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Folklore of quilts and the Underground Railroad codes associated with them.
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Folklore of quilts and the Underground Railroad codes associated with them.

Folklore of quilts and the Underground Railroad codes associated with them.

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Slaves Quilt Let's identify the quilt squares on the signboard and then look at the folklore codes associated with them.

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underground railroad quilt code---will be doing something similar with this for Maryland-Harriet Tubmans birth state

African American slaves used many tactics traveling the Underground Railroad to freedom. The most visually striking were the secret codes that were sewn onto quilts

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Underground Railroad Quilt Codes  Secret messages in the form of quilt patterns aided slaves escaping the bonds of captivity in the Southern states before and during the American Civil War. Slaves …
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Underground Railroad Quilt Codes  Secret messages in the form of quilt patterns aided slaves escaping the bonds of captivity in the Southern states before and during the American Civil War. Slaves …

Underground Railroad Quilt Codes  Secret messages in the form of quilt patterns aided slaves escaping the bonds of captivity in the Southern states before and during the American Civil War. Slaves …
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Underground railroad paper quilt Thi would be nice with one of my summer UNDERGROUND RAILROAD prog.
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Underground railroad paper quilt - Have students each create a square or mini quilt. (Idea for high-achieving students -- Provide a starting and ending point and have the students figure out which directions to give on their quilt.

Freedom Quilt art linked to the Caribbean.

We could create a paper quilt, such as this one, after reading about the quilts used in the Underground Railroad.

I wrote this plan as part of a cross curricular topic on the Caribbean and its history (linked to the slave trade) Children learn about the underground railroad movement, its songs and also its symbolic artwork.

Underground railroad paper quilt Thi would be nice with one of my summer UNDERGROUND RAILROAD prog.

Underground railroad paper quilt Thi would be nice with one of my summer UNDERGROUND RAILROAD prog.
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Underground Railroad Quilts | Sue's Underground Railroad Quilt | Quilted JoyQuilted Joy
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Sampler of Freedom Quilt squares used in the Underground Railroad.

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PATTERNS FROM THE FREEDOM TRAILS QUILT: I use quilts to teach vertex edge graphs during Civil War Unit.
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Members will participate in a Freedom Quilt activity in celebration of Juneteenth.

PATTERNS FROM THE FREEDOM TRAILS QUILT: I use quilts to teach vertex edge graphs during Civil War Unit.

PATTERNS FROM THE FREEDOM TRAILS QUILT: I use quilts to teach vertex edge graphs during Civil War Unit.

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The Underground Railroad - Suggested Reading & Freedom Quilt Craftivity

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Underground Railroad Quilt Codes Secret messages in the form of quilt patterns aided slaves escaping the bonds of captivity in the Southern states before and during the American Civil War.

Kente Cloth- K-2nd.  history and color significance with the students. great lesson for sorting and stacking strips of paper by size - something that can easily be tied into math.  After the students overlap strips of paper, used Sharpie markers to add traditional African line patterns to "kente cloth"

Kente Cloth- history and color significance with the students. great lesson for sorting and stacking strips of paper by size - something that can easily be tied into math. After the students overlap strips of paper, used Sharpie markers to add tr

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We are in the process of making Freedom Quilts for Black History Month. It is a group project we are doing in fourth and fifth grade.

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Threads of Freedom: The Underground Railroad Story in Quilts

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Symmetry-Kaleidoscope name design - integrate math and the arts - could be an interesting idea for a quilt block.

minecraft selfies - have students create selfies, then use them to calculate area and perimeter

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