Quilt

Double wedding ring pattern, made by Catherine Stewart from pieced cotton scraps found on the Ninety Six Ranch, ca. 1930 Library of Congress Call Number NV-SI-19 Digital ID afc96ran 47823

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Second Grade Unit Plan

Children will use books, magazines, Internet, people from our county and any other resources to gain background knowledge of quilt history, and the stories quilts tell. As a culminating activity, students will write a story about a special memory and design a quilt block to illustrate their story.

By Eugenia Crawford

Cartoogechaye Elementary School- Macon County Schools

Adventures of the American Mind- Western Carolina University

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