Teaching with Primary Sources

American Quilts


Project Overview

This unit is designed for third and fourth grade students. My project will introduce students to the wonderful world of quiltmaking as they explore the history, design, creation, and use of a variety of American quilts through pictures, audio recordings, and literature. The lessons in this unit will incorporate Language Arts, Social Studies, Social Science, Math, Computer Technology, Music, and Arts and Crafts. These lessons also allow for differentiation and utilizes several Multiple Intelligences.

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Governors State University - Teaching with Primary Sources Partner
Dorothy L. Jones
Chicago Heights School District 170
Last Updated on December 10, 2007