Third graders create ‘Keeping Quilt’

  • Monday, September 1, 2014

Photo Provided MNE third graders show off their “Keeping Quilt.”

Heather Walsh’s third grade class at Marrington Elementary School spent the first week of school reading the book “The Keeping Quilt” by Patricia Polacco.

The story speaks about how a family who came from Russia moved to New York and wanted to keep their heritage and memories alive by creating a quilt out of important clothes and mementos from family over the years. The quilt has passed on for generations.

Third graders created a quilt block on which they drew all of the things that are important to them now. A real quilt was put together to create a Keeping Quilt for the year.

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