Students will engage with a variety of RBG multimedia to learn about her amazing accomplishments throughout her life and career before designing and creating their own version of her iconic necklace.
Access to computers
Maker / art supplies (scissors, glue, markers, paint, tape, beads, etc)
White paper plates or cardboard or cardstock
Possibly: 3D printer or vinyl cutter or laser cutter
Learn about LHM
Create a card for a special lady
There are so many women who have made an impact on history through their courage, discoveries and accomplishments. But which woman means the most to you in your life? Maybe a family member? Teacher? Coach? There are so many wonderful women in all of our lives!
Give students some time to create WHM cards for the important women in their lives. Encourage students to write personalized notes in the card that are grade appropriate and heartfelt, or include information about a famous woman from history they learned about.
Learn about RBG
Create your own version of the RBG iconic collar
Expand on this activity
After the students design their collar it is up to the teacher to expand on the activity the following are some ideas that would work. Please let the MFL team know if you think of anything that should be added to this list!
ART: have students research ancient Egyptian collars and how they were created with jewels and gold.
HISTORY: Connect these power necklaces to armor and how female warriors of the past protected themselves.
MATH: Have students create a simple fractal design to use for a collar design.
ELA: There are countless books about RBG out there and writing exercises for students of all grades to engage with!