Women in History Activity I-V

(Earning potential of $27 FunBucks with 5 available activities) 

         Earn FunBucks for each submitted activity.

  Submit your completed activity and

earn $5 FunBucks

I. Sarah Boone
Introduction: Sarah Boone was an inventor. She is the woman that created the iron board. 
Materials:
  • Video
  • Your own arts and crafts (paper, coloring pencils, crayolas, markers, clay, wood, etc)

 

Steps:

  1. First, watch the video provided to learn about Sarah Boone. 

  2. Then, create your own invention just like Sarah- let's put our creative minds to work. You are now the inventor.

  3. It can be anything. Maybe something that you need, something that you would like, anything at all.

  4. Make a drawing of your invention and then make it come to life by actually creating it using your arts and crafts.

  5. Once your creation is ready take a picture of it, and write a short paragraph explaining what it is, and how it works.

  6. Submit your drawing, the written paragraph and a picture of your invention.

       Submit your activity and

earn $4 FunBucks

II. Eva Peron

Introduction:  Let's learn about this magnificent woman called Eva Peron also known as Evita. Eva Peron was the wife of Argentine president Juan Domingo Peron. She used her political position to fight for women's suffrage and to improve the lives of the poor.

 
Materials:
  • Attachment below
  • Paper
  • Pencil

Steps:

  1. First, watch the short video about Eva Peron.

  2. Read over the attachment below.

  3. Then, do a little more research on Eva and find out what American singer dedicated a song to her.

  4. Once you find who it was, search for the song on YouTube and listen to it. Now , lets put our creative minds into action.

  5. Create your own song highlighting things about Eva Peron just like the American singer did. 

  6. Be super creative. You can use the student resource available in the Hub, Quavar Music, to create your own music, but you must create the lyrics to the song as well and record yourself. 

  7. Or if you prefer, you can write a poem about Eva instead. The Poem must be minimum about half page long.

Submit your completed project and

earn $5 FunBucks

III. Gabrielle Coco Chanel
Introduction:   Coco Chanel is one of the worlds best fashion designers. She changed the fashion industry by changing the way women clothed themselves and the way they were viewed in society. Now it's your opportunity to become a fashion designer and revolutionize the fashion industry.
Materials:
  • Construction paper

  • Coloring pencils, crayolas, or markers

  • Ribbons, glitter, rhinestones, fabric or any other craft material you would like.

Steps:

  1. Watch the video about Coco Chanel

  2. Then, sketch out your very own outfit. It can be anything you want, a dress, pants, shirts, hats, shoes, etc. You decide.

  3. This is your opportunity to revolutionize the fashion industry so be super creative and show us the fashion designer in you.

  4. Now you will have to construct your outfit sample. You can use glitter, ribbons, fabric etc. Your outfit does not have to be large it can be a doll size version.

  5. Take a picture of your sketched outfit and of your constructed sample and submit it to us along with a short paragraph letting us know what inspired you to create this outfit.

   Submit your speech and  
  Earn $4 FunBucks.

Extra FunBucks: Record your speech and submit it to us, and Earn an extra $3 FunBucks

IV. Malala Yousafzai
Introduction: Malala Yousafzai is a leading spokesperson for human rights, education and women’s rights. Now it's your time to become a spokesperson and advocate for human rights, education and women rights.
Materials:
  • Paper
  • Pencil
  • Attachment below
Steps:
  1. Watch the video
  2. Read the attachment below.
  3. Write a 2 minute speech about why it is important to advocate for human rights, education, or women's rights. Choose only one of the three.
  4. Submit your written speech.

Submit your recording and

earn $6 FunBucks

V. Oprah Winfrey
Introduction:  Oprah Winfrey is an influential talk show host, author, philanthropist, actress and media personality. She has played a key role in modern American life, shaping cultural trends and promoting various liberal causes. It is now your turn to become a talk show host.
Materials:
  • Attachment document

  • Paper

  • pencil

  • video recorder or audio recorder

Steps: 

  1. Watch the video

  2. Read the attached document about Oprah.

  3. You are now a talk show host. Create your own talk show stage at home.

  4. Find someone to interview. It can be anyone, but it has to be someone that is influential in some type of way, or advocating for a cause (a teacher, a doctor, a librarian, a politician, etc).

  5. Create your own interview questions.

  6. Now its time to interview. Video record or audio record your interview and submit it to us.