Coat of Arms:Lesson by:Dara Ross
The Brooklyn International High School
9th and 10th Grade Humanities
Make a Coat of Arms to Represent a Character
ObjectiveStudents will design and print their own Medieval coat of arms using tinkercad.com for a character or a historical figure that they have been studying. They can pick from St. George, Macbeth, Macduff or even Lady Macbeth or the Witches.
- Coat of Arms Symbols
- Victoria and Albert Museum
- Create an Online Coat of Arms Interactive
- The Middle Ages for Kids-Coat of Arms
- Computers with internet access
- Tinkercad.com (inexpensive)
- 3D Project Rubric
- Brainstorm: Describe the character that you are making a coat of arms for? What do you know about the character? What are some of their character traits?
- Documentation: Take a screenshot of your tinkercad design or a picture of your final character Coat of Arms and paste and include it in your documentation.
What is a coat of arms? Why was it used during the middle ages?
- Describe and explain your coat of arms. What colors, patterns, symbols and images did you use on your coat of arms and why?
- What does your coat of arms tell us about your character? What will we learn about your character from looking at your coat of arms?
- What is a coat of arms? Why was it used during the middle ages?