|Inquiry Design Model (IDM) Blueprint™|
|American Indian Boarding Schools|
|NDNAEU 5 “Tribal Policies, Treaties and Sovereignty”|
|Compelling Question||What was it like to grow up in an American Indian Boarding School?|
|Standards and Practices||R1.2 Determine and analyze a theme and/or central idea of texts:|
W.3 Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, well-chosen details, and well-structured event sequences.
|Staging the Question||Are the United States’ American Indian assimilation policies acts of racism?|
|Supporting Question 1||Supporting Question 2||Supporting Question 3|
|What is meant by ‘genocide’?||What are acts of racism?||Are you ethnocentric?|
|Formative Performance Task||Formative Performance Task||Formative Performance Task|
|Use the source to form your own explanation of what ‘genocide’ means.||Use the source to create a list of examples of acts of racism.||Use the source to determine whether you are ethnocentric.|
|Featured Sources||Featured Sources||Featured Sources|
|SUMMATIVE PERFORMANCE TASK: Supported Claim (written/spoken) or Demonstration of Process (project-based)||Read the source, http://www.sagchip.org/ziibiwing/planyourvisit/pdf/AIBSCurrGuide.pdf|
Imagine you were a child growing up in the American Indian Boarding School system, write an essay to describe your feelings (fears, anger, betrayal, loneliness, etc.). Then explain how you would survive this ordeal.
|SUMMATIVE PERFORMANCE TASK: Extension||Examine the culture of your school to determine whether assimilation practices are still in effect. Write an essay to explain your findings and the reasons behind them.|
|Taking Informed Action / Real World Application||Develop steps you can take in your life, that you will teach to your children, to create a more equitable society in America.|