American Literature & Native Humor

Inquiry Design Model (IDM) Blueprint™ American Literature & Native Humor NDNAEU 2 “Learning & Storytelling”, NDNAEU 4 “Sense of Humor” Compelling Question American Indian tribes use humor to teach a lesson about life and how does that relate to American literature? Standards and Practices Craft and Structure RL.6 Explain how an author develops the point…

What’s In a Name?

Inquiry Design Model (IDM) Blueprint™ “What’s In a Name?” NDNAEU 2 “Learning & Storytelling”, NDNAEU 7 “Native Identity” Compelling Question Is there a story behind a name? Standards and Practices RL 2.3 Recount stories, including fables, folktales, and myths fromdiverse cultures to determine the central message, lesson, ormoral and explain how it is conveyed through…

How Chipmunk Got His Stripes

Inquiry Design Model (IDM) Blueprint™ “How Chipmunk Got His Stripes” NDNAEU 2 “Learning & Storytelling”, NDNAEU 4 “Sense of Humor”, NDNAEU 7 “Native Identity” Compelling Question How can/why do we learn and teach others through storytelling? Standards and Practices RL.2.K – With prompting and support, retell familiar stories, including key/supporting details. RL.2.1 – Retell stories,…

Iktomi’s Animal Warrior Society

Inquiry Design Model (IDM) Blueprint™ Iktomi’ s   Animal   Warrior   Society   NDNAEU 1 “Sacred Relatives”, NDNAEU 2 “Learning & Storytelling”, NDNAEU 7 “Native Identity” Compelling Question Who was in Iktomi’s Animal Warrior Society?   Iktomi’s   Animal   Warrior   Society?   Standards and Practices RL2.4  Determine   a   theme   of  …

Ojibwe Legend of the Rainbow

Inquiry Design Model (IDM) Blueprint™ “Ojibwe Legend of the Rainbow” NDNAEU 1 “Sacred Relatives”, NDNAEU 2 “Learning & Storytelling”, NDNAEU 7 “Native Identity” Compelling Question What is the Ojibwe origin story of a Rainbow Standards and Practices RL1.1 Ask and answer questions about key/supporting details in a text before, during, and after reading.RL3.1 Describe characters,…