Gifts

Inquiry Design Model (IDM) Blueprint™ Gifts NDNAEU 3 “Sharing & Generosity”, NDNAEU 6 “Native Contributions” Compelling Question What unique gifts do I bring to the world?  Standards and Practices E.K_2.4 Identify how community helpers impact others.  (How do community helpers like firefighters,soldiers, police officers, business professionals, etc., help our community) E.K_2.2 Compare and contrast producers…

Geography and Interconnectedness

Inquiry Design Model (IDM) Blueprint™ Geography and Interconnectedness NDNAEU 1 “Sacred Relatives”, NDNAEU 7 “Native Identity” Compelling Question How does our interconnectedness to the land and our understanding of geography help us understand the world around us?  Standards and Practices G.K_2.1 Construct maps, graphs, and other representations that contain symbols, labels, and legends.G.3_5.1 Construct maps,…

Columbus Lost?

Inquiry Design Model (IDM) Blueprint™ Columbus Lost? NDNAEU 2 “Learning & Storytelling” Compelling Question Was Christopher Columbus actually lost?  Standards and Practices H.K_2.5 Explain how individuals and groups have made significant historical changes.H.3_5.4 Analyze national holidays or days of observance in the United State and explain how they impact culture. Staging the Question Christopher Columbus…

Celebration Songs

Inquiry Design Model (IDM) Blueprint™ Celebration Songs NDNAEU 2 “Learning & Storytelling” Compelling Question What is the purpose of songs in celebrations?  Standards and Practices H.K_2.1 Compare perspectives of people in the past to those of people in the present.H.3_5.3 Describe the North Dakota Native American Essential Understandings.H.3_5.9 Explain how individuals and groups contributed to…

Brother Eagle, Sister Sky

Inquiry Design Model (IDM) Blueprint™ Brother Eagle, Sister Sky NDNAEU 1 “Sacred Relatives”, NDNAEU 2 “Learning & Storytelling”, NDNAEU 7 “Native Identity” Compelling Question How are we all connected?  Standards and Practices K-ESS3-1. Use a model to represent the relationship between the needs of different plants and animals (including humans) and the places they live.G.3_5.7…