Inquiry Design Model (IDM) Blueprintâ„¢
Celebration Songs
NDNAEU 2 “Learning & Storytelling”
Compelling QuestionWhat is the purpose of songs in celebrations? 
Standards and PracticesH.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 North Dakota.
Staging the QuestionWhat songs do you sing to celebrate different events in your life? 
Supporting Question 1 Supporting Question 2 
What songs do you sing, and why? What are some songs that we sing in our celebrations? 
Formative Performance TaskFormative Performance Task
Students will share three different songs their family sings and why (after interviewing their family). Students will create a song from a special event in their life. 
Featured SourcesFeatured Sources
Music video, Earl Bullhead:
Watch first minute of video from Teachings of Our Elders with Dr Wayne Fox:
SUMMATIVE PERFORMANCE TASK: Supported Claim (written/spoken) or Demonstration of Process (project-based)Students will discuss in pairs the importance of song in celebrations using personal experiences. 
SUMMATIVE PERFORMANCE TASK: ExtensionStudents will discuss the proper place and purpose of a song. 
Taking Informed Action / Real World ApplicationStudents will perform (sing/dance) a simple song to a familiar tune. 
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