|Inquiry Design Model (IDM) Blueprint™|
|NDNAEU 6 “Native Contributions”, NDNAEU 7 “Native Identity”|
|Compelling Question||Name a figure you would nominate for creating a national holiday after. You must justify your nomination.|
|Standards and Practices||US.6_12.3 Explain the relationship of events focusing on the link(s) between cause and effect.|
WH.6_12.6 Explain how past events connect to the present.
ND.6_12.4.6 Use various primary and secondary resources to acquire, analyze, and evaluate information.
WH.6_12.5 Analyze causes and effects of global events in the past using primary and/or secondary sources.
WH.6_12.1-6.E4.3 Explain the social, cultural, or economic changes influenced by globalization.
|Staging the Question||Make a list of current holidays celebrated in the United States. Consider the people/events these holidays are named after. What do these people and events have in common?|
|Supporting Question 1||Supporting Question 2||Supporting Question 3|
|How did the European view of land use and profit differ from that of Native Americans? Which could be argued to be more sustainable?||List and Describe the accomplishments of Columbus||How was the worldview of Las Casas different from the worldview of Columbus?|
|Formative Performance Task||Formative Performance Task||Formative Performance Task|
|Research the Encomienda system as used by the Spanish controlled American lands. View the video linked here. https://teachingsofourelders.org/essential-understanding-6-debbe-poitra/ Compare and contrast these two views in regard to ecology and land use.||Brainstorm Facts (individually first and then as a group) about all you know about Columbus – include myth as well as reality.||Research and collect 15 significant facts concerning the life of Columbus and Las Casas. Create a Venn diagram representing this information.|
|Featured Sources||Featured Sources||Featured Sources|
|Encyclopedia, Online Search, History Textbook||A People’s History of the United States|
|In Defense of the Indians|
Encyclopedia, Online Research, History Textbook
|SUMMATIVE PERFORMANCE TASK: Supported Claim (written/spoken) or Demonstration of Process (project-based)||Write a letter to the editor of a local newspaper arguing for a reconsideration of or reaffirmation of Columbus Day.|
|SUMMATIVE PERFORMANCE TASK: Extension||Create awareness of what social justice and institutional racism means for you and the school.|
|Taking Informed Action / Real World Application||Based on your research/learning from this lesson, write a letter to an elected official of your choice in which you offer your support for the continued recognition of Columbus Day or offer reasons to remove it as a holiday. For an alternative to this action, you may compose a similar letter to businesses that offer “Columbus Day” sales.|