Inquiry Design Model (IDM) Blueprint™
Dancing with Nature in Classroom or Gymnasium
NDNAEU 1 “Sacred Relatives”, NDNAEU 2 “Learning & Storytelling”, NDNAEU 7 “Native Identity”
Compelling QuestionWhat is your relationship with nature?
Standards and PracticesS5.M4.7
Staging the QuestionWhat Anishinaabe relatives are in nature, and how can we dance with them for our well-being?
Supporting Question 1 
Watch the video and answer the questions provided by NDNAEU on paperindividually or orally as a class
Formative Performance Task
Discuss the answers to videos in class, and discuss further what the Anishinaabe learned from the animals, winged, crawlers/swimmers, four-legged, and the universe. Write a one page summary or choose 8 to 10 words that can be written in the Anishinaabe language and write them on paper. Practice dancing with nature by  going outside and let nature move you as you listen to the wind, trees, birds, animals, or water.
Featured Sources
Walk the Good Road of the Ancestors with JT Shining Oneside
SUMMATIVE PERFORMANCE TASK: Supported Claim (written/spoken) or Demonstration of Process (project-based)Have students go home and share the video or their writing or picture with family and get their input on names of family in Nature.
SUMMATIVE PERFORMANCE TASK: ExtensionDo a capstone project with the music or health class or art to further study nature and dancing. 
Taking Informed Action / Real World ApplicationHave students display their writings or findings outside in the hallway. 
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