|Inquiry Design Model (IDM) Blueprint™|
|Pictographs and Petroglyphs|
|NDNAEU 1 “Sacred Relatives”, NDNAEU 2 “Learning & Storytelling”, NDNAEU 7 “Native Identity”|
|Compelling Question||How do different cultures around the world leave messages behind for others to figure out?|
|Standards and Practices||G.K_2.2 Describe how the physical environment affects people and how people affect the physical environment|
G.6_12.2 Analyze the movement of people, goods, ideas, technology, etc. throughout the world.
G.6_12.3.1 Describe the differences and similarities among cultures around the world.
|Staging the Question||How did Native Americans represent their History through Pictographs and Petroglyphs?|
|Supporting Question 1||Supporting Question 2||Supporting Question 3|
|What is a pictograph and a petroglyph?||What kind of messages did people leave behind for others to see?||How do people communicate messages to others today?|
|Formative Performance Task||Formative Performance Task||Formative Performance Task|
|Research what a pictograph and a petroglyph are. What are the differences?||Have students research Native American symbols and where they have been found.|
How are pictographs used by other cultures?
|Research project: Describe ways people have communicated in the past and present. (stone tablets, telegrams, smoke signals, morris code, email, etc.)|
Students will read the Wikipedia link below as a driving question to their research projects on the History of Communication.
|Featured Sources||Featured Sources||Featured Sources|
|Native American Petroglyphs and Pictographs: Drawings and Meanings|
|Native American Symbols, Pictographs and Petroglyphs https://www.legendsofamerica.com/na-symbols/2/|
Pictographs and Petroglyph Images
|Students will use the internet, library, and history textbook.|
History of Communication
|SUMMATIVE PERFORMANCE TASK: Supported Claim (written/spoken) or Demonstration of Process (project-based)||Instruct students to create their own story by using Native American symbols. Have students interpret each other’s stories or messages.|
Archaeologists may have different interpretations.
|SUMMATIVE PERFORMANCE TASK: Extension||Compare the Native American Pictographs and Petroglyph to other ancient cultures of the world and how they used symbols to represent their past. (Egypt, Africa, Europe, etc)|
|Taking Informed Action / Real World Application||Museum field trip|
Have an Archaeologist come and present to the class and describe how they study pictographs and petroglyphs.