|Inquiry Design Model (IDM) Blueprint™|
|Thirteen Moons on Turtles Back|
|NDNAEU 1 “Sacred Relatives”, NDNAEU 2 “Learning & Storytelling”, NDNAEU 7 “Native Identity”|
|Compelling Question||How can you keep track of time if you don’t have a watch or calendar?|
|Standards and Practices||ND Social Studies Standards:|
H.K_2.1 Compare perspectives of people in the past to those of people in the present.
G.K_2.1 Describe how the physical environment affects people and how people affect the physical environment.
|Staging the Question||How did early Indigenous people keep track of time?|
|Supporting Question 1||Supporting Question 2||Supporting Question 3|
|Read the book, Thirteen Moons on Turtle’s Back by Joseph Bruchac. What does each legend have in common?||Can you locate the geographical region of each “moon” tribe based upon clues within the legend?||Why did some Native people use a turtle’s back as a calendar?|
|Formative Performance Task||Formative Performance Task||Formative Performance Task|
|Using a Venn diagram, choose two legends and list differences in each legend plus commonalities.||Find the geographical location of three of the legends using clues held within the legend. Use a search engine to confirm your hunch and bookmark the website or copy and paste the link into a document.||Read “A Note About This Book” on the last page of Thirteen Moons on Turtle’s Back. Using a search engine, find other moon legends or names that may not have been listed in Thirteen Moons on Turtle’s Back. Write a short summary about one of the stories that you find using your own words or make a list of other moon names and state the tribe.|
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|SUMMATIVE PERFORMANCE TASK: Supported Claim (written/spoken) or Demonstration of Process (project-based)||Which moons legend originated in North Dakota? State the legend and support your reasoning with facts.|
|SUMMATIVE PERFORMANCE TASK: Extension||Create a calendar using symbols from the thirteen moons listed in Joseph Bruchac’s book.|
|Taking Informed Action / Real World Application||Compare and contrast the Indigenous moon names to the current lunar calendar.|