How we express ourselves

Unit 1

Transdisciplinary Theme

How we express ourselves: an inquiry into the ways in which we discover and express ideas, feelings, nature, culture, beliefs and values; the ways in which we reflect on, extend and enjoy our creativity, our appreciation of the aesthetic.

Central Idea

Our bodies help us learn.

Key Concepts: Related Concepts


  • Form: Features
  • Function: Communication

Lines of Inquiry

  • We use our bodies in different ways.
  • We use our bodies to communicate.
  • We communicate for different reasons.

Attributes of the Learner Profile

  • Caring
  • Communicators

Approaches to Learning

  • Communication skills
  • Social skills

FCPS Portrait of a Graduate Traits

  • Communicator
  • Goal-Directed and Resilient Individual