How we express ourselves

Unit 3

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

Humans use senses to learn and communicate about the world.

Key Concepts: Related Concepts


  • form: structure
  • function: communication
  • connection: systems

Lines of Inquiry

  • We have five senses.
  • By using the senses, objects can be described and grouped.
  • The five senses help us.

Attributes of the Learner Profile

  • inquirer
  • communicator

Approaches to Learning

  • research skills
  • communication skills
  • thinking skills

FCPS Portrait of a Graduate Traits