How we express ourselves

Unit 4

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

We share our life experiences and family traditions in many ways.

Key Concepts: Related Concepts

  • perspective: point of view
  • form: properties
  • reflections: interpretation

Lines of Inquiry

  • How life experiences shape who we are
  • Expression
  • How literature can express culture
  • The purpose of traditions

Attributes of the Learner Profile

  • risk taker
  • open-minded
  • communicator

Approaches to Learning

  • social skills
  • communication skills

FCPS Portrait of a Graduate Traits