How we express ourselves

Unit 6

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

Necessity and creativity inspire innovation.

Key Concepts: Related Concepts

  • form: features
  • function: interactions
  • causation: improvement

Lines of Inquiry

  • How people find inspiration
  • Reasons people create
  • How innovations solve problems

Attributes of the Learner Profile

  • Reflective
  • Knowledgeable
  • Risk-Taker
  • Communicators

Approaches to Learning

  • communication skills
  • thinking skills
  • self-management

FCPS Portrait of a Graduate Traits

  • Communicator
  • Creative and Critical Thinker
  • Goal Directed and Resilient Individual

FCPS Curriculum by Content Area