How we express ourselves

Unit 5

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

Self-expression drives social change.

Key Concepts: Related Concepts

  • perspective: opinions, prejudice, beliefs

  • change: transformation

  • responsibility: rights, values, and initiatives

Lines of Inquiry

  • The relationship between values and responsibility

  • Economic and technological transformation

  • Discrimination and segregation

  • The organization of movements

Attributes of the Learner Profile

  • empathy

Approaches to Learning

  • communication skills

FCPS Portrait of a Graduate Traits