Who we are

Unit 1

Transdisciplinary Theme

Who we are: an inquiry into the nature of the self; beliefs and values; personal, physical, mental, social and spiritual health; human relationships including families, friends, communities, and cultures; rights and responsibilities; what it means to be human.

Central Idea

Our responsibilities and actions impact communities.

Key Concepts: Related Concepts


  • function: role
  • responsibility: citizenship
  • causation: impact

Lines of Inquiry

  • Responsibilities
  • How individuals function in a community
  • The impact of our actions

Attributes of the Learner Profile

  • caring
  • principled
  • inquirer

Approaches to Learning

  • Thinking Skills: Critical Thinking: Analyzing  - observe carefully in order to recognize problems
  • Communication: Speaking - discuss and negotiate ideas and knowledge with peers and teachers.

FCPS Portrait of a Graduate Traits