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

Citizens’ responsibilities and actions impact communities small and large.

Key Concepts: Related Concepts


  • function: role
  • responsibility: citizenship
  • reflection: 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

  • communication skills
  • social skills
  • thinking skills

FCPS Portrait of a Graduate Traits