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

People work together to achieve a goal.

Key Concepts: Related Concepts


  • Connection: relationships
  • Responsibility: citizenship, rights
  • Form: attributes

Lines of Inquiry

  • How we set goals
  • Roles within groups
  • Importance of communication
  • Attributes

Attributes of the Learner Profile

  • Caring
  • Open-minded
  • Principled

Approaches to Learning

  • Self-management skills (codes of behavior)
  • Social skills (respecting others)
  • Thinking skills (comprehension)

FCPS Portrait of a Graduate Traits