How we organize ourselves

Unit 6

Transdisciplinary Theme

How we organize ourselves: an inquiry into the interconnectedness of human-made systems and communities; the structure and function of organizations; societal decision-making; economic activities and their impact on humankind and the environment.

Central Idea

Life experiences guide people’s decisions.

Key Concepts: Related Concepts

  • perspective: opinion
  • reflection: interpretation
  • causation: persuasion

Lines of Inquiry

  • Parts within an economic system
  • Needs and wants
  • Persuasion

Attributes of the Learner Profile

  • balanced
  • reflective
  • open-minded

Approaches to Learning

  • self-management skills

FCPS Portrait of a Graduate Traits

  • Goal Directed and Resilient Individual
  • Ethical and Global Citizen

FCPS Curriculum by Content Area