How we organize ourselves

Unit 2

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

The environment defines communities.

Key Concepts: Related Concepts

  • connection: interdependence

  • causation: impact

  • change: transformation

Lines of Inquiry

  • The surroundings determine how people live
  • Community life changes over time
  • American Indian contributions

Attributes of the Learner Profile

  • principled

  • inquirers

  • communicators

Approaches to Learning

  • social skills
  • self-management skills

FCPS Portrait of a Graduate Traits