Where we are in place and time

Unit 4

Transdisciplinary Theme

Where we are in place and time: An inquiry into orientation in place and time; personal histories; homes and journeys; the discoveries, explorations, and migrations of humankind; the relationships between and the interconnectedness of individuals and civilizations, from local and global perspectives. 

Central Idea

Curiosity leads to exploration that expands ideas.

Key Concepts: Related Concepts

  • Perspective: Point of view
  • Connection: Problem solving
  • Change: Relationships

Lines of Inquiry

  • How thinking evolves over time
  • Asking and answering questions 
  • Building theories
  • Gathering evidence & the research process

Attributes of the Learner Profile

  • Knowledgeable
  • Thinker
  • Reflective

Approaches to Learning

  • Research Skills
  • Self-Management Skills

FCPS Portrait of a Graduate Traits

  • Creative and Critical Thinker
  • Goal Directed and Resilient Individual

FCPS Curriculum by Content Area