How we express ourselves

Unit 1

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Transdisciplinary Theme

How we express ourselves: an inquiry into the ways in which we discover and express ideas, feelings, nature, culture, beliefs and values; the ways in which we reflect on, extend and enjoy our creativity, our appreciation of the aesthetic.

Central Idea

We communicate in a variety of ways to share our experiences and knowledge of the world.

Key Concepts: Related Concepts

  • reflection: evidence
  • function: communication
  • form: structure

Lines of Inquiry

  • People express themselves in a variety of ways.

  • People choose the way they communicate based on a specific purpose.

  • People communicate with others to broaden their perspective on a topic.

  • Scientists create terms to organize and classify the natural world.

Attributes of the Learner Profile

  • inquirer
  • knowledgeable
  • thinker

Approaches to Learning

  • research skills
  • thinking skills

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