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 help each other and work together in a community.

Key Concepts: Related Concepts


  • Connection: similarities and differences
  • Responsibility: roles
  • Form: attributes

Lines of Inquiry

  • Attributes
  • Roles within groups
  • Ways we work together
  • The importance of community jobs

Attributes of the Learner Profile

  • Caring
  • Balanced
  • Principled

Approaches to Learning

  • Communication Skills - I can share my ideas.
  • Social Skills - I can listen to my friends share their ideas.

FCPS Portrait of a Graduate Traits

  • Collaborator
  • Ethical & Global Citizen

FCPS Curriculum by Content Area