Who we are

Unit 4

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

Beliefs and values guide our actions in times of change.

Key Concepts: Related Concepts

  • perspective: identity
  • change: interpretation
  • responsibility: action

Lines of Inquiry

  • Group identities, beliefs, and values
  • How opposing values can lead to conflict
  • Opportunities for different types of action
  • How change impacts communities

Attributes of the Learner Profile

  • Open-Minded
  • Thinker
  • Risk Taker

Approaches to Learning

  • communication skills
  • social
  • thinking skills

FCPS Portrait of a Graduate Traits

  • communicator
  • collaborator
  • creative and critical thinker

FCPS Curriculum by Content Area