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, exploration and migration of humankind; the relationships between and the interconnectedness of individuals and civilization, from local and global perspectives.

Central Idea

People make a place their home for different reasons.

Key Concepts: Related Concepts

  • connection: interaction
  • causation: impact
  • change: same and different

Lines of Inquiry

  • How geography determines where people live  
  • Opportunities & reasons for human migration 
  • How listening and speaking with others influences our ideas

Attributes of the Learner Profile

  • Communicator
  • Open-Minded
  • Reflective

Approaches to Learning

  • Communication Skills
  • Social Skills

FCPS Portrait of a Graduate Traits

  • Communicator
  • Collaborator

FCPS Curriculum by Content Area