Where we are in place and time

Unit 2

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 relationship between and the interconnectedness of individuals and civilizations, from local and global perspectives.

Central Idea

People migrate and adapt for many reasons,

Key Concepts: Related Concepts

  • Perspective: impact
  • Causation: empathy
  • Change: power

Lines of Inquiry

  • Evaluating multiple points of view
  • Consequences and results
  • Environmental impacts on people’s choices
  • People adapt to change

Attributes of the Learner Profile

  • Balanced
  • Reflective
  • Knowledgeable

Approaches to Learning

  • Self-Management Skills
    • How do I manage my feelings and emotions around challenging situations? 
  • Thinking Skills 
    • Uncovering complexity and going deeply
    • Reasoning with Evidence
  • Communication Skills
    • Reasoning with evidence (ie. Jamestown DBQ)

FCPS Portrait of a Graduate Traits

  • Communicator
  • Creative and Critical Thinker
  • Goal Directed and Resilient Individual

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