Unit 1: who we are

  • Title of the unit: We the people

  • Transdisciplinary theme: Who we are

  • Central idea: Societies create systems of rules and laws.

  • What lines of inquiry will define the scope of the inquiry into the central idea?

    1. An inquiry into how our government works

    2. An inquiry into the roles and responsibilities of each branch of government

    3. An inquiry into the different types of government



Description of the Unit: In our first unit of inquiry, students will discover the importance of rules and laws. They will explore what it means to be a citizen and what rights and responsibilities they gain as being such. They will understand how the US government works and what it does for its country.

3rd Unit 1 PYP Newsletter.pdf