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?
An inquiry into how our government works
An inquiry into the roles and responsibilities of each branch of government
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.