An inquiry into rights and responsibilities and what it means to be human
Central Idea: People use systems to promote expectations.
Key Concepts: Function, Connection, Responsibility
Lines of Inquiry:
Function; How do systems work?
Connection; What is the relationship between governments and citizens?
Responsibility; What are the political responsibilities of community members?
What attributes should people in authority have and why?
Actions we hope to see:
We hope to see students taking action and standing up for others when they see unjust situations
Students encouraging adults in their lives to be more politically active.
Students becoming more politically active. Example; writing a letter to an elected official about an issue.
Creating systems in school and at home to help improve and solve problems.
Students forming opinions about school, community, and world issues.
- Form - What is it like?
- Function - How does it work?
- Causation - Why is it like it is?
- Change - How is it changing?
- Connection - How is it connected to other things?
- Perspective - What are the points of view?
- Responsibility - What is our responsibility?
- Reflection - How do we know?