The Census and You


  • Aug 19 2010 8:35 PM

    David Melton

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Lessons in this guide, provided by the U.S. Census Bureau, use readings, activities, and maps of the United States to introduce ESL and Adult students to the United States census, particularly Census 2000. Students will learn what a census is and why it's important to them, their families, and their communities. Lessons are designed to lead students from understanding the census to participating in it.

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    Topics and Grades

    Grade: 6 to 12

    Topics: United States History, Geography, Data Analysis, Statistics, and Probability, Mathematics, American Democracy, Electives, Sociology, History-Social Science

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    • Teacher Materials

    Tool for: Teachers, Parents, Administrators


    Instructional Strategy

    Grouping: Large Group Instruction

    Teaching Method: Discussions; Cooperative Learning