Unsupported Browser

ESL Library's search may not function properly in Internet Explorer. We recommend using Google Chrome or Firefox instead.

Unsupported Browser

ESL Library's search may not function properly in older browsers. We recommend updating yours to the latest version for the best experience.

Search ESL Libraryfor lessons, resources, flashcards, or blog posts

Sorry, we couldn’t find any lessons, resources, flashcards, or blog posts matching that search term.

Unsupported Browser

ESL Library may not function properly in Internet Explorer. We recommend using Google Chrome or Firefox instead.

Unsupported Browser

ESL Library may not function properly in older browsers. We recommend updating yours to the latest version for the best experience.

For those teachers who have recently had to make the switch to online teaching due to the COVID‑19 crisis, we are hosting a series of free webinars to help you make the most of our digital tools. Learn How to Register

82 us census

The US Census

Famous Things

Int – High Int

Students will read a brief history of the US Census and discuss its functions. They will also learn how to express statistics using percentages. Includes a research task on data that the US government collects.

Printable Lesson

PDFs:

  • 1.5–2 hours
Tasks
  • warm-up
  • reading
  • vocabulary review
  • comprehension questions
  • census questions
  • statistics practice & research
  • discussion questions
Vocabulary
  • statistic
  • data
  • tax
  • constitution
  • depiction
  • decennial
  • funding
  • real estate
  • undocumented
  • enumerator
Tasks

Launch

Due

Answer Key

  • Warm-Up

  • Vocabulary Preview A

  • Vocabulary Preview B

  • Read & Listen

  • True or False

  • Comprehension

  • Vocabulary Review A

  • Vocabulary Review B

  • Census Questions A

  • Census Questions B (Pair Activity)

  • Statistics

  • Statistics Prediction

  • Statistics Research

  • Discussion