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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