This resource tasks students with exploring the United States Census and analyzing the results and implications from that activity. The product is a two page worksheet that includes three separate tasks/activities. They are:
- Students will read an article about the winners and losers of the 2010 census. The article includes information on winners and losers of the census. Students must analyze this information to make informed inferences and analyze how the information presented will affect the United States and also where they live. A small chart the students will complete is also included in this section.
- Next, the document includes a graphic organizer that students will complete that has them analyze the effect of the census on their home state.
- Finally, students must answer extended response questions about the 2010 census and also the upcoming 2020 census. Questions include analyzing the effect of the census on the government, citizens, and other organization. Students must also use their knowledge of the previous (2010) census to understand the ramifications of the 2020 census.
This product includes a Microsoft Word and a PDF version of the resource.
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