Appointment of Legislative Seats

Sixth graders explain how members of the U.S. House of Representatives are apportioned according to the population of the states. They review the handouts showing Texas congressional districts and population of each of the districts according to the census of 1950 and examine the materials, but confine questions to a descriptive level such as "What do you notice about these handouts?"

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