Protecting Your Privacy: U.S. Census Confidentiality
In this U.S. Census learning exercise, students read about the confidentiality of the census, answer true/false questions and create a poster that explains how privacy is protected.
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Tricking the Tally-man and the First U.S. Census
Fifth graders explore population by reading a story with their classmates. In this U.S. Census lesson, 5th graders read the story Tricking the Tally-man by Jacqueline Davies and discuss the purpose of conducting a nation wide census....
5th Social Studies & History
U.S. v. Nixon (1974)
Do the communications of the president of the United States have the privilege of confidentiality? Read the arguments behind president Richard Nixon and the Supreme Course in US v. Nixon, and take a closer look at the timeline of the...
6th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
200 Years and Counting: How the U.S. Census Tracks Social Trends
Learners examine the process of census taking in the United States. In this "200 Years and Counting" lesson plan, students examine the data collection process, look at an example of a census form, analyze data, and learn what the...
4th - 8th Social Studies & History
Grandpa' Fight and the U.S. Government
Students are given the United States Constitution, students generate a list on the board of Grandpa's constitutional rights that might help him keep his home and property. Students become "experts," by reading and group discussion, on...
5th - 8th Social Studies & History
Labor Unions in an Industrializing U.S.
Have class members eager to enter the workforce? They'll be glad to learn that things aren't how they used to be. Have your young historians examine then discuss four primary source images related to the negative effects of...
6th - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Lesson 1: Map Data and the Census
Students learn about the history of the census. In this U. S. Census lesson plan, students develop an understanding about how the United States Constitution grants and distributes power and discover how the spatial organization of...
5th - 6th Social Studies & History