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U. S. Population Hits 300 Million
Students participate in class discussion about today's population of the United States. They discuss words listed in the News Words section which they will use to complete the sentences provided. They then read the article and discuss.
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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
Here is a beautiful handout through which learners can explore the history of California, from the earliest Europeans to visit the Golden State up through its experiences during the Great Depression and position in the modern world.
4th - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Migrations: Dance Stories about the Journeys of People
Bring social studies to life! This interdisciplinary activity has young writers tell the story of the migration of diverse groups of people to the United States. Pupils view the work of selected choreographers and discuss how dance often...
4th - 7th Visual & Performing Arts
How Much is There to Eat? A Comparison Between India and the Southern United States
Young scholars compare American South with India in terms of population density and food production. They practice math skills of estimation and calculation, visualize relative sizes of areas and populations, explore relationship between...
K - 12th Math
The African American Population in US History
How has the African American population changed over the years? Learners use charts, statistical data, and maps to see how populations in African American communities have changed since the 1860s. Activity modifications are included to...
3rd - 12th Social Studies & History