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Adult ESL - How the Census Helps My Community

Component ID: #ti1333003743

Activity Description

A group of diverse adults lined up with their arms around each other’s shoulders

Adult students learning English as a second language will learn how the census benefits the community where they live and why participation in the census is important. Worksheet content focuses on language and knowledge-building through the lens of the 2020 Census and highlights how adults can play their part.

Component ID: #ti137807049

Suggested Grade Level


Component ID: #ti1612794398

Approximate Time Required

40 minutes

Component ID: #ti1693982028

Learning Objectives

Students will be able to:

  • State two things they learned about the U.S. 2020 Census by reading an article.
  • Describe why the U.S. 2020 Census is important for the United States government.
  • Describe, in their own words, why the U.S. 2020 Census is also important to them and their community.

Component ID: #ti827858908

Materials Required

  • Printed student worksheets
  • A KWL (Know-Want to Know-Learned) chart at the front of the room
  • A writing utensil for the teacher

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