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Apportionment

Activity Description

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Students will learn about what congressional apportionment is, how it works, why it’s important, and how it relates to the decennial census.

Suggested Grade Level

7-8

Approximate Time Required

35 minutes

Learning Objectives

Students will be able to:

  • Analyze and interpret data in a graph, table, or other visual form.
  • Write responses that demonstrate understanding of a given set of data.
  • Use data from a table or graph to determine the rate of change.
  • Understand the difference between a popular vote and an electoral vote.
  • Make predictions based on historical data.
  • Understand the importance of being counted in the decennial census.

Materials Required

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