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Diversity: Languages at Home

Diversity: Languages at Home

Activity Description

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Students will learn about the differences among students in a classroom, focusing on students’ homes and the languages spoken in their homes. To help students understand how communities thrive with a broad diversity of residents, this worksheet focuses on simple data points that show the different languages spoken at home across the country.

Suggested Grade Level

K-2

Approximate Time Required

30 minutes

Learning Objectives

Students will be able to:

  • Recognize and count numbers up to 100.
  • Understand the concept of a survey.
  • Compare quantities using the terms “more than,” “less than,” and “equal to.”
  • Understand why it’s important that they are counted in the decennial census.

Materials Required

  • An interactive whiteboard or a projector to display Activity Item: Languages Spoken at Home
  • Option to print out the data chart if technology is not available in the classroom
  • Printed student worksheet
  • Chart paper and a writing utensil
  • A world map

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