Students will analyze and interpret American Community Survey (ACS) data on housing characteristics in the United States, comparing these data with those they collect from their classmates. Students also will determine what their dream home would look like and will use flat, two-dimensional shapes to construct it.
The picture book “How Much Is a Million?” by David M. Schwartz is optional.
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Students will analyze a bar graph of census data and a table of data collected from their classroom.
Elementary School Math