U.S. Census Bureau Web site
To supplement the Math and Social Studies themes that
arise when teaching the census, here are some additional
Scholastic books* you may wish to use:
Ten Black Dots by Donald Crews (Grades K-1). Children
count to ten with simple rhymes and brightly colored objects.
How Much is a Million? by David M. Schwartz (Grades 2-3).
A magician introduces the world of large numbers.
Great Graphing: More Than 60 Activities for
Collecting, Displaying, and Using Data by Martin
Lee and Marcia Miller (Grades 1-4). Full of
high-interest, hands-on projects and activities
that are geared toward NCTM standards.
Success With Maps, a Scholastic Skills Book (Grades 1-6).
Loaded with full-color illustrations, this series helps
students apply geography concepts introduced in
standard Social Studies curriculum for each grade.
The 50 Great States: A Hands-On Learning Game and
Thematic Unit by Liza Schafer (Grades 3-6). This informative
game takes students on a “field trip” all around the 50 states.
*All of these books can be ordered by calling 1-800-Scholastic.
Statistical Abstract of the United States by the U.S. Census
Bureau (National Technical Information Service, 1998).
If one book can sum us up as a nation, it’s this hefty one!
Order it by calling 1-800-553-6847; or over the Internet
The source for information on people, business, and
geography, this site offers census news, maps, tools to
build your own data tables, and much more.
Visit the Census Bureau Web site to access information about Census 2000, including the Census 2000
questionnaire and all three Census 2000 Teaching Guides (K-4, 5-8, and 9-12).