Social Demographics and
K-12 Objectives | Materials Needed |
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- Ask students questions related to the specific data on the chart.
Examples may include;
- How are the percentages used in this lesson reported?
- What year did the highest percentage of African Americans vote
for Republican candidates?
- Have students write a narrative that describes voting patterns for
three demographic groups.
- List and describe three problems and issues that surround presidential
politics in the United States over time.
- Discuss strategies for integrating math skills in this social studies
lesson. Seek out a mathematics professor or student and ask for feedback
on how to include some different math strategies in the lesson.
- How can data used from this spreadsheet be used to generalize about
the demographic groups represented in the chart?
- Assign students data from the social science disciplines and have
them develop a spreadsheet lesson plan.
Center for Technology
and Teacher Education,
University of Virginia, This module was created by
John K. Lee University of Virginia