CITIZENSHIP PREPARATION RESOURCES
For Students & Tutors:
This is the official U.S. government website. Please be sure to use this exact address; similar addresses lead to other sites, which charge fees. The government site has tools, sample tests, videos of interviews, study materials and links to other resources, including a Multilingual Resource Center link.
Check out CNA'S Citizenship blog for ways to practice for your interview. Learn US history and civics and practice your English skills.
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The website of the New England Literacy Resource Center links to publications that may help adult learning. There is also a link to webinars, as well as a Civics Participation & Citizenship Collection page, which leads to other materials and resources. www.nelrc.org/index.html
The Commonwealth of Massachusetts’ website for information for Mass. Citizens has a history section. http://www.sec.state.ma.us/cis/cisidx.htm
The State of Minnesota’s website for citizenship training has good, basic materials (e.g. checklists for students) as well as teaching resources. http://mnliteracy.org/educators/citizenship-instructions/resources
City University of New York’s website on citizenship has a section just for teachers. www.cuny.edu/about/resources/citizenship/us-citizenship/TestPrep/TeacherResource.html
The Office of North Carolina Basic Skills website has a valuable resources section and a Citizenship Preparation Curriculum. The Curriculum includes: Citizenship Course Outline, Lesson Plans, Flash Cards, Pre-Test & Post-Test. http://ncbsonline.net/EL%20Civics.htm#Citizenship
For English Literacy and Civics Education:
For Civics Education for Adult English Language Learners (Lynda Terrill, 2000):