Monday, June 1, 2020

U.S. Citizenship 56, COVID-19 Break, Milpitas Adult School



NYTimes: ‘We’re Sick and Tired’: Voices From Minneapolis Protests

The death of George Floyd at the hands of the police set off days of protests in Minneapolis. Demonstrators challenged a curfew on Saturday and took to the streets for the fifth day in a row. Here’s why.

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Sunday, May 31, 2020

American Pentecost: A Citizenship Quiz about Languages in America



American Pentecost: A Citizenship Quiz about Languages in America
Podcast: https://goo.gl/6awpLF (corrected!)
Video: https://youtu.be/L69nzNVlTxY
PDF: https://goo.gl/gqNnJv





An American Pentecost:
We are American Indians, Native Alaskans, Europeans, Latinos, Africans, Arabs, Asians, Pacific Islanders-- yet all of us hear America speaking in our own languages about FREEDOM!

For more info about languages spoken in America:

Voting Rights Act Sect 203
Section 203 targets those language minorities that have suffered a history of exclusion from the political process: Spanish, Asian, Native American, and Alaskan Native. The Census Bureau identifies specific language groups for specific jurisdictions.
Section 203 says that jurisdictions (cities, counties, states) shall provide election materials in the language of the applicable minority group as well as in the English language.
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Friday, May 29, 2020

U.S. Citizenship 55, COVID-19 Break, Milpitas Adult School



USCIS: Oath of Allegiance - Constitution Week 2013

N-400
Civics
  • USCIS: Your Government and You - Beginning pdf ; Rights and Responsibilities pdf
  • si.edu: Preparing the Oath: Responsibilities lesson plan pdf
  • si.edu: Preparing the Oath: Responsibilities plus USCIS 100:53 (Income Taxes)
    • English transcript (check back later)
    • Spanish transcript (check back later)
Integration:
  • N-400r Part 12 Overview Quiz (27 questions) pdf
    Extra Credit:



    More Resources
    • U.S. Citizenship Resources for May post
    • U.S. Citizenship Resources for Asian Pacific American Heritage Month post

    Wednesday, May 27, 2020

    U.S. Citizenship 53, COVID-19 Break, Milpitas Adult School



    American Philatelic Society: 5.27.20 APS Stamp Chat: Using Stamps for US Citizen Preparation with author, Jennifer Gagliardi

    APS member, Ms. Jennifer Gagliardi, joins Stamp Chat from San Jose, California. Gagliardi is an adult educator teaching US citizenship. Her unique pedagogy incorporates the use of stamps. Gagliardi is adroit in her synthesis of semiotics and enculturation. Join us for a fascinating point of view: transmitting culture and establishing meaning.

    Google Slides: Teaching U.S. Citizenship with Stamps

    New Playlist: Stamps, Coins, and U.S. Citizenship

    Teaching U.S. Citizenship with Stamps



    Teaching U.S. Citizenship with Stamps

    Tuesday, May 26, 2020

    U.S. Citizenship 52, COVID-19 Break, Milpitas Adult School




    N-400
    Civics
    • USCIS: Your Government and You - Beginning pdf ; Rights and Responsibilities pdf
    • si.edu: Preparing the Oath: Responsibilities lesson plan pdf
    • si.edu: Preparing the Oath: Responsibilities plus USCIS 100:56 (Income Taxes)
      • English transcript (check back later)
      • Spanish transcript (check back later)
    Integration:
    Extra Credit:


    More Resources
    • U.S. Citizenship Resources for May post
    • U.S. Citizenship Resources for Asian Pacific American Heritage Month post

    Monday, May 25, 2020

    U.S. Citizenship 51, COVID-19 Break, Milpitas Adult School



    uscitizenpod: The Selective Service / el Servicio Selectivo in English and Español (watch the full video below)

    N-400
    Civics
    • USCIS: Your Government and You - Beginning pdf ; Rights and Responsibilities pdf
    • USCIS 100:10. What is freedom of religion? (2011) mp3 / pdf
    • si.edu: Preparing the Oath: Responsibilities lesson plan pdf
    • si.edu: Preparing the Oath: Responsibilities plus USCIS 100:57 (Selective Service)
      • English transcript (check back later)
      • Spanish transcript (check back later)
    Integration:
    • Mix-and-Match Quiz 17: Military Service 
    • Mix-and-Match Quiz 18: To Protect and Serve 
    • Citizenship Interview Quiz with Antonio Vazquez Gonzalez pdf
    • Citizenship Interview Quiz with Anh Thi Vu pdf
    Extra Credit:
    • Learn English with EnglishClass101.com: Learn American Holidays - Memorial Day video 
    • VOANews: "Flags-In" Ceremony Held at Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia Ahead of Memorial Day video
    • uscitizenpod: Military and Selective Service: An Interview from US Citizenship Bootcamp video
    • uscitizenpod: A 21-Question “Salute” for Memorial Day Quiz based on the USCIS 100qs
    More Resources
    • U.S. Citizenship Resources for May post
    • U.S. Citizenship Resources for Memorial Day post
    • U.S. Citizenship Resources for Asian Pacific American Heritage Month post