Sunday, April 22, 2018

Citizenship Resources for Earth Day



uscitizenpod: Three quick Citizenship Questions in Honor of Earth Day


uscitizenpod: 10 Citizenship Questions in Honor of Earth Day (pdf)

More Earth Day, Arbor Day, and National Parks Weeks Resources



uscitizenpod: GO GREEN with USPS Stamps

In honor of Earth Day 2011 and in celebration of the new USPS GO GREEN Forever stamp series, US Citizenship Podcast presents a collection of stamps reflecting America's ongoing commitment to make EARTH DAY, EVERY DAY!


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Friday, April 20, 2018

Cherry Blossoms Bloom



VOA Learning English: Cherry Blossoms Bloom

Learning English visits the National Arboretum in Washington, D.C. It is a garden, park and a place for plant research. We take in the beautiful blooming cherry trees while learning about the different kinds of cherry trees with Margaret Pooler, the Director of Research.

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Thursday, April 19, 2018

Milpitas Adult School Open House Citizenship Interview 1



uscitizenpod: Milpitas Adult School Open House Citizenship Interview 1

On Thursday, April 12, Milpitas Adult School hosted an Open House in honor of Adult Education Week. During the Open House, community members and students dropped by our Citizenship class to participate in mock Citizenship interviews. In this video, Teacher Nahil (Jerusalem) asks Teacher Jennifer (Chicago) the N-400 questions, then Citizenship and ESL 2 students ask civics questions. The N-400 questions are based the following script:

Easy Interview based on the Revised N-400 (1 pg, 15 qs) (updated 04/18/2016)

Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Income Tax Day 2018



Income Tax Day
Here are fifteen citizenship questions from the N-400 and the USCIS Civics Test about taxes and our economic system. Happy Income Tax Day!

* video: https://youtu.be/v7hXmof9a6s
* mp3: http://goo.gl/zRqXYX
* pdf: http://goo.gl/VfuJW2
* Kahoot http://goo.gl/MmQgfx

USCIS 100:56. When is the last day you can send in federal income tax forms?*
* April 15 (this year, April 17, 2018)

Monday, April 16, 2018

Breathtaking Cherry Blossoms Draw International Visitors to Maryland Neighborhood

Teacher Jennifer's note: this week, I am on Spring Break in chilly Chicagoland. But in the past, I have gone to Washington D.C.to admire the cherry blossoms along the Tidal Basin which are almost as beautiful as the cherry orchards in San Jose and Milpitas, located in the Valley of the Heart's Delight!



VOANews: Breathtaking Cherry Blossoms Draw International Visitors to Maryland Neighborhood

In the springtime, the Tidal Basin in Washington is known for having a spectacular display of cherry blossoms. But in a quiet neighborhood in Maryland, just outside Washington, more than 1,000 cherry trees also put on quite a show. VOA's Deborah Block takes us to Chevy Chase, Maryland, where the breathtaking canopy of flowers attracts visitors from around the world.

Sunday, April 15, 2018

Income Tax Day

USCIS 100:56. When is the last day you can send in federal income tax forms?*

Income Tax Day
Here are fifteen citizenship questions from the N-400 and the USCIS Civics Test about taxes and our economic system. Happy Income Tax Day!

* mp3: http://goo.gl/zRqXYX
* pdf: http://goo.gl/VfuJW2
* Kahoot http://goo.gl/MmQgfx

USCIS 100:56. When is the last day you can send in federal income tax forms?*
* April 15 (this year, April 17, 2018)

Saturday, April 14, 2018

America's Presidents - Abraham Lincoln

Today we remembering the assassination (April 14, 1865) and death of President Abraham Lincoln (April 15, 1865)



VOA Learning English: America's Presidents - Abraham Lincoln

VOA Learning English Lessons about Abraham Lincoln.  See all the lesson and videos about America's President's