Citizenship Resources

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USCIS: U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (10 quick links)


ESL, CITIZENSHIP, CIVICS, and HISTORY RESOURCES  

American English at State: About the U.S.A.
About the U.S.A. is an American Studies reader that examines the customs, government, and history of the United States of America.

Ben's Guide to the U.S. Government
Ben's Guide is designed to inform students, parents, and educators about the Federal Government.  Check out the Master level Learning Adventures.

CCSF: Best, OK, and Worst Citizenship Interview Strategies
50+ videos of mock interviews and interview strategies.

CDLP: Adult Learning Activities: Law and Government
Read and listenn to short stories about law and government based on the news.

The Center: Resources for Teaching and Learning: ALRC: Citizenship
Several important publications: Citizenship Educator Orientation Packet, Citizenship Resource List, and Online Student Practice Quizzes, and more.  A must for teachers!

CitizenshipWorks 
This website will help you to understand the naturalization process and prepare for the naturalization tests.  Info in 中文, Tiếng Việt, Español, and English.  Mobile iPhone app; Android app

CLINIC: The Citizenship Test Guide
Free downloadable Citizenship guide and audio file (login req'd).

CLINIC: "Miguel's Naturalization Interview"
Free downloadable graphic novel about a citizenship interview.

CLINIC: Citizenship for Refugee Elders
This handbook contains information on how to create and maintain a citizenship program for older refugee immigrants. Included in the book are issues of teaching this population and teaching ideas and materials.

EasyAlgebra1: Citizenship Test 
4 videos by Patricia Phillips which reviews Reading, Writing, Civics material for the Citizenship Interview.

ELCivics.com: Civics Lessons and EL Civics for ESL Students
Learn Civics and ESL with pictures and easy words.

Evangelicals for Social Action: As the Citizen Among Us: Loving the Immigrant as Ourselves
ESA’s free small group study guide on immigration and civil rights

Elizabeth Claire's Easy English News: US Constitution in Simple English
A free digital download of the US Constitution with a side-by-side translation in Simple English

Eyeball Interactive Learning Solutions: Citizenship Study Guide
Activities in English and Spanish with audio.  Focused on the 100 civics Questions.  News about Comprehensive Immigration Reform.

HIAS: Citizenship Prep Materials
Study guides for the U.S. citizenship test are available in six languages: Arabic, Nepali, Serbo-Croatian/Bosnian, Somali, Spanish, Vietnamese

History Channel: Citizenship Quiz
This quiz is based on the USCIS Civics and History 100 Questions.

iAmerica
Download iAmerica's free Citizenship and DACA Guides in English and Spanish, including Guía de la Ciudadanía and Guide to Citizenship. Login required.

ILRC: Annotated N-400 and Translations in Spanish and Other Languages
This is an outstanding collection translations of the N-400 by the The Immigrant Legal Resource Center (ILRC) and its partners.

Jones Library Citizenship Resources
Check out the Jones Library free, downloadable Citizenship Guide (pdf and audio).

Julie Pittman: NEW 2016 Naturalization Practice Playlist 
8 videos review the N-400 section by section. Updated June 25, 2016.  Great Job, Julie Pittman!

Lessons on American Presidents
Ready-To-Print Handouts, MP3s & Online Quizzes about all 44 US Presidents by Sean Banville

ListenandReadAlong: USCitizenship Test Material
AS the announcer reads the USCIS M638: Study Booklet: Learn About the United States Quick Civics Lessons, the words are highlighted!

MLC: Study for the U.S. Citizenship Self-Study Course
This course will help you study for the United States Naturalization (Citizenship) Test.

New Readers Press: News for You 2016 Voting Guide
This guide explains why every vote counts.  It describes a voter's rights and responsibilities plus the U.S. election process.  An excellent resource!

ProLiteracy: Citizenship Collection with Lynn Weintraub and friends
This collection of resources will help you design and implement instruction to help immigrants pass the USCIS Naturalization Test, often called the "Citizenship Test."

Quia: Citizenship Teacher
Civics, Reading, and Writing activities.

REEPWorld: Citizenship Resources
Nice collection of links to citizenship resources.

Rong-Chang: American Culture and Customs
100+ Short stories and audio plus vocabulary, comprehension, cloze, and dictation exercises

Spelling City: US Citizenship 
Great activities to practice citizenship writing vocabulary.

Study for the US Citizenship Test Study Guide by Charles LaRue
Other State Guides:  Arizona, DelawareConnecticut,  Florida, Virginia

Telemundo: Examen de ciudadanía en español e inglés
Podrás revisar las 100 preguntas más comunes que te pueden hacer, y las respuestas correctas.

USA Learns
USA Learns is a free website that helps adults learn English online.  Check out their Mobile Apps.

US Citizenship Podcast 
A daily blog of Citizenship resources and news with a special emphasis on N-400 practice.

uscitizenpod: Recursos de Ciudadanía en Español  
Recursos y información y sobre el proceso de naturalización para convertirse en ciudadano. PDF

uscitizenpod on YouTube
100+ videos from US Citizenship Podcast.  Students practice citizenship interviews and the 100 questions.

U. S. Citizenship Teachers
This site is designed as a place where teachers of U.S. citizenship classes can download and exchange resources such as powerpoints, and printable activities (worksheets, games, and more).  Email webmaster@USCitizenshipTeachers.org

Ventures Arcade: Citizenship 
Prepare for the citizenship.  Includes not only 100qs and spelling, but good N-400 vocabulary practice.

VOA News Blog: All About America 
Exploring American culture, history and ideals, as well as places of interest in the United States

VOA Learning English: Making of a Nation
The Making of a Nation explains the history of the United States. Each report tells how the country and its people have developed.  Also available as a podcast.

VOA Learning English: This is America
This Is America looks at major issues in American life and society, and explores popular places across the United States.  Also available as a podcast.

WelcometoUSA.gov IMMIGRATION AND CITIZENSHIP 
USCIS Naturalization Test Study Materials plus literacy directory

Ya Es Hora: Guia Para La Ciudadania
Free downloadable Citizenship guide in English and Spanish


MORE CIVICS RESOURCES

Google Cultural Institute: The White House
Take a 360-degree virtual tour and explore the art and furnishings of the White House.

History Channel: Ellis Island
For over 60 years, Ellis Island was the gateway for millions of Americans to the United States. Explore the legacy of this symbol of American immigration.

iCivics
The iCivics games place students in different civic roles and give them agency to address real-world problems and issues.

The National Archives: The Declaration of Independence
Learn more about the Declaration of Independence and the Anglo-American Charters of Freedom.

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