Thursday, January 17, 2019

U.S. Citizenship Class 04, Spring 2019, Milpitas Adult School

uscitizenpod:  A Practice Citizenship Interview for Mrs. Muthurajan

The Muthurajans visited Milpitas Adult School to record a practice interview for the mother. 
  • 5:45-6 pm show this video as a warm-up
  • play the video on the computer  (click the link above)

  • Overview of the Revised N-400 Part 12
    •  (6:00-6:10) Hand out N-400r Basic Interview Quiz Part 12 (20 vocabulary words) (the Overview Interview)is on the back); Give students time to complete the quiz
    •  (6:10-6:15) Show N-400r Part 12 Overview pptx via Google Slides (30 vocabulary words) to correct the quiz.  Prompt the students to ask the appropriate question for each slide.  Correct pronunciation as needed
    • (6:15-6:30)  Overview Interview of the Revised N-400 Part 12 divide students into pairs and let them interview each other using Overview Interview which is on the back of the quiz they just took; monitor their progress; pass out 10-12 red civics flash so they can quiz each other after the interview--this approximates the citizenship interview)
    • Equipment note: you may need to more the video cable back and forth between the computer and the document camera.  Simply unplug the cable and move it to the correct port.  I will mark the port.  If there is a problem, please ask another teacher.

  • Voices of Freedom by Bill Bliss Ch.11 National Holidays and US presidents (pg 185-197)
    • 6:30-7:30 students take turns reading the textbook aloud (The President Profiles take a long time--go slowly and discuss thoroughly)
      • display the textbook via the document camera!
      • Let the students re-read the page silently after you finish the page.  
    • At the end of each page, give students time to read the page silently or in pairs.  Let the students pair-practice the questions.
    • 7:30-7:45 Break time!
  • Preparing the Oath: The Presidency
    • 7:45-8:00 watch the videos after completing the textbook reading
      • play the videos via the computer
    • note--enable Flash by clicking Yes

Homework (watch these videos at home)

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