Thursday, September 17, 2020

Citizenship Resources for Constitution and Citizenship Day



uscitizenpod: The U.S. Constitution

A basic introduction to the Constitution for ESL/Citizenship students. This video is based upon a ppt that I made in 2005 and modified in 2008. 

  • US Constitution and Citizenship Day Resources from US Citizenship Podcast
    • Summary of the US Constitution MP3  (2016)
    • Summary of the US Constitution PDF  (2015)
  • A Quick Review of the Bill of Rights and the N-400 Part 12 plus Civics Questions (2017)  pdf and mp3
  • Constitution Day and Citizenship Week Quiz 2020 video
  • Constitution Slide Show google slides
  • Constitution and Citizenship Week Interview video (2018)
  • Lan Thi Nguyen (Vietnam): Constitution and Citizenship Week Interview Quiz 2015 pdf
  • Hao Thi Vu (Vietnam): A Quick Interview for US Constitution and Citizenship Day 2014 based on the new N-400r (2014) pdf 
  • Fu-Chiu Chen (Taiwan): Quick N-400 Interview plus 10Qs about the Constitution (2011) pdf
  • Maria Teresa Garcia (Mexico): Twenty-seven N-400 and twenty-seven USCIS 100Qs (2011) pdf
  • Preamble Puzzle pdf 
  • Preamble of the US Constitution (2017) video
  • The U.S. Constitution  video
  • US Constitution Quick Quiz (picture vocabulary) pdf
  • What is US Constitution and Citizenship Day? pptx
  • What is US Constitution and Citizenship Day? pdf
  • Bill of Rights Day
    • Bill of Rights pptx via Google Slides
    • Bill of Rights Vocabulary Quiz 01  pdf
    • Bill of Rights Vocabulary Quiz 02  pdf
    • Bill of Rights Vocabulary Quiz 03  pdf
    • Bill of Rights Vocabulary Quiz 04  pdf
    • Bill of Rights Vocabulary Quiz 05  pdf
    • Bill of Rights Citizenship Quiz  pdf
    • Bill of Rights Dictation pdf
ListenAndReadAlong is an AWESOME resource that produces videos that highlights words as they are heard from VOA news reports and features.
National Constitution Center: Constitution Day - Lesson Plans and Activities

si.edu: Preparing for The Oath
  • Writing the Constitution: Videos  (Updated!  No FLASH!  Great on mobile devices)
  • Writing the Constitution: Transcript (page 5)
St. Mary's University: Constitution Day: Forming the United States video

USCIS: 

USScourts: 
  • 2014 Constitution Day and Citizenship Day video
  • 2015 Constitution Day and Citizenship Day video
  • 2016 Constitution Day and Citizenship Day (7 min) video
  • 2016 Constitution Day & Citizenship Day Live Coverage (99 min) video
  • 2016 Constitution Day & Citizenship Day: Supreme Court Associate Justice Sonia Sotomayor Remarks video
  • 2018 Constitution Day and Citizenship Day Read Along with the Constitution’s Preamble video
  • 2017 What the Constitution Means in My Life video
  • 2019 Constitution Day and Citizenship Day: Judges, Baseball Fans Welcome Newest Americans video 
Vanderbilt University: 'We The People...' - #Constitution Day at Vanderbilt video

VOA Learning English: What's So Important about Sept. 17? 


VOA Learning English: The U.S. Constitution
An outstanding collection of articles, videos, and audio files, including the standard and simplified version of the constitution and the amendments.  


Thanks for studying the U.S. Constitution--I know that you will be a great American citizen!

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