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ALRC Resources

Citizenship Educator Orientation Packet
This downloadable packet contains practical and comprehensive information for citizenship educators. Content includes: an overview of teaching citizenship; referral information for legal advice; test components; teaching techniques for the various test components (civics, reading/writing, the N-400); and mock interviews.

Citizenship Resource List
This extensive annotated list, part of the Citizenship Educator Orientation Packet, contains USCIS resources, a list of useful websites for both educators and students, tools for creating classroom materials, and recommended commercial textbooks.

Online Student Practice Quizzes
The ALRC has developed four online quizzes to provide practice of the history/government content of the citizenship test. Each quiz is self-correcting and comes in two versions: PowerPoint and Microsoft Word. Students can access the quizzes for independent practice, while teachers can download the quizzes to a computer for classroom use. The focus is on the content in the 100 Civics Questions.

     Instructions for Quizzes
     The 3 Branches PowerPoint Quiz
     The 3 Branches Word Quiz
     Constitution PowerPoint Quiz
     Constitution Word Quiz

 

Online Student Practice at the ALRC “Citizenship Teacher” Web Page
The ALRC has developed 25 free online activities and quizzes for student practice, located at the Citizenship Teacher page at www.quia.com/profiles/citizenshipteacher. The fun and effective activities include matching, fill-in-the-blank, vocabulary, and listening/dictation practice for the reading/writing tests and the 100 Civics Questions. Specially-designed quizzes help students see what content they still need to master for the citizenship test. For more information, see About the ALRC "Citizenship Teacher" Web Page.

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