New England Citizenship Project was
an 18-month project, funded by the Lincoln and Therese Filene
Foundation, through which citizenship educators explored
the possibility of teaching "beyond" the 100 citizenship
test questions. These are their writings.
Questions in Spanish
This site provides a listing of citizenship test prep questions
Naturalization Self-Test Online
page on the USCIS website tests students’ knowledge of US history
and govt. It is designed to be used as a study guide only, and
is not the actual test that would be given by a USCIS officer.
ten-question practice test is based on the official test administered
by the USCIS. The computer randomly selects a different set of
questions every time you take the test. The multiple-choice format
allows you to choose an answer and get your score as you go along.
Adult Learning Resource Center
The Adult Learning Resource Center in Des Plaines website has
a good selection of citizenship preparation materials: a resource
materials list, notices on CIS procedure changes, a sample interview
that resulted from a collaboration between area educators and
the CIS, and a variety of classroom materials.
This site is designed to keep citizenship educators updated on
pertinent naturalization and citizenship test issues, including
information about the new test and updates on key changes in
policy and practice.
Resources for Adult ESL Instructors
This CAELA site recommends general resources, student texts,
teacher resources, and selected videos.
Civnet describes itself as an online resource for civic education
practitioners, as well as others promoting civic education all
over the world. It includes lesson plans that are usable or adaptable
for adult education, and a CivTalk disussion group where educators
and researchers discuss and share ideas, teaching materials,
This Minnesota Literacy Council site for citizenship preparation
has many interesting features including information about the
census, a detailed list of the benefits of becoming a U.S. citizen,
and citizenship tutoring tips.
Citizen's Vote! Curriculum
This is the link to a four-hour voter education curriculum
(available in English and Spanish) called "New Citizens Vote!
An Educational Curriculum About Voting." The goal of the curriculum
is to increase the skills and self-confidence of participants
regarding voting and other local decision-making processes. The
curriculum emphasizes local issues and opportunities for civic
Students for an INS Interview
This link is a list of pointers about "Preparing Students
for an INS Interview" from veteran citizenship educator
and author Lynn Weintraub.
Citizenship Curricula," by Erik Hugo Jacobson