ERIC Number: ED135979
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1971
Reference Count: 0
English and Federal Government. Federal Textbook on Citizenship--Home Study Course. Revised.
Immigration and Naturalization Service (Dept. of Justice), Washington, DC.
This home study material, developed for use by candidates for naturalization who speak English but who have little or no skill in reading, is designed so that the individual unable to attend classes may learn to read and write by having a limited amount of help provided by some member of his family or neighbor. (A companion pamphlet, ED 054 913, "English and Federal Government--For the Helper (Section 2)", is designed to assist the person who is to help the student.) Twenty-nine lessons are included, made up of completion and word matching exercises and other various learning activities. The lessons are titled The Right to Govern, The First Government, The Convention of 1787, A More Perfect Union, Our Representative Democracy, The Congress Represents Us, The House of Representatives, The Senate, Rules and Committees, Powers of the Congress, The Congress Makes Laws, We Choose Our President, We Elect Our President, Powers and Duties of the President, The Cabinet, Other Services of Our Government, The President and Our Neighbors, Four Great Freedoms, Our Rights and Powers, Equal Rights, Equal Justice under Law, The Federal Courts at Work, The Supreme Court, The Constitution Must Grow, We Can Amend the Constitution, Amendments Meet Needs, The Meaning of the Constitution, Men--Machines--the Constitution, and Customs and Duties. Answers to lesson questions and key words used in the lessons are appended. (WL)
Descriptors: Citizenship, Civics, English (Second Language), Home Instruction, Home Study, Reading Skills, Skill Development, Textbooks, Writing Skills
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D. C. 20402 (Stock Number 2702-0106, $2.45)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Immigration and Naturalization Service (Dept. of Justice), Washington, DC.
Note: Two reproductions of Norman Rockwell's paintings, "Freedom of Speech" and "Freedom of Worship" (on pages 103-104) are copyrighted and therefore not available