ERIC Number: ED419435
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998-Jun
Reference Count: N/A
Handbook for Citizenship Programs.
Minnesota Literacy Council, St. Paul.
The handbook is a compilation of current instructional and legal materials for teachers and planners to use in developing citizenship programs. Sections address these topics: the citizenship/naturalization process (English waivers and exemptions, potential problems, and advantages and disadvantages of obtaining citizenship); applying for naturalization (obtaining forms, medical waivers, educational requirements, the resident alien card, color photograph specifications); citizenship program management (program planning checklist, volunteers, surveys, learner intake form, citizenship achievement form, lesson summaries, sample volunteer recruitment and student recruitment flyers); application, testing, and legal resources (Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS) offices, immigrant legal resource center, organizations promoting citizenship); teaching resources (instructional materials and activities, organizational resources, 100 typical citizenship questions, 25 naturalization questions, interview questions, relevant vocabulary, dictation sentences, sample INS written test); audiovisual and multimedia (computer-based) instructional aids; and teaching activities (puzzles, games, multiple choice practice tests on the Internet). (MSE)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Audiovisual Aids, Citizenship Education, Class Activities, Classroom Techniques, Compliance (Legal), Curriculum Development, English (Second Language), Federal Regulation, Games, Immigrants, Information Dissemination, Information Sources, Instructional Materials, Interviews, Legal Responsibility, Limited English Speaking, Program Design, Puzzles, Questionnaires, Records (Forms), Student Recruitment, Testing, Vocabulary Development, Volunteers
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: Minnesota Literacy Council, St. Paul.