ERIC Number: ED433731
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1998
Reference Count: N/A
Citizenship: Passing the Test. [Student's Workbook and Teacher's Guide].
This document combines a student's workbook and teacher's guide, which were separately published. The beginning-level workbook in United States citizenship instruction is intended for adult immigrants with limited reading skills and/or familiarity with civics concepts. It presents and reinforces the knowledge required to pass the standardized citizenship test. It features large-print text, concepts articulated simply, generous illustration, and a simple format. Reinforcement is provided in vocabulary, reading comprehension, and spelling, and in the multiple-choice test format and machine-scored answer sheets. The accompanying audiocassette tape (not included here) provides follow-along aural reinforcement and authentic dictation practice for the writing portion of the test. The workbook has three sections. The first includes five lessons--a welcome to the United States and four lessons providing significant facts in American history. The second section consists of four lessons on American government. The final section contains two full-length practice tests and a model Personal Information Form. It also gives sample test questions from commercial testing services, sentences for writing practice, and a vocabulary list. The teacher's guide offers suggestions for classroom presentation and discussion. (Adjunct ERIC Clearinghouse on Literacy Education) (MSE)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Citizenship Education, Constitutional Law, Democracy, English (Second Language), Immigrants, Lesson Plans, Limited English Speaking, Literacy Education, Sociocultural Patterns, Standardized Tests, Test Items, United States Government (Course), United States History, Vocabulary Development, Writing Exercises
New Readers Press, P.O. Box 131, Syracuse, NY 13210-0888; Tel: 800-448-8878 (Toll Free); e-mail: email@example.com; Web site: http://www.laubach.org (student workbook $12.50; teacher's guide $6.95; audiotape $15.95)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Students; Teachers
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Note: Accompanied by an audiocassette recording (not included here).