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Use this presentation to help English learners prepare for their upcoming citizenship test. It includes questions 51-100 from the History and Government section of the exam (questions 1-50 can be found in a different presentation, linked below). Questions cover the Pledge of Allegiance, voting, taxes, and American history.
Use this thorough presentation to help your English Learners prepare for their citizenship. Covering questions 1-51 from a History and Government practice test, these slides could be a great resource for those who are working to become citizens. Questions range from the Constitution, the Declaration of Independence, and the structure of American government.
Learners work in groups to brainstorm a list of what they consider to be unfair rules, and then discuss why these rules are necessary. They generate possible classroom rules to promote safety and respect and work as a class to come up with one basic set of classroom rules for the year. Pupils compare and discuss scenarios in which respect was not demonstrated, and then they generate positive problem-solving skills to change each scenario.
This is a 4-H citizenship activity page set that asks learners to examine county government, city councils, the 3 branches of the United States government, and complete a community service project. This resource also includes a word search as well as directions for a mock election and a career scavenger hunt. While this is put together specifically for 4-H, it could be adapted for classroom use.
Students explore political discussion in part of a study on active citizenship. In this political discussion lesson, students participate in class discussion, activities, and reflective free writes to address the topic. Students play a game to learn about dichotomy, watch television shows to learn about respectful communication, and role play a dinner party situation to implement what they learned.
Twelfth graders explore citizenship. They discuss what makes a person a citizen of a country. Students examine the differences between resident aliens and naturalized citizens. They discuss the process for becoming a citizen and decide if they could pass the Citizenship exam.