Volunteer Resources

English Tutor Resources


The following links offer a variety of assistance for teaching English as a second language.


Citizenship Preparation Resources

Student and Tutor Citizenship Resources - http://centerfornewamericans.weebly.com/uploads/2/2/3/0/22308564/links_to_citizenship_videos.doc

Citizenship Teachers - www.uscis.gov/citizenship/teachers

Preparing for the Oath - http://americanhistory.si.edu/citizenship/

iCivics - Free Lesson Plans and Games for Learning Civics - https://www.icivics.org

New England Literacy Resource Center - www.nelrc.org/index.html - links to publications that may help adult learning. There is also a link to webinars, as well as a Civics Participation & Citizenship Collection page, which leads to other materials and resources.

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts’ web site - information for Massachusetts citizens - http://www.sec.state.ma.us/cis/cisidx.htm - has a history section.

The State of Minnesota’s website - http://mnliteracy.org/educators/citizenship-instructions/resources - for citizenship training has good, basic materials (e.g. checklists for students) as well as teaching resources.

City University of New York’s website - www.cuny.edu/about/resources/citizenship/us-citizenship/TestPrep/TeacherResource.html - on citizenship has a section just for teachers

The Office of North Carolina Basic Skills website - http://ncbsonline.net/EL%20Civics.htm#Citizenship - has a valuable resources section and a Citizenship Preparation Curriculum. The Curriculum includes: Citizenship Course Outline, Lesson Plans, Flash Cards, Pre-Test & Post-Test.


For English Literacy and Civics Education -



For Civics Education for Adult English Language Learners (Lynda Terrill, 2000) -




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