Explore the Toolkit

The Civics and Citizenship Toolkit contains a variety of educational materials designed to help permanent residents learn more about the United States and prepare for the naturalization process. Many of the products can also serve as supplemental teaching tools for volunteers and adult educators in a classroom or community program setting. Each Toolkit includes a Quick Start Guide (PDF, 1.40 MB) with suggestions on how to use the materials in your community.

The following items are included in each copy of the Civics and Citizenship Toolkit. Click on the individual items below to access an electronic version of each resource.

Welcome to the United States: A Guide for New Immigrants

Welcome to the United States: A Guide for New Immigrants (PDF, 3.57 MB) 
(Form M-618)

Publication containing essential settlement information for new immigrants to the United States.

Bienvenidos a los Estados Unidos de América: Guía para inmigrantes nuevos

Bienvenidos a los Estados Unidos de América: Guía para nuevos inmigrantes (PDF, 3.79 MB)
(Form M-618-S)

Publication containing essential settlement information for new immigrants to the United States in Spanish.

Civics Flash Cards for the Naturalization Test

Civics Flash Cards for the Naturalization Test (PDF, 3.60 MB)
(Form M-623)

Easy-to-use flash cards containing each of the 100 civics questions and answers on the naturalization test.

Learn About the United States: Quick Civics Lessons

Learn About the United States: Quick Civics Lessons for the Naturalization Test (PDF, 2.28 MB)
(Form M-638)

Study booklet containing short lessons based on each of the 100 civics questions and answers on the naturalization test.

Preparing for the Naturalization Test: A Pocket Study Guide

Preparing for the Naturalization Test: A Pocket Study Guide (PDF, 411 KB)
(Form M-1122)

This pocket study guide contains the list of 100 civics questions and answers for the naturalization test as well as the English reading and writing vocabulary.

Preparing for the Naturalization Test: A Pocket Study Guide

Preparación para el examen de naturalización: Guía de Bolsillo (PDF, 409 KB)
(Form M-1122-S)

This pocket study guide contains the list of 100 civics questions and answers for the naturalization test in Spanish as well as the English reading and writing vocabulary.

The Citizen's Almanac

The Citizen's Almanac (PDF, 8.53 MB)
(Form M-76)

Publication highlighting prominent foreign-born Americans, presidential quotes on citizenship, patriotic songs and poems, and several of our essential founding documents.

Expanding ESL, Civics, and Citizenship Education in Your Community: A Start-Up Guide

Expanding ESL, Civics, and Citizenship Education in Your Community: A Start-Up Guide (PDF, 753 KB)
(Form M-677)

This guide provides tools, suggestions, and resources for organizations who would like to begin an ESL and/or citizenship program.

The Declaration of Independence and Constitution of the United States

Declaration of Independence and Constitution of the United States (PDF, 725 KB)
(Form M-654)

Pocket-size version of America's founding documents.

Toolkit Poster

Civics and Citizenship Toolkit Poster
(Form M-666)

This poster can be prominently displayed to advertise the availability of the Civics and Citizenship Toolkit. This is not available for download.