Educational Products for Educators and Program Administrators

New Resources released in connection with Constitution Day and Citizenship Day!

USCIS is pleased to announce the following new resources are now available:

Two-Generational Family Approaches to Citizenship (PDF, 170.13 KB) - This tip sheet highlights ways K-12 schools and adult citizenship education programs can engage the entire family through civics education.

N-400 Topic Exercises: Oath of Allegiance (PDF, 1 MB) - This educational handout describes the key principles found in the Oath of Allegiance that applicants take at their naturalization ceremonies.

A More Perfect Union: The USCIS Civics Test Guide to the Monuments and Memorials on the National Mall (PDF, 2.66 MB) is a series of 13 interactive resources that allows applicants to learn about the individuals and events represented by the monuments and memorials in Washington, DC, while studying for the naturalization civics test. The Civics Test Guide to Constitution Gardens is the first in the series to be released, and it highlights the naturalization civics test questions relating to the principles and structures of government and the rights and responsibilities of citizens that are identified in the U.S. Constitution.

National Park Service Expedition Series (Video) - Developed for students by the National Parks Service, this fun and informative five-part video series explores the history and significance of Ellis Island.

USCIS has developed a variety of materials to help educators supplement classroom instruction to prepare their students for the naturalization process and English and civics test.

Program administrators can use resources found in this section to enhance adult citizenship education and English as a Second Language programs. Community, faith-based, and civic organizations, and employers that would like to help immigrants adjust to life in the United States and prepare for citizenship can also find helpful resources to support their initiatives.

Visit the Study for the Test (2008 version) page to find materials for the English and 2008 version of the civics test to use as part of your classroom resources. Many of these items can also serve as self-study tools.

Visit the Study for the Test (2020 version) page to find study materials for the 2020 version of the civics test.

Visit the U.S. Government Bookstore to purchase USCIS products and publications.

This tip sheet highlights ways K-12 schools and adult citizenship education programs can engage the entire family through civics education.
This educational handout describes the key principles found in the Oath of Allegiance that applicants take at their naturalization ceremonies.
The Addresses exercise covers the vocabulary words for this section on the N-400 application.
The Marital Status and Spouses exercise covers the vocabulary words for this section on the N-400 application.
The Family - Children exercise covers the vocabulary words for this section on the N-400 application.
The Dates exercise covers the vocabulary words for this section on the N-400 application.
George Washington lesson plan and handouts for literacy students and low beginners covering civics test items 28, 69, 70, 93, 94, 100.
Thomas Jefferson and the Declaration of Independence lesson plan and handouts for literacy students and low beginners covering civics test items 8, 9, 61, 62, 69, 64, 71, 96, 97, 99, 100.
Benjamin Franklin and the U.S. Constitution lesson plan and handouts for literacy students and low beginners covering civics test items 1, 2, 3, 12, 13, 14, 65, 66, 67, and 68.
The Bill of Rights and Other Amendments lesson plan and handouts for literacy students and low beginners covering civics test items 4, 5, 6, 7, 10, 48, 50, 51, 54, and 66.