U.S. CITIZENSHIP COURSE
Instructor: Christa Casillas, M. Ed.
Office Hours: Open
Teacher Contact: 702-235-3102
Online Tutoring: Tutoring is offered to students by appointment only. Contact the teacher via phone or email.
There is no textbook for this course. Course content will be available online through Canvas, a web-based learning platform.
You will need online access and an email account.
You will be prompted to set up your Canvas account when registering for this class. You will need an email.
For help with setting up an email account, visit https://accounts.google.com/Signup.
**Remember to jot your email address down and store your password in a safe place.
Students who wish to attend live online-tutoring sessions will need to add the ZOOM APP to their computer or mobile device.
On some computers, students can right-click to choose another language. Audio translations are provided throughout the lessons via Google Translate and other screen-reading software.
This is a self-paced, monitored course for people seeking U.S. citizenship. The duration will vary, depending on the student’s schedule and starting level. The primary focus is on the naturalization interview and test. The purpose is to offer flexibility and support.
Develop proficiency in all aspects of the naturalization interview and test; obtain U.S. citizenship.
Students may check class updates via Announcements, as well as the QR code on this page. It is encouraged you save this code to your desktop to access class information quickly.
Coursework may be submitted online through Canvas or via email @firstname.lastname@example.org.
There are no final grades in this course until the student’s objective is met. Therefore, assignments may be submitted as often as necessary to achieve comprehension. The highest score will be recorded.
UNIT I. What to Expect at Your Interview
UNIT II. Scoring Guidelines For the Test
UNIT III. Common Speaking Commands
UNIT IV. Writing Practice
UNIT V. Reading Practice
UNIT VI. Indigenous Peoples
UNIT VII. The Early Settlers
UNIT VIII. Our Nation’s Two Most Important Documents
UNIT IX. CHECK-IN
UNIT X. African-American Slaves
UNIT XI. After the War of Independence
UNIT XII. Civil Rights
UNIT XIII. Presidents and Wars
UNIT XIV. U.S. Geography
UNIT XV. National Holidays and Symbols
UNIT XVI. Civics and U.S. History Review
UNIT XVII. Mock Interview
UNIT XVIII. Letter of Support
UNIT XIX. Instructor Background