Analyze a Naturalization Oral History

Grade Range: 6-12
Resource Type(s): Lessons & Activities
Duration: 15 minutes
Date Posted: 9/25/2012

Use this teacher guide and student worksheet to analyze a small collection of naturalization interviews from the Museum’s YouTube channel. By analyzing the oral histories, students will improve their primary source investigation skills and gain deeper understanding of the motivations for and process of naturalization.

This resource complements the site Preparing for the Oath: U.S. History and Civics for Citizenship, a learning portal for individuals studying for the naturalization exam.

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