Do you have students who have just arrived to the USA from another country? Are they struggling with learning to fit in and feeling comfortable here in the US? If so, this comprehensive group guide will help them adapt to American life with weekly activities focusing on the cultural values, laws/rules, holidays, and traditions of America and American schools. This guide is appropriate for both bilingual/ESL and counseling environments. It is the first in a 4 volume series that provides a year-long program for easing the transition and “culture shock” of starting life in the United States. This product is Volume I of the series and includes activities for 8 sessions, approximately an hour each to be facilitated once per week.
**While the session activities are appropriate for any immigrant group, THE HANDOUTS ARE IN SPANISH.
If you order this product, you will receive:
-Sessions Guide with 8 One Hour Sessions (Volume I)
-Recommendations Guide for Helping Students Transition to USA and for Facilitating Group Sessions
-Parent Permission Letter
-Data Templates for Showing Student Progress (academic and knowledge-gained/based) through group activities, including pretest/posttest
-Holiday, Culture, and Lifestyle Activities
-Templates for Group Passes and Session Note Keeping (plans and summary)
-Poster Templates for Group Rules, Weekly Group Evaluations, Conflict Resolution
**If you would like an Exploring Culture Guide that is not specific to the USA, please visit our website and look for our newest product at a discounted price, ESL for Beginners Culture Explorers