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NEWC0101 – Newcomers: Class Activities

(Intended For: Teachers, Secondary Grade Level) This document contains suggestions for a number of class activities based around the topic of newcomers. The objective is for students to learn more about newcomers, including culture and world view, and for newcomer students to become more integrated with their fellow students while upholding the value of their culture of origin. A research activity about what the law says about immigration and youth is also included. The document is mainly intended as a teacher’s guide, but can be distributed to students as a reference for their activities.

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NEWC0102 – Newcomers: Questions and Answers

(Intended For: Secondary Grade Level) This document contains a series of questions and answers aimed at newcomer students. Topics include: culture conflict, parents and stress, parent control and discipline, police and the law, loneliness, succeeding in school, climate and weather, and fears. Students who are not newcomers may find the information useful in helping them understand the lives of their fellow students who are newcomers.

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