Hygiene in the United States Lesson Plan

In the United States, refugees will need to understand the impact of hygiene on health, interpersonal relationships, and finding and keeping a job. Refugee resettlement staff can use this lesson plan to enhance their Cultural Orientation curriculum on the topic.

After this lesson, refugees will better understand the American norms for personal hygiene, home cleanliness, and respecting public spaces.

Activities included in the lesson plan:

    • Comparative Hygiene Discussion
    • Scenarios Activity
    • Create a Hygiene Checklist
    • Settle In mobile app Activity

Additional Fact Sheet and Podcast for this lesson plan can be found on the CORE Resettlement Navigator website.