Do the Right Thing - Before You Watch: Discussion and Vocabulary

Part One: Discussion

With your group, discuss the following:

  1. In the United States, there are many different ethnic and racial groups who live together. What problems might this cause? What are some advantages to this situation?
  2. How are people affected by the weather? What do they when it is very hot and humid?
  3. What do you know about African-Americans? Share your thoughts with your group.

Part Two: Vocabulary Matching

____ 1. the cops A. I'm really tired
____ 2. a stoop B. a very hot day
____ 3. boycott C. black men
____ 4. brothers D. start a business
____ 5. wait up E. the police
____ 6. I'm beat F. a concrete porch
____ 7. open up a place G. stop
____ 8. a scorcher H. refuse to do something for political reasons

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