Cancel culture: Pre-class activities

Pre-class activities

Prepare for your class by completing these activities!

Vocabulary matching


The first time you watch the video, pay special attention to the correct pronunciation of the following words:

It’s defined as withdrawing support for public figures and companies after they’ve done or said something considered objectionable
or offensive.
We see a number of people who have been publicly shamed who have gone viral because they were harassing black people, harassing people of color.
Those who have been driving cancel culture want to create a society that is equitable, that is tolerant, that is inclusive.
For words and actions that were said far, far long ago at a time when those words or ideas were deemed acceptable.
They encourage quick instant action.

Comprehension questions