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After watching a movie with your children or students, we encourage parents and teachers to look for education opportunities to teach with movies. Here are a few discussion topics that can help with lesson plans or teaching in the home.
Throughout the movie, Joey’s plaid jacket is passed from person to person. Who wears the jacket and what happens to each of them? What do you think the jacket represents?
When Joey is killed, Edie accuses the parish priest Father Barry of hiding in the church. How does he react to her comment and what does he do to help the people of his parish fight the union leaders?
For more interesting questions and information about On the Waterfront, check out www.teachwithmovies.org/guides/on-the-waterfront.html