by James Weldon Johnson


Welcome to the parent guide for this text! Read below to find out about what your child is reading in class and how you can support him/her at home.

This week in class, we’re reading "Excerpt from The Autobiography of an Ex-Colored Man" by James Weldon Johnson.

In this excerpt from The Autobiography of an Ex-Colored Man, the narrator describes his trip to Paris and his impressions of the city.

As we read, we will be discussing the themes of Beauty & Happiness and Education & Knowledge as they relate to the text. We are trying to answer these big questions :

"How do we understand the world around us?" and "How do we define beauty?"

Ways to support your child: