by James Weldon Johnson

1912

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: