Heads of the Colored People

Directions:

For this journal, please read the story titled “The Body’s Defense Against Itself.”

  • Journals are 1-2 pages double spaced.
  • What should be in your journal? A journal entry should contain 4 items about each piece of literature you read in the textbook:
  1. A brief synopsis of what the piece was about [think characters, conflict, resolution]
  2. Any lines or phrases that have particular significance [think important themes, climactic moments]
  3. A short explanation of what you liked or found most valuable about the piece
  4. Any questions you have about the piece. [Then ask those questions in your group to ensure you understand the piece better]
 

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