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by Henry David Thoreau

1854

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 Walden: “Economy”" by Henry David Thoreau.

In this excerpt from Walden, Thoreau questions the value of integrating technology into society.

As we read, we will be discussing the theme of Technology, Progress & Industry as it relates to the text. We are trying to answer this big question :

"What are the costs and benefits of technology?"

Ways to support your child: