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by Henry David Thoreau


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: