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:
- Ask your child about this essay at home:
- What was "Excerpt from Walden: “Economy”" About
- What did you learn about?
- Watch the following clips with your child at home: