Day 1

Walden Lesson Plan

Classroom Activities

  1. 1

    The Setting of Walden

    Kind of Activity:

    Mixed Media


    Students will become familiar with the setting of the literary work by gathering mixed media about Walden Pond.

    Common Core Standards:



    After reading "Economy," students will make themselves familiar with the setting both at the time that Thoreau lived at Walden Pond and today. Students will research Walden Pond, then and now, and create a multi-media project presenting the setting of the literary work.

    Sources available include:

    Massachusetts Government Environmental Website:...

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