Listening to the Pond
Kind of Activity:
Students will draw upon the text to create an artistic representation of Thoreau's experience at Walden Pond.
Common Core Standards:
Divide the class into groups, assigning each group a section of Thoreau's text from Sounds. Each group should locate everything that the author describes hearing in their assigned passage.
Students will pair each sound from the text with a recording of that sound. Encourage students to use the audio recording function on a phone, Garage Band, Quicktime, or other recording devices. Recordings can be created originally or found from an...
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