Teacher Guide

Walden Lesson Plan

Bringing in Technology

On Day 1, students will conduct Internet research and prepare a multi-media presentation about Walden Pond and its environmental evolution from Thoreau's time to today. Students will also use Google Docs to read and respond to their classmates' writing and reflections in Deliberate Living.
On Day 2, students will use recording devices to create a soundscape in Listening to the Pond. They may also use YouTube or Soundcloud to share their recordings. A SMART board will enhance the Poetic License activity.
On Day 3, students may use digital drawing or painting software and source images from the Internet for House Rules. They may also use digital drawing software to respond to the the cartoon...

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