Staying with your small group, read “Secret Messages in the Digital Age.”
Note passages that stand out to you as surprising, confusing, or intriguing.
After your first read-though, reflect on the questions below.
- Why does Thompson compare modern teenagers to ancient Greek spies?
- What is “youth steganography” and why does the author suggest it is a positive development? Do you agree?
- Can you think of a time when you have sent a digital “secret message”? Describe the message and whether it was received as you intended.
- What similar points are the two articles you have read in this lesson making? Sum up your answer in a few sentences.
When you finish, discuss your answers with your small group members.