You've Got Infected Mail! Tracing the Melissa E-Mail Virus Through the New York Times

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  • Aug 9 2010 10:20 AM

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In this lesson, found on the New York Times Learning Network, students use New York Times articles to trace the causes, effects, and predicted impact of the Melissa e-mail virus. In small groups, students create diagrams of the information known thus far about the virus that serve as ongoing timelines of this news story.

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    Grade: 6 to 12

    Topics: English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension, History-Social Science, Writing Strategies

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    Grouping: Large Group Instruction

    Teaching Method: Hands-on Learning; Discussions; Cooperative Learning