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Journal Writing Prompts Chapters 13-18

Chapter 13
   What do you think would happen during Em’s anxiety attacks if they did not have access to the green tablets? After Cassia and Xander’s first kiss, how do you predict their relationship will continue? Describe in your own words what it is to be an “aberration” in the society is (Ky’s character)

Chapter 14
 Cassia is in the process of taking her sorting tests, to find out which work placement is meant for her in the society. Which type of work placement would you like to have if you lived in a society like this? (sorting, official, labour worker etc.) If you had the job of sorting the match applicants, what criteria do you think should be considered when matching two individuals? What are the pros and cons (if any) of the 100 poems, 100 paintings, 100 history lessons etc.

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Chapter 15  When Cassia realizes the artifact Ky has returned to her is not her compact, it is what we
know as a compass. Describe what the purpose of a compass is as if you are describing it to Cassia in this moment of confusion

Chapter 16
   How come Ky is able to cursive write? What is meant by “ Do not go gentle into that good night. Rage, rage, against the dying of the light” in poem Cassia received secretly from her grandfather? From the description on the napkin, what are the two lives Ky is referring to?

Chapter 17
  Since Xander and Cassia went on their first kiss, how has their relationship evolved ( include the role that Ky plays in both of their lives) Cassia thinks to herself “this house isn’t safe anymore” describe how she has made a connection between emotions and places (discuss the house, and one other place she has an emotional connection to) How do you feel about the fact that meal portions are decided by officials? Cassia’s portions seem to be going down, meaning she isn’t eating as much food.

Chapter 18
 Describe an artifact in your life you would really miss if it was taken away?

Chapter 16, cursive lessons Grandfather poem – rewrite it The napkin ky gives her