This educator's guide to Matched by Ally Condie includes classroom lesson plans, writing prompts, research questions, and enrichment activities aligned with Common Core State Standards. As students consider the dystopian novel's layered and complex themes, challenge them to think deeply about choice, loyalty, sacrifice, and the expectations of society.
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