• Jonas’s community has a lot of rules. Do you think that’s a good thing or a bad thing? Why?
• What are the rules that you have in your classroom? Do you agree or disagree with them and why?
• Jonas has an uncomfortable dream and tells his parents. His mother tells him they are "stirrings." What does this mean to you?
• How important is sameness in Jonas’s community? How important is it in your community?