In So Many Words

Info-Comics by Larry Paros

Being Successful in School

The Key Root for this column:

Greek metallion, "to seek after " or "explore"

Words and Phrases List

metal, metallic, mettle, acid test, alchemy, chemistry is right

Thoughts for Today

  1. How do you test your mettle?
  2. What enables you do well on tests? What holds you back?
  3. What are your parents' expectations for you? Do you agree with them, or do you have your own? How do you deal with the difference?
  4. How would you describe the chemistry between you and testing?
  5. Discuss the comment at the end: "What they want us to become is not what we want to be."