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
- How do you test your mettle?
- What enables you do well on tests? What holds you back?
- 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?
- How would you describe the chemistry between you and testing?
- Discuss the comment at the end: "What they want us to become is not what we want to be."