In So Many Words

Info-Comics by Larry Paros


Are You among the Talented?

The Key Root for this column:

Latin pre, "before"

Latin, coquere, "to cook,"

Words and Phrases List

Concoct, concoction, cook, decoct, decoction, precocity, precocious, talent

Thoughts for Today

  1. What is a talent contest? Have you ever been in one or know someone who has? Thoughts about it?
  2. Do you have a particular talent? Have you developed it? If not, why not? What's keeping you back?
  3. Does your school favor a particular kind of kid with a particular kind of talent?
  4. Discuss the Ben Franklin quotation. What is he trying to say? Does it apply at all to your life?
  5. Explain in your own words the Biblical parable about talent.