Non Literal
Commenting/Questioning
Facial Expressions
Staying on Topic
Explaining
100

Sally waited for Samantha to finished getting changed in the locker room. When Samantha came out, Sally said "You are such a turtle!" What did Sally mean

She meant that Sally was really slow or taking a long time

100
I just got a puppy.
What kind of dog is it?
100

Interested

Smile, nodding

100
I hope it gets warm out soon, I am sick of the cold.
1) Me too, I miss summer!
2) I love the cold, because snow is fun
3) I like cold things, like ice cream.
3) The topic was the weather
100
Apple
It is a fruit that is red most of the time and is yummy in pie
200

Christina came downstairs with messy hair and mismatched clothes. Her sister said, "Wow, I've never seen you looking better!" What did her sister really mean?

She meant that Christina wasn't looking great.

200
I hurt myself in gym class today.
Oh no, what happened?
200
Sad
Frown
200
I love the book Harry Potter
1)Me too! The Chamber of Secrets is my favorite.
2) I saw the movies, I liked them a lot.
3) I like the Twilight books, Bella is my favorite character.
3) The topic was Harry Potter
200
Ice Cream
It is a dessert you make sundaes with
300

The chef cut corners when making the seafood salad. He used canned tuna instead of fresh tuna. What does "cut corners" mean?

He took a shortcut or is doing something the easier or cheaper way

300
I went to the movies this weekend.
Cool. What did you see?
300
Confused
head to the side, eyebrows together
300
I have so much homework to do tonight!
1) Me too, I wish we didn't get so much.
2) I am going to the movies tonight.
3) That stinks, I only have some math homework.
2) The topic was homework
300
George Washington
He is the first president
400

John was upset because he missed his flight, but I told him it’s no use crying over spilled milk. What does crying over spilled milk mean?

‘Cry over spilled milk’ means being upset over something that has already happened and cannot be changed.

400
I went to a birthday party this weekend.
Who's party?
400
Bored
Not looking at the person, moving in their seat
400
I went to Disney World over break.
1) Cool! Did you see a lot of princesses?
2) I went to the beach.
3) That sounds fun. I went once when I was little.
2) The topic is Disney World
400
Basketball
It is a sport you play with a hoop and only your hands touch the ball
500

John's little brother was crying and in a really bad mood. John came into the room and starting poking his little brother and crying to take away his stuff bear. John's mother told him to stop adding fuel to the fire. What does this mean?

To add fuel to the fire means to make a situation worst than it already is.

500

Man, my arm is really sore from this weekend

What happened to your arm?

What did you do think weekend to hurt your arm?

500

Irritated

roll eyes, look away

500

The topic is ice skating

I went ice skating this weekend.

1) That sounds like so much fun!

2) I have never been ice skating before

3) I went ice skating when I was younger

500

Science Class

Science is a class you take where you learn about the natural world through observations and experiments.

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