Proverbs and Adages Worksheets

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Juice up your discourse with our free, printable proverbs and adages worksheets! While proverbs give advice or food for thought, adages simply state universally accepted truths. Popular and powerful, proverbs and adages help us connect with the wisdom of the past. Whether it's motivating a friend or laughing off a tough situation, proverbs and adages always help. Comprehend the meaning of the proverbs and adages with our pdf proverbs and adages worksheets that abound with fun exercises like matching pictures to proverbs/adages, completing proverbs or adages using given words, and much more.

These printable proverbs worksheets are recommended for children in grade 4, grade 5, and grade 6.

CCSS: L.4.5.B

Writing the Meanings of Proverbs and Adages

A goldmine of proverbs, our printable proverbs and adages worksheets beckon grade 5 and grade 6 kids with their sheer grandeur. A set of proverbs/adages are given, and children figure out and write their meanings.

Completing Proverbs and Adages

Although culturally specific, proverbs have a sense of universality shining through! Morph 6th grade kids into proverb champs with our pdf worksheets on completing the English proverbs and adages.

Matching Pictures to Proverbs and Adages

Toggle between the knowledge and wisdom of proverbs and adages with our proverbs and adages exercises! Ask the proverb-prodigies to match the pictures on the left to the proverbs/adages on the right.

Proverbs and Adages | Cut and Glue

Blossom into proverb specialists with these proverbs and adages worksheets for 4th grade and 5th grade, where there's a proverb for every situation! Cut them out, and glue them next to the appropriate pictures.

Identifying Proverbs and Idioms

If you say "I want to soak up the sun", you're using an idiom, while "Red sky at night, sailor’s delight" is a proverb that doles out some wisdom. In these pdfs, read the expressions and write if they are proverbs or idioms.

Choosing the Correct Animals to Complete the Proverbs/Adages

The beauty of a proverb, however small it is like "Curiosity killed the cat" for instance, is everyone can relate to it. Kids in grade 4 and grade 5 choose the animal that correctly completes the proverbs and adages here.