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 worksheets are recommended for students in grade 4, grade 5, and grade 6.

CCSS: L.4.5.B

Matching Pictures to Proverbs and Adages

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

Matching Pictures to Proverbs and Adages

Completing Proverbs and Adages

Although culturally specific, proverbs have a sense of universality shining through! Morph 6th grade kids into interstellar proverb champs with our complete the English proverbs worksheet. Use words from the box to complete the proverbs and adages.

Completing Proverbs and Adages

Writing the Meanings of Proverbs and Adages

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

Writing the Meanings of Proverbs and Adages

Proverbs and Adages | Cut and Glue

Blossom into proverb specialists worthy of their salt under the tutelage of worksheets for 4th grade and 5th grade, where there's some proverb for every situation in life! Cut the proverbs and adages; glue them next to the pictures you think make sense.

Proverbs and Adages | Cut and Glue

Identifying Proverbs and Idioms

If you say "I want to soak up the sun", you're using an idiom as no one has ever soaked up the sun in its literal sense. "Red sky at night, sailor’s delight" is a proverb as it doles out some wisdom. In this pdf, read the expressions and write if they are proverbs or idioms.

Identifying Proverbs and 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 and its truth can span the globe. Kids in grade 4 and grade 5 choose the animal that correctly completes the proverbs and adages.

Choosing the Correct Animals to Complete the Proverbs/Adages