Common Proverbs and Adages

4th Grade: Dr. Wise

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Understand common proverbs and adages in texts.

Student Directions:

1. Take notes on Proverbs and Adages. Make a T-Chart and write examples of proverbs and adages. Listen to your teacher on what to write down. We will cover a lot of examples. You do not need to write all the examples down.

Proverbs

Proverbs and adages are short sayings that have been used for a long time and express a general truth. Use context clues in sentences to help you find the meanings of proverbs and adages.
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Common Proverbs and Adages

Read the list to yourself. Talk to your neighbor about what you think each of the proverbs and adages mean.
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Examples of Adages

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Examples of Proverbs

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Practice Time!

Using notebook paper, match the proverb to its meaning. Keep your paper, we will discuss and check your answers together.
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Practice

Use notebook paper to write your answers down.