Animal Proverbs and Adages

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What will play when the cat's away? Practice figurative language with a list of proverbs about animals. Kids use the word bank at the top of the page to fill in the blanks based on their knowledge of common phrases.

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

  • Use as a warm-up activity during your unit on figurative language
  • Include in a language arts packet for extra practice at home
  • Have kids translate each proverb, and then illustrate the figurative and literal versions
Classroom Considerations

  • Worksheet is in color; printing in black-and-white might obscure instructions or sentence numbers

  • Straightforward and easy to complete
  • Comes with an answer key for simple assessment

  • None
Common Core