Finish the Proverbs and Adages

This Finish the Proverbs and Adages worksheet also includes:

How many common idioms do you know? Test your knowledge with a set of ten phrases to complete. The idioms range in difficulty level, making it a good challenge for even advanced readers.

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

  • Include in your unit on figurative language
  • Have kids compete to see who can finish the worksheet first, using their knowledge of common idioms
  • A good resource for English learners when studying idioms
Classroom Considerations

  • Worksheet is in color, but you should be able to print in black-and-white
Pros

  • Comes with an answer key for easy assessment
  • Sentences vary with blank placement, prompting kids to focus on both parts of the phrases
Cons

  • Does not provide a word bank to work from
Common Core