Proverbs and Adages Match

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The grass may be greener on the other side, but a activity about proverbs and adages is sure to help readers of all levels master figurative language. Kids match the idioms in the first column to their literal meanings in the second column. 

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

  • A good addition to a unit on figurative language or when working with idioms
  • Include in a reading assessment or homework packet for extra credit
  • Have kids choose their favorite proverb and illustrate both the figurative and literal versions
Classroom Considerations

  • Worksheet is in color, but you could print in black-and-white without disrupting comprehension
Pros

  • Includes an answer key for easy assessment
  • Straightforward format and concept for all readers
Cons

  • None
Common Core