Idioms, Proverbs, and Adages Practice Worksheets


Total Pages: 7
File Size: 2 MB



Help your students easily identify and explain the meanings of common idioms, proverbs, and adages with this packet of practice sheets. This practice pack is the perfect tool to use when introducing these language skills to students. The lessons included in this packet are always fun to teach. Students may surprise you by how many idioms, proverbs, and adages they have heard and actually know the meaning of!

This product meets the Common Core Standards for L.4.5b and L.5.5b

Included in download:

Introduction page: Understanding Common Expressions

-explaining the difference between an idiom, proverb, and adage.

2 practice pages for idioms:

*Find the Idiom

*What do idioms really mean?

2 practice pages for proverbs:

*Find the Proverb

*What do proverbs really mean?

2 practice pages for adages:

*Find the Adage

*What do adages really mean?

An answer key is included.

Looking for more practice on Idioms, Proverbs, and Adages? These task cards compliment these practice sheets and can even be used as an assessment tool!

Idioms, Proverbs, and Adages Task Cards


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