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Explain the Meaning of Proverbs

In this worksheet, students explore the meaning of common proverbs and understand the words in context.

'Explain the Meaning of Proverbs' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 2

Year:  Year 5 11+ worksheets

Curriculum topic:   English

Curriculum subtopic:   Standard Comprehension

Difficulty level:  

Worksheet Overview

Proverbs are short sentences or phrases that describe life or give advice. They have been handed down through the ages.

for example:

A stitch in time saves nine.

cotton reel with a needle

This proverb isn't really about sewing. It tells us that if we deal with small problems straight away they won't turn into much bigger problems.

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