You may have
heard people say, "Too many cooks spoil the broth," and wondered
what they are talking about. That is an example of a proverb.
It's a saying that has been passed on, generation by generation,
from a long time ago.
the starts of some proverbs. For homework I would like you to
see if you can find out how they finish. You'll have to ask people
at home to help you. When you bring your answers back to school
we'll be talking about what each proverb means.
A stitch in
A bird in
teach an old dog.
A miss is.
a gift horse.
Can you find
any other examples of sayings or proverbs?