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Proverbs: At Home and around the World

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Proverbs: At Home and around the World

Grades 6 – 8
Lesson Plan Type Standard Lesson
Estimated Time Three 50-minute sessions
Lesson Author

John Paul Walter

John Paul Walter

Washington, Washington DC

Publisher

National Council of Teachers of English

 

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PREPARATION

  • While this lesson can stand alone, it is designed as the second of three lessons on proverbs. If your class hasn’t worked with proverbs before now, you may wish to begin with, adapt, or refer to “Proverbs: An Introduction” to help introduce proverbs.

  • Print out the Proverb Definitions handout if you want a quick reference guide to proverbs and their cultural significance.

  • Print out one copy of the Proverb Handout for each student.

  • Print out one copy of the Proverbs from around the World handout for each student.

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