This packet has 20 printable pages to help students think critically about the wisdom or wise sayings that we hear so often. Students explain what the phrases mean and why they are so powerful, analyzing wise sayings like:
A goal without a plan is just a wish.
Actions speak louder than words.
Rudeness is the weak person’s imitation of strength.
Just be yourself.
Everything happens for a reason.
Be a voice, not an echo.
Live life to the fullest.
Think before you speak.
The tongue has no bones, but is strong enough to break a heart.
Don’t judge me by my past; I don’t live there anymore.
Live in the moment.
If you want more CRITICAL THINKING activities, then take a look at the others in this series:
Analyzing Wise Sayings (20 printables)
Thinking About What People Say (20 printables)
Thinking about the WORDS people say (24 printables)
If you would like more, then take a look at these packets:
Analyzing Wise Sayings
Analyzing What People Say
Analyzing and Thinking about Words
Wildlife and Wisdom: Writing Prompts for High School