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:
Life is too short to worry what others say or think about you.
You can’t have a better tomorrow if you’re still thinking about yesterday.
If only our tongues were made of glass, how much more careful we would be when we speak.
The best things in life are free.
Think before you speak.
The best thing you could give someone is a chance.
Happiness is an inside job.
Fear makes the wolf bigger than he is.
Life isn’t about finding yourself; it’s about creating yourself.
You can’t reach for anything new if your hands are still full of yesterday’s junk.
We are our choices.
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)