Name ______________________________. Sayings We Share: Proverbs and Fables Compiled By Norma Tong Lee Illustrated by Krystyna Stasiak Prediction
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Sayings We Share: Proverbs and Fables
Compiled By Norma Tong Lee
Illustrated by Krystyna Stasiak
inform persuade entertain
Compare and contrast the first pair of proverbs.
Working persistently, ants can fill the nest with food.
One beaver can fell a hundred trees.
What pair of sayings have the same message as the saying, “Choose your friends wisely”?
Why do proverbs talk about ants and beavers instead of just saying “If you work long and hard you will get a lot done”?
Which Vietnamese proverb on pages 392-393 has almost the same message as “He who lies down with dogs shall rise up with fleas”?
Which two proverbs have almost the same meaning as the proverb “Never put off till tomorrow what you can do today?
What is the meaning of “A penny saved is a penny earned”?
Choose a proverb from this selection and tell how someone might use its wisdom.
What advice would you give to the hare if he has to run another race?
What is one situation in real life that is like the one in the story.
How do the animals act when the rooster crows loud enough to bring the sun up?
Why isn’t the rooster sad about the farm animals’ complaining?
What message is the author trying to get across?
Give an example of how you could use this moral in your life.