2Proverb: a concise saying that expresses a common human truth or experience. PurposeAdvise others about common human failingsUniversal in truthUses literary devices to covey complicated ideas in few wordsEarly African usage of proverbs:Used as tools of argument/debateTo settle legal disputesTeach children traditional values/beliefs
3Turn to page 515.Choose one to write.Choose two to present.All members must work together.All answers are neat and reflect critical thought!!!
4For each proverb, give the meaning and give an example based on real life experiences. Complete 4. Group 1- Ashanti ProverbsGroup 2 – Senegal ProverbsGroup 3 – Guinea and Sierra Leone ProverbsGroup 4 – Kenya and Burundi ProverbsGroup 5 – Ethiopia Proverbs
5Be Unique, Be you…Individually: Choose a proverb that is particularly meaningful to you and describe how you have experienced the truth of that proverb in your own life. Illustrate the meaning somehow. Be creative and use color!