Year 1 English worksheets by School Year
First have a look at the story of Cinderella, presented as a spider diagram. Now think of a story you might like to write. Write the title of the story in the middle of this spider diagram. Then plan the story by outlining the characters, the settings and the events in your spider diagram.
Read the beginning of this story. What do you think happens next? Write and draw it!
A simple writing activity to help your child practise the question and answer format of reading comprehension work. They'll also need to draw a picture to show they understand what greedy Goldilocks is doing in the text.
Can you find the words below hidden in the wordsearch? Don’t forget they might be going up, down, from side to side or even diagonally! Cross them out when you’ve spotted them!
Can you fill in the crossword by writing the answers to the clues as number words?
Read these questions words then use the words to write some questions. Don’t forget to include your question marks!
Can you write some questions in the speech bubbles using the ‘wh words’ to help? Don’t forget your question marks!
Read these words and use them to fill in the blanks in the sentences. We are practising spelling words with 'igh' and 'i_e'.
Choose a sound from two or three of the buckets and see how many words you can make.
These robots have such funny names! Can you read them?
Sammy has had a spelling test today. Some of the words he has written correctly, others he has got wrong. Can you put a tick next to the words he has spelled correctly and help him by writing the wrong words out properly below?
This worksheet focuses on breaking words into phonemes. Look at these words, then use the sound button as you read them out! Press the button underneath the word, say the sound then say the word.
A word can be changed from a noun into an adjective by adding a -y on the end. Can you complete these sentences with the missing adjectives?
Can you write the comparative (ending in -er) and superlative (ending in -est) of each of these adjectives? Remember, the comparative form of an adjective is used for comparing two people or things (for example, Tom is taller than me). The superlat ive is used for comparing one person or thing with every other member of a group (for example, Tom is the tallest boy in the class).
Before children are able to start writing letters and words their hands and muscles need to get used to producing marks on paper. Our Patterns playbook offers your child the opportunity to practise common writing patterns in preparation for handwriting letters at age 4 or 5. It's also a fun way to encourage an older child who has trouble writing particular letters. Can they make some waves, draw some curly baby hair and decorate a birthday cake with Smarties, all while doing some vital handwriting practice?
Here are some sentences. Using some of the words below, and some of your own, too, can you try to improve them?
Look at the pictures. Can you write the word underneath the image? Remember to pick a word with the right number of letters!
Think about what you usually do in a day. Can you write about it in the diary below?
Here are some high frequency words. Can you read what they say? Write four sentences. In each sentence try to use two or three of the high frequency words.