Year 5 English worksheets

Writing a book review in KS2 template

Writing a book review in KS2

Use this template to write your book review. What was the book about? Share a few plot details. Who was your favourite character and why? Which was your favourite bit of the book and why? How many stars do you think the book should get?
Identifying silent letters worksheet

Identifying silent letters

All of these words contain a silent letter. This means that the sound of that letter is not made when the word is spoken. Cut out the words above. Can you arrange them into the correct lists below and stick them down?
Roald Dahl wordsearch

Roald Dahl wordsearch

Witches, foxes, earthworms and more – they're all wonderful characters from Roald Dahl's books. See if you can spot the names of 20 children, villains and creatures from The BFG, Danny the Champion of the world, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and other Dahl classics in this wordsearch. How quickly can you complete it?
Reading comprehension pack (KS2): The Stolen Book of Spells cover

Reading comprehension pack (KS2): The Stolen Book of Spells

Reading comprehension doesn't have to be dull! The Stolen Book of Spells offers KS2 students an engaging story, challenging questions and a riddle to solve – they'll be so immersed in the narrative they won't even realise they're working on their literacy. Answers are provided so you can mark your child's work and help them improve their ability to comprehend, decode and interpret what they read.

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Easter crossword puzzle

Easter crossword

Eggs, buns, flowers and bunnies - and chocolate, of course! Prepare for the school holidays by testing your knowledge of all things Easter-related with this quick crossword.
Valentine's Day wordsearch

Valentine's Day wordsearch

Love is in the air... and in this wordsearch! Have fun finding the words in this Valentine's-themed puzzle for KS1 and KS2 children.
Word puzzles for Key Stage 2 English learning pack

Word puzzles for Key Stage 2 English

Are you and your child tired of the same old English revision and practice sessions? Try something completely new and give them these fun English word puzzles instead! They'll review everything from connectives to apostrophes, using what they learn in class to solve codes, crosswords and wordsearches.

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Parents' Guide - reluctant reader to literacy lover

The Parents' Guide to turning a reluctant reader into a literacy lover

Why are some children reluctant to read, and what can you do to help them fall in love with books? From exploring non-fiction to making reading a feel-good pleasure, we explain how you can turn a reluctant reader into a bookworm. Happy reading!

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Writing informative text worksheet

Writing informative text

Have your child pretend they're helping out a new boy or girl who's just arrived at their school by explaining all of the important things they'd need to know, from homework to PE.
Spotting facts and opinions worksheet

Spotting facts and opinions

Use this worksheet to help your child learn to recognise sentences that are facts and sentences that are opinions.
Write a poem about snow worksheet

Write a poem about snow

In this worksheet, your child can complete a poem about snow by filling in the blanks. Repeat the exercise to come up with a few different poems.
Write full sentences worksheet

Write full sentences

Convert basic notes about a fun day at the Natural History Museum into full sentences and paragraphs.
Group 'i' before 'e' words worksheet

Group 'i' before 'e' words

Help your child learn the "'i' before 'e' except after 'c'" rule by grouping the words that follow the rule and the ones that don't into the appropriate categories.

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Full stops, commas and capital letters practice worksheet

Full stops, commas and capital letters practice

Help your child understand where and when to use commas and full stops by filling them into the text on this worksheet. Don't forget to add capital letters at the start of new sentences!

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Half-term wordsearch

Half-term wordsearch

Use this wordsearch during half-term to help your child with vocabulary and spelling while recognising words that are all about having fun!
Write a letter about your holiday worksheet

Write a letter about your holiday

This exercise is a great way to help your child practise descriptive writing. Talk about recent holidays your family has gone on, and what your child remembers from them. Can they write a letter to a friend, telling them about the holiday?
Instruction text puzzle

Instruction text puzzle

This instruction text worksheet helps your child understand the correct way to explain a detailed process, and also gives you a recipe for a tasty treat!
Descriptive writing using the senses

Descriptive writing using the senses

A weird and wonderful new creature has been discovered and you’re one of the only people in the world to have seen it with your own eyes! Share your experience by writing a description of the creature using your senses.

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Writing a diary entry worksheet

Writing a diary entry

This worksheet shows an example diary entry and then encourages children to write their own, thinking about various features of diary writing.

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Witch's spell poem worksheet

Witch's spell poem

Use this worksheet to think of ingredients for a spell. This activity encourages children to write an imaginative poem and set their words and pictures out in an eye-catching way.

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