Year 5 English worksheets
A worksheet giving prompts for children to think and write about the setting, structure and language of their favourite poem.
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.
This worksheet shows an example diary entry and then encourages children to write their own, thinking about various features of diary writing.
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.
This worksheet will give your child a starting point from which to write an imaginative poem. Encourages thinking about interesting description and text layout.
A worksheet to encourage children to generate similes and then organise them into a poem.
This worksheet encourages children to look at a piece of prose and improve it with their own phrases, before transforming the prose into a poem.
This worksheet encourages children to listen to a spoken commentary and analyse it.
A sheet encouraging children to choose a theme and then write three haikus that share this theme.
Children are given a list of sentences with one word missing; they are then prompted to choose a word from the list given to improve the sentence.
Children are encouraged to read these haikus and then think about the way haikus are structured.
Your child needs to read the incomplete sentences and then choose a word from the list at the bottom to complete it. Each word in the list contains an unstressed vowel.
Worksheet prompting your child to write three sentences with a question mark, three with an exclamation mark and three with a comma.
Words with unstressed vowels and their definitions have been jumbled up. Children need to cut them up and then match the right ones together.
This worksheet includes words with suffixes which have been divided into two halves. Children need to cut these cards up and then arrange them back into whole words.
A passage of text containing words that have unstressed vowels. Children need to read through and underline any of these words they can find.
A list of words that contain unstressed vowels. Children are asked to identify the vowel that is not heard clearly when the word is spoken.
A list of sentences with no punctuation, which children need to re-write inserting the correct punctuation.
Sentences to cut up and then sort into two piles: 'correctly punctuated' and 'incorrectly punctuated'.
Children are asked to read an unpunctuated passage and rewrite it with the correct punctuation.