Year 5 English worksheets by School Year
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?
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!
Full stops, commas, semi colons, apostrophes… Whatever aspect of punctuation your child is grappling with, we’ve come up with a bumper pack of 60 activities to help them practise, as well as a parent's refresher guide to each punctuation mark and how it's used.
Does your child’s spelling really let their writing down? Have fun with spelling offers you practical and effective strategies to help support your child’s learning at home, based on a real understanding of how spelling is taught and why it’s tricky to master. The bad news? Your child will be beating you at Scrabble before you know it!
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 shows children how to structure a haiku and then gives them prompts on how to write their own.
A worksheet encouraging children to think of ideas and then structure them into an acrostic poem.
A worksheet encouraging children to read a limerick and think about its structure, then structure their own limerick.
A worksheet giving prompts for children to think and write about the setting, structure and language of their favourite 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.