Year 6 English worksheets

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11+ vocabulary flashcards
Download our free 11+ flashcards to help boost your child's vocabulary and practise for the verbal reasoning tasks of the 11+ exams.
Year 6 English Challenge Pack
Challenging reading comprehensions and activities for Year 6 readers and writers, designed to stretch your child and offer them the opportunity to explore their year-group topics in greater depth.

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Key Stage 2 - 2018 English SATs Papers
Help your child prepare for the Year 6 English SATs, taken at the end of Key Stage 2, with some revision and at-home practice. These complete 2018 Y6 SATs past papers are the official past papers from the Department for Education, used in schools.
Year 6 proofreading: editing and improving
This information text needs punctuating and dividing into paragraphs. Try to include punctuation marks like semi colons, brackets and dashes, too.

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Y6 criss-cross word puzzle
A criss-cross puzzle has a grid like a crossword, but there are no clues; instead you must fit given words into the grid. Not easy! Can you put these Y5/Y6 spelling words into the correct slot on the criss-cross grid?

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Y5 and Y6 tricky spelling words worksheet
Can you match up these tricky words to their correct definition? Use a dictionary to check if you’re not sure about their meaning, then use the Look, Cover, Write and Check method to learn to spell them.

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Y5 and Y6 spelling wordsearch
Hidden in this wordsearch are some of the words from the Year 5/6 curriculum spelling list. Can you find them and highlight them?

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Editing: improving descriptions worksheets
Any piece of writing you do can be improved by correcting mistakes, editing and adding lots more information to your first draft. This report about a Year 6 trip is dull! Can you improve it by including some of the following?

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KS2 Easter activities pack cover
Get ready for some egg-y, chocolate-y, Easter-y fun! The KS2 Easter activities pack has plenty of themed maths, English and science learning opportunities to keep kids busy and learning over the spring break.
Festive fun activities for KS2
With Christmas lists to write, present-delivery schedules to work out, Grotto problems to solve and light and dark experiments to try this bumper pack of festive learning activities will keep your child engaged over the Christmas break.

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Book reviews activity pack
Help your child explore books and language with TheSchoolRun's Book reviews activity pack, a huge collection of reading comprehension and creative writing resources for Year 1 to Year 6.

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Writing an informal letter worksheet
Have a look at this text message from Jamie to his mum. Does the language sound appropriate? Then see if you can re-write this message as an informal letter. Think about including slang (but no text-speak!), different punctuation and first names.

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Formal letter-writing worksheet
In the letter below a child is writing to his head teacher to demand justice. Do you think his head teacher will be impressed? Would the writer be more likely to be listened to if he wrote in a more formal style?

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Subject and verb agreement in the past tense worksheet
This is a passage from Alice in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll. Look at the past tense verbs in the box below. Can you insert the correct ones in the gaps in the text?

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Add the missing pronouns worksheet
Some of the pronouns from this Alice in Wonderland passage are missing. Can you add them back in?
The prefix super- worksheet
All these words contain the prefix super-. Look through the list. Do you know what each word means? Look up any words you don’t know in the dictionary.

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Spelling patterns: the prefix re- sentence challenge
All the words in pink contain the prefix re- which means ‘again’. The words need swapping round so they’re in the right places; decide where they should go and rewrite the sentences so they make sense.

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Spelling patterns: the prefix pre- worksheet
The prefix pre- means ‘before’. The word prefix includes the prefix pre! Do you know the meaning of these pre- words? Look up any you don’t know in the dictionary, then write a sentence containing each word in the right-hand box.

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Spelling patterns: the prefix audi- worksheet
The prefix audi- means ‘to hear’, ‘to listen’ or ‘sound’. Write down what you think each of the words below mean in the middle box, then look each one up in the dictionary and write down the definition. How close were you?

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Spelling patterns: the prefix aqua- worksheet
All these words have the prefix aqua-. Look in a dictionary to find the meanings of these words and write them in the spaces. What do you think the prefix aqua- means?

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