Year 6 Creative writing and fiction worksheets by Subject
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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.
This information text needs punctuating and dividing into paragraphs. Try to include punctuation marks like semi colons, brackets and dashes, too.
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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Can you write a short description of a train journey, as a poem or a piece of prose? Remember to infer your thoughts rather than spelling them out and to include interesting adjectives, adverbs (or adverbial phrases), nouns, similes and metaphors.
The boy walked through the field.... a bit of a boring sentence, yes? Can you make it more interesting by first adding an adjective, then a simile and then a metaphor.
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Classic characters are unforgettable, whether they're falling down unusual rabbit holes, prowling through the jungle or breaking their slates over unfortunate classmates' heads. How many famous characters from children's literature can you identify in this crossword puzzle?
‘The goblin’s curse’ story does not include any speech between the king and queen. Think back to the moment when the king has sent Orion off to find the goblin. Imagine that the king has gone to tell the queen what is going to happen. How would their conversation unfold?
Make some notes to plan your own quest adventure before you write it. Who are the characters? What is the problem? What needs to be found to solve the problem? Who decides to go on the quest? Now write up your quest adventure, but don’t forget: description of characters and setting; paragraphs to show different sections of story; correctly punctuated speech between characters; powerful verbs and adverbs to describe any action.
Can you plan and write a story with a flashback in it? It may be a good idea to think of the flashback part first. See if you can include: sentences with connectives; speech with correct punctuation; mention of the character’s feelings; texts split into paragraphs.
Look at this extract from ‘The goblin’s curse’. Some of the verbs have been highlighted. Could you replace them with two or three different, powerful verbs? Use a THESAURUS, a reference book of words and their synonyms, to help you. You could also consult an online thesaurus!
Can you think of stories or films you have read or seen that contain flashbacks? Do you remember an episode of a programme on TV with a flashback? Think about one of these stories and write notes on this sheet to show how the story was structured.
A poster is designed to find a volunteer to search for the goblin and his magical potion (from the story 'The goblin's curse'). What do you think it said? Include: an eye-catching title; a colourful picture; information about the problem and how it needs to be solved; adjectives to describe the type of person who needs to come forward; a reward.
Read ‘The goblin’s curse’ first, then think about the letter that the king writes to the goblin asking for the healing potion. What would you have said in this vital letter? Don’t forget how to set out a letter correctly.
Once you've read the story of The Goblin's Curse, imagine that you are the goblin, having just met Orion and given him the potion. Explain your meeting and then describe how you capture forty years of the queen’s life in a bottle. How do you feel about it all?
Can you draw the the goblin’s house from the story The Goblin's Curse? You don’t have to use the information given in the story, be as imaginative as you want! Label each picture with descriptions, including lots of good adjectives.
Using a story map framework will help you organise your ideas about the text in a clear and efficient way. Can you draw a story map with notes and pictures to show the structure of ‘The goblin’s curse’?
The author of ‘The stolen spy kit’ has split the story into eight paragraphs. Read through the story again and think about why the text has been split up this way. Can you write a phrase that sums up each paragraph in these boxes?