all English worksheets
Your child can practise working with capital letters and full stops by writing them where needed in this list of sentences.
Help your child's writing stand out from the crowd by encouraging them to expand their vocabulary and use 'victorious' verbs. Thesaurus at the ready!
By using emotive language your child can manipulate readers' emotions to great effect. Can they make them sympathise with an excitable puppy or an injured toddler? (Or is that an aggressive puppy or a tormenting toddler?)
Different adjectives can completely transform a piece of writing, as your child will find out when they write two contradictory reviews of a pop concert. Will they judge the singer as 'cool' or 'cold'?
Kick off a language analysis activity with a quick text types puzzle! Your child will also need to identify commands, alliteration, emotive words and use of the first person.
Can your child identify similes and metaphors? This worksheet offers a quick reminder of how and when they're used and helps your child improve their descriptive writing by using them correctly.
Full stops and capital letters can cause confusion, but correctly punctuated work is vital in Year 6 and beyond. Help your child feel confident about the rules with this revision worksheet activity.
Help your child unlock hidden meaning in text with this worksheet about colour association. After reading an explanation and examples, can they put their knowledge into practice in their own writing? Suggested answers are included so you can look over their work and help them improve it.
This activity, aimed at Year 7 or advanced primary school pupils, will help your child analyse and break down a text to find evidence for their answers. What words have been used to create an impact? What images have been painted for the reader? Work through this activity step by step to practise reading comprehension.
Time for some text analysis! Can your child identify the purpose and target audience of different types of text which all relate to the same subject? They will need to look for key words to help them prove their point.
This worksheet will help improve your child's descriptive writing by encouraging them to draw on their sensory experiences. Can they describe a scary place through smell, hearing, sight, touch and taste? What will a reader picture after hearing their text?
Is your child finding it hard to remember how to use and spell the homophones 'which' and 'witch'? Help them clear up the confusion with this practice worksheet.
Help your child get a few difficult homophones straight with this worksheet. There, their and they're all sound the same, but their meanings are very different. Master the tricky spellings with a simple, four-step learning trick.
Test reading comprehension skills with some thorough analysis of a short piece of text. What atmosphere, emotion and setting does the writer convey? What effective techniques are used? A KS3 worksheet, also suitable to stretch gifted Year 6 pupils.
A revision worksheet to remind your child of the rules of correct apostrophe use. Can they reword sentences to show they understand when an apostrophe indicates belonging and when it's used to show that letters have been taken out of a word?
Imagery is used in writing to help us imagine a place or character more clearly. This worksheet helps your child practise identifying imagery and then come up with their own metaphors and similes to enrich their descriptive writing.
Learning to read is all about phonics these days, so if you don't know your phonemes from your digraphs our phonics learning pack is for you. You'll get a complete overview of how and why phonics is taught, as well as teacher tips to help you make phonics learning part of your child's everyday life and 50 printable games and activities to put the theory into practice.
Download and print this complete 2011 English SATs papers pack and help your child to prepare for their SATs.
Download and print this complete set of English SATs papers from 2005 to assist your child in preparing for the Year 6 tests.
Download and print this complete set of KS2 English SATs papers from 2008 to assist your child in preparing for the tests.