all Grammar worksheets by Subject
Homophones are words that sound the same but are spelled differently and have different meanings. Can you match the pairs of homophones? Describe what each word means and watch out – two of the pairs have an extra homophone!
When we shorten two words into one, the missing letter or letters are replaced by an apostrophe to form the contracted word. Practise matching words with their contracted form with this contractions memory game.
Connectives or conjunctions are joining words. Can you spot the connective in each of the sentences below and circle it in red?
A SUFFIX is a word ending, added to a ‘root’ word to change it into another word. Can you change these words by adding a suffix (and changing the root word if needed)?
Can you complete this mini-crossword? The words you need start with the prefix prim- and are listed below. What do you think prim- means?
Paragraphs are sections of writing. In information texts, writers try to make sure that each area of the subject they are writing about is separated into paragraphs. Can you group the information on these pages into paragraphs?
Each object in this poem is personified by a powerful verb and an adverb. Can you underline all the verbs in blue and all the adverbs in pink? Then draw four of the personified objects behaving as they are described.
The suffix ‘ology’ means ‘to study’. Can you look up these words in the dictionary and find out what study they relate to? Write each word in the box in the middle to practise spelling it. What other unusual ‘ologies’ can you discover?
All these words begin with the prefix micro-. Can you cut them out and match them up with the correct definitions? Looking at these words and definitions, what do you think the prefix micro- means? Have a go working it out and then check your answer on the internet or in the library.
How good are you at sorting information? Can you cut out these statements, put them in order and then arrange them into paragraphs?
‘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?
Adverbs are a great way to give the reader more information and make your writing much more interesting. Think about adverbs you could add to each of the verbs highlighted in pink. There is a box of adverbs to help you, but see if you can think of some of your own as well.
Can you finish these sentences about Winston Churchill by using a connective from the box and then writing a second part for the sentence? Do not look at the text as you do this!
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 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.
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?
Start by reading 'The stolen spy kit' then imagine that Matthew decides to tell his mum about the Spy Kit. What might he say to her? How do you think she would reply? Write the conversation they might have. Remember the rules of speech!
Read through these paragraphs from ‘The stolen spy kit’. Can you find any sentences with two parts joined by connectives? Could the author have used any of the connectives below in the text instead?
Cut out the words and see if you can put some of them together to make sentences. You can stick them onto another sheet of paper if you like, and add a full stop at the end.
What do you like to do? Play with cars? Draw pictures? Eat sausages? Play games? Use the words above to help you write three sentences about what YOU like to do. Remember to use capital letters and full stops! When you’ve written each sentence, draw a picture to go with it.