Year 6 Grammar worksheets by Subject
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.
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.
This information text needs punctuating and dividing into paragraphs. Try to include punctuation marks like semi colons, brackets and dashes, too.
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?
Some of the pronouns from this Alice in Wonderland passage are missing. Can you add them back in?
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.
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.
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.
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?
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?
Can you cut out these definitions and match them to the correct words? What do you think the prefix aero- means?
Can you complete this tricky quiz to show how much you’ve learned?
Prepositions show the position and relationship between things. Prepositional phrases are phrases which begin with a preposition as their head word. Can you identify whether the prepositions before, after and until are functioning as prepositions or subordinating conjunctions in the following sentences?
Noun phrases are phrases built around nouns. Make noun phrases out of the following nouns, the longer and more interesting the better!
Adverbial phrases are a group of words that do the same job as an adverb, telling us how, where or when something is happening. Read the following famous passage Dombey and Son by Charles Dickens and underline any adverbial phrases you find.
Can you fill in the blanks from these options? Then choose a suitable conjunction to connect the following complex and compound sentences.
Pronouns all stand in the place of nouns, but there are lots of different kinds! Can you match the pronouns with their title in the table?
Adjectives are words use to modify or describe nouns. Using adjectives in your writing makes it more interesting, but only if you use interesting adjectives! Here is a list of nouns. For each of them, come up with AT LEAST TEN ADJECTIVES. The first few will probably be quite easy – and boring! These might be colours, for example. The trick is to really think about each subject and focus on different aspects of it. What does the subject look like, smell like, sound like, feel like?
Modal verbs are related to this idea and can indicate the level of certainty, possibility, permission or obligation. Insert the correct modal verb into these sentences.