Year 6 Grammar worksheets by Subject
Can you cut out these sentences halves and pair them up in a way that makes sense using the present perfect tense?
Prepositional phrases tell us more about a particular noun or verb. They always contain a preposition as well as a noun. Cut out these sentence starters and prepositional phrases. Can you match them up?
We use ellipsis (three dots) to show that some words have been left out of a quotation. Look at these quotations. Decide on some text to remove and then show that words are missing by using ellipsis.
A transitive verb is one that needs an object to complete its meaning in a sentence. An intransitive verb does not need an object. Underline all the verbs in the following sentences and then write in the right-hand column whether they are transitive or intransitive.
Determiners tell us exactly which nouns are being referred to in a text. Here is a text about polar bears. Can you underline all the determiners?
We use the present perfect to talk about something that has happened in the past and is still happening in the present. Can you rewrite these sentence in the present perfect tense?
We use the present perfect to talk about a past action that is continuous in to the present. Cut out these sentences. Can you organise them into the correct columns in the table?
Prepositions tell you WHEN (before, after, during) or WHERE something is happening (under, to, up, in, on, through, beside, near). A prepositional phrase is a group of words containing a preposition and a noun. Can you underline the prepositional phrases in these sentences?
Determiners are words that go before a noun and tell you something about it. Look at the sentences on the left and the sentences on the right. Can you draw lines to match them up?
A prepositional phrase is a group of words containing a preposition and a noun. Prepositional phrases tell us more about a particular noun or verb. Look at this text about The Great Fire of London. Can you underline all the prepositional phrases in it?
A noun phrase is a group of words that act in the same way as a noun in a sentence. Underline these noun phrases in the sentences.
In a text we can use ellipsis (three dots) to show that something is missing. Here are some quotations from an interview with a children’s author. Re-write them using ellipsis.
Determiners help us understand which noun is being talked about. There are different kinds of determiner. Look at the sentences in the left-hand column. Can you underline the determiner in each sentence and write down what kind of determiner it is in the right-hand column?
Determiners are words that come before a noun and specify which (or how many) nouns we’re talking about. Each of these sentences is missing determiners. Can you add in determiners that you think will make sense?
An adverbial phrase is a group of words (without a verb) that tells us when, how or where something is done. If they are placed at the beginning of a sentence adverbial phrases are called fronted adverbials. Cut out all these sentence halves. The first set are fronted adverbials. Can you match them to the other half of the sentence?
Can you complete these sentences in your own way so that they are active sentences? Then can you complete these sentences in your own way so that they are passive sentences?
A concrete noun is one that has a physical presence. An abstract noun is a concept you can’t touch, smell, hear, see or taste. Look at the following passage. Can you underline all the concrete nouns in blue and the abstract nouns in red?
Read the following passage. It’s packed with active sentences, but can you identify the passive sentences?
Emmanuel has just been to the circus. He has written various sentences about his time there. Can you identify the subject, verb and object in each one? Underline the subject in green, the verb in purple and the object in orange.