Year 6 Grammar worksheets by Subject
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?
Are you and your child tired of the same old English revision and practice sessions? Try something completely new and give them these fun English word puzzles instead! They'll review everything from connectives to apostrophes, using what they learn in class to solve codes, crosswords and wordsearches.
Can you finish these sentences to show contrasting opinions? Choose a connective from the box below and then write two second parts for each sentence, one supporting zoos and one in opposition to zoos. An example is done for you.
In this worksheet, your child can practise writing sentences with descriptive words, and understand why they are more interesting to read than sentences without descriptive words.
Full stops, commas, semi colons, apostrophes… Whatever aspect of punctuation your child is grappling with, we’ve come up with a bumper pack of 60 activities to help them practise, as well as a parent's refresher guide to each punctuation mark and how it's used.
This worksheet requires children to imagine that they have been given a large sum of money and then use paragraphs to write about what they would do with it.
Do you know the difference between an open and a closed question? Use both to conduct and interview and evaluate which work best!
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 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.
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?