Year 6 Grammar worksheets by Subject

Boosting verbs with a thesaurus

Boosting verbs with a thesaurus

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!
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Describing with adjectives

Describing with adjectives

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.
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Summarising paragraphs

Summarising paragraphs

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?
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Powerful verbs in direct speech

Powerful verbs in direct speech

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!
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Identifying connectives

Identifying connectives

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?
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Word puzzles for Key Stage 2 English learning pack

Word puzzles for Key Stage 2 English

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.
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Using contrasting connectives

Using contrasting connectives

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.
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Using descriptive words worksheet

Using descriptive words

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.
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Perfect Punctuation Workbook

Perfect Punctuation Workbook

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.
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Writing your ideas with paragraphs worksheet

Writing your ideas with paragraphs

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.
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Open and closed questions worksheet

Open and closed questions

Do you know the difference between an open and a closed question? Use both to conduct and interview and evaluate which work best!
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Victorious verbs worksheet

Victorious verbs

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!
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Using emotive language worksheet

Using emotive language

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?)
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Using adjectives for effect worksheet

Using adjectives for effect

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'?
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Unscramble the text types worksheet

Unscramble the text types

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.
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Simile and metaphor worksheet

Simile and metaphor

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.
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Revising capital letters and full stops worksheet

Revising capital letters and full stops

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.
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Homophones: there, their, they're worksheet

Homophones: there, their, they're

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.
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Apostrophes revision worksheet

Apostrophes revision

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?
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All about imagery worksheet

All about imagery

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.
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