Free worksheets: Reading, KS2
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Use this template to write your book review. What was the book about? Share a few plot details. Who was your favourite character and why? Which was your favourite bit of the book and why? How many stars do you think the book should get?
After learning to read and spell the most common words in Reception and KS1, your child will move on to a longer list of common words including 'brought' and 'thought'. Support their learning at home with our KS2 high frequency words practice flashcards.
This portrait and peg activity will help you learn to read and spell your name and give you a fantastic opportunity to look at how wonderfully unique and special you are.
Listening to words and recognising which ones start with the same sound is an important skill to learn. Listen to the sounds at the beginning of the words and park the cars in the correct car park.
Hot cross buns are a delicious Easter treat. Do you know the song about them? Learn the song and complete the activity.
Knowing how to read and write your name is an important skill to master. Playing this game will help you learn to recognise, spell, and write your own name.
Can you help Santa load his sleigh ready for Christmas Eve? Follow the instructions to colour the presents and then cut them out and stick them onto the sleigh.
Have you ever seen a beautiful rainbow? You might see one when there are lots of sunshine and rain showers in the same day. Read this rainbow poem with your little one and talk about your favourite colours, then follow the instructions to make a windsock.
Read this classic nursery rhyme to your little learner and then encourage them to learn it by heart — perhaps they can even recite it to family or friends. Then your child can make a lamb of their own following the
Can you put the rhyming presents under the Christmas trees? Cut out the presents and stick them under the Christmas tree so that the presents rhyme with the item in the star.
The Y1 Phonics screening check is used to test children's reading and phonics skills and what they've learnt in their first two years at school. Get an idea of what your child will be asked to do in the June test by looking through the official past paper for 2022.
Read the story of “The Enormous Turnip’ to your little learner, then cut out the story characters and retell the story.
This activity is lots of fun! It’s all about listening very carefully. You are going to make up some actions or sound effects for words in a story. Then, when you hear the words, remember to do the actions you have made up.
Writing your name is important when you get to school. This name builder activity will help you to recognise the letters and begin to spell your name.
Books are amazing and can take you on some incredible adventures. Ask a grown-up to read one of your favourite stories, then see if you can answer some questions with the help of an adult.
When you get to school, you will need to find your name on your peg and around your classroom. This activity will help you be ready to recognise your name when you see it!
Help your child listen to sounds and identify rhyming words with this Reception activity sheet.
Reading is an 11+ preparation superpower! Each of the 40 books in our 11+ prep reading adventure has been chosen to act as a story-filled portal to new vocabulary and will help your child get to grips with challenging texts the fun way – no flashcards required!
What words do the picture clues below refer to? Draw a circle round the “c” that sounds like an /s/ in each word.
Help your child explore books and language with TheSchoolRun's Book reviews activity pack, a huge collection of reading comprehension and creative writing resources for Year 1 to Year 6.
Skilled writers often use a technique we might call ‘show not tell’. They use the actions of characters, or the situation they find themselves in, to tell us more about them, rather than spelling their meaning out and explaining it to us directly. Can you use your inference skills on this passage?