Year 4 English Printable Worksheets

In year 4, your child will start to learn more complex punctuation, demonstrate good spelling and punctuation, and continue to develop their reading and writing. Our year 4 English worksheets will help support your child in all their literacy learning, including poetry activities, information texts, reading comprehensions, and much more. 

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Identifying Run-On Sentences

Identifying Run-On Sentences

This worksheet is designed to help students identify run-on sentences. Through engaging activities, students will learn to spot sentences that need correct punctuation, improving their writing clarity and coherence. These exercises are suitable for both classroom and home use, providing a fun and interactive way to enhance grammar skills. By mastering the identification of run-on sentences, students will become more confident and effective writers.

Age: 8 - 9
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Using Colons and Semicolons

Using Colons and Semicolons

This worksheet is designed to help students understand and practise using colons and semicolons. Through engaging activities, students will learn to correctly punctuate sentences, improving their writing clarity and coherence. These exercises provide a comprehensive introduction to these punctuation marks, making them suitable for use at home and in the classroom. By mastering colons and semicolons, students will enhance their writing skills and boost their confidence in using punctuation.

Age: 8 - 9
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Types of Sentences Activity

Types of Sentences Activity

This engaging worksheet focuses on the four types of sentences: declarative, interrogative, exclamatory, and imperative. Through various activities, students will learn to identify and create different sentence types, enhancing their writing and comprehension skills. This worksheet is beneficial for both classroom and home use, providing a fun and interactive way to help students understand and apply the concepts of sentence structure effectively. By mastering these sentence types, students will improve their overall communication abilities, making their writing clearer and more dynamic.What are the four types of sentences?Declarative Sentence:Explanation: A declarative sentence makes a statement or provides information. It ends with a full stop.Example: The sky is blue.Interrogative Sentence:Explanation: An interrogative sentence asks a question. It ends with a question mark.Example: What time does the show start?Exclamatory Sentence:Explanation: An exclamatory sentence expresses strong emotion or excitement. It ends with an exclamation mark.Example: Wow, that was an amazing performance!Imperative Sentence:Explanation: An imperative sentence gives a command, makes a request, or offers an invitation. It usually ends with a full stop but can also end with an exclamation mark for emphasis.Example: Please close the door.

Age: 8 - 9
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Harry Potter Word Search

Harry Potter Word Search

Harry Potter Word Search ActivityEncourage students to find these magical words hidden in the puzzle. It's a great way to celebrate Harry Potter Book Day and engage young fans of the wizarding world!When is Harry Potter Book Day?Harry Potter Book Day takes place on the 12th of October, but you can celebrate on any day that suits you after the 12th of October too!

Age: 8 - 9
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Woodland Animals Cloze Activity

Woodland Animals Cloze Activity

Woodland Animals Cloze ActivityOur Woodland Animals Cloze Activity can be integrated into classroom lessons or assigned as homework to reinforce reading comprehension skills. As pupils fill in the blanks, they will encounter new words related to wildlife, habitats, and the unique characteristics of woodland animals. Through this activity, pupils will not only enhance their reading comprehension skills but also gain valuable insights into the remarkable adaptations and behaviours of these cute woodland creatures.

Age: 8 - 9
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Endangered Animals Cloze Activity

Endangered Animals Cloze Activity

Endangered animals cloze activityThis engaging activity is a fantastic way for young learners to explore the importance of wildlife conservation while honing their reading comprehension and vocabulary skills. By filling in the missing words in the sentences, students will uncover fascinating facts about these vulnerable creatures and their struggles for survival. This exercise can be used in the classroom, as homework, or during wildlife-themed educational events, making it a versatile resource for teachers and parents.

Age: 8 - 9
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Harry Potter Cloze Activity

Harry Potter Cloze Activity

Harry Potter Cloze ActivityThese fun facts about Harry Potter should spark a child's interest in the magical world created by J.K. Rowling and could provide a great starting point for their journey into the series. This cloze activity offers a spellbinding way to enhance reading comprehension, vocabulary, and critical thinking skills while diving into the world of magic. Beyond simply filling in the blanks, this activity encourages critical thinking by prompting children to consider context and meaning while completing the fun Harry Potter facts. 

Age: 8 - 9
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C. S. Lewis Cloze Activity

C. S. Lewis Cloze Activity

C. S. Lewis Cloze ActivityC.S. Lewis's life and work continue to inspire young readers around the world, and his magical stories are enjoyed by children of all ages. This C.S. Lewis Cloze Activity will help to:Introduce students to key facts about C.S. Lewis's life and work.Develop reading comprehension and critical thinking skills.Encourage active engagement with the provided text.Certain words have been omitted from the passage, creating blanks in the text. Students are tasked with filling in these blanks with the correct missing words from the word bank.

Age: 8 - 9
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Year 4 Animal Facts Handwriting Workbook

Year 4 Animal Facts Handwriting Workbook

Animal Facts Handwriting WorkbookThis Year 4 Animal Facts Handwriting Workbook is a handy resource to not only improve students' handwriting skills but also introduce them to fascinating facts about creatures from around the globe. Pupils copy each animal fact carefully and neatly on the lines underneath. 

Age: 8 - 9
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International Peace Day Acrostic Poem

International Peace Day Acrostic Poem

International Peace Day Acrostic PoemAn acrostic poem is a creative and expressive form of writing where the first letter of each line spells out a word or message. In this acrostic poem for International Peace Day, the word "PEACE" serves as the central theme. Each line of the poem represents a different aspect of peace, highlighting the idea of people coming together, embracing diversity, uniting in love, and creating a harmonious world.

Age: 8 - 9
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Apostrophes - Plural possession

Apostrophes - Plural possession

Apostrophes - Plural possessionStudents add the apostrophe in the correct place to mark plural possession. An example is shown to help students complete the activity. 

Age: 8 - 9
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Adding inverted commas to a sentence

Adding inverted commas to a sentence

Adding inverted commas to a sentenceWith this handy worksheet, students will practise adding inverted commas and other punctuation to sentences. Remember, when using inverted commas for direct speech, the punctuation goes inside the closing inverted comma. 

Age: 8 - 9
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Expanded noun phrases

Expanded noun phrases

Expanded noun phrasesExpanded noun phrases add more detail to the overall meaning of the sentence. For example:The bee flew around the flowers. The tiny, buzzing bee flew around the vibrant, blooming flowers in the garden.Students have a go at improving the sentences by expanding the noun phrases, making them more interesting to read. 

Age: 8 - 9
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Using 'did' and 'done' correctly

Using 'did' and 'done' correctly

Using 'did' and 'done' correctlyLearning to use 'did' and 'done' correctly enhances communication skills and helps children become more confident with their writing. This handy English worksheet for lower KS2 asks students to complete the sentences by writing 'did' or 'done'. They must decide whether 'did ' or 'done' is the appropriate verb by writing the correct one in the spaces.  "Did" is used for all subjects (I, you, he, she, it, we, they). "Done" is used with helping verbs (e.g., have, has, had) or as an adjective.

Age: 8 - 9
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Using 'was' and 'were'

Using 'was' and 'were'

Using 'was' and 'were correctlyUsing "was" and "were" correctly helps convey information accurately and clearly. This handy English resource for lower KS2 asks students to complete the sentences by writing 'was' or 'were'. They must decide whether 'was ' or 'were' is the appropriate verb by writing the correct one in the spaces. "Was" is used for singular subjects (I, he, she, it), while "were" is used for plural subjects (they, we). 

Age: 8 - 9
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Fronted adverbials - Complete the sentence

Fronted adverbials - Complete the sentence

Fronted adverbials - Complete the sentence activityUsing fronted adverbials encourages students to start sentences in different ways, adding variety and interest to their writing. It also helps students understand and apply proper grammar and punctuation rules.With this worksheet, children are asked to think of their own fronted adverbials to complete the sentences. This resource can be used at home or in the classroom and is great practice for creative writing. 

Age: 8 - 9
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Fronted adverbials - How, where or when?

Fronted adverbials - How, where or when?

Fronted adverbials sorting activityFronted adverbials are words or phrases that are placed at the beginning of a sentence to describe when, where, or how an action takes place. For example:Very carefully, she painted the picture. Very carefully is the fronted adverbial in this sentence. It tells us how she painted the picture. We use fronted adverbials to add variety and detail to sentences. Students sort the fronted adverbials by writing them in the correct column. 

Age: 8 - 9
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Fronted adverbials - Missing commas

Fronted adverbials - Missing commas

What are fronted adverbials?Fronted adverbials are words or phrases that are placed at the beginning of a sentence to describe when, where, or how an action takes place. For example:In the evening, we watched a film. In the evening is the fronted adverbial in this sentence. It tells us when they watched a film.Students read the sentences and add a comma after the fronted adverbials. 

Age: 8 - 9
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Fronted adverbials matching activity

Fronted adverbials matching activity

What are fronted adverbials?Fronted adverbials are words or phrases that are placed at the beginning of a sentence to describe when, where, or how an action takes place. For example: In the kitchen, we baked some cookies. In the kitchen is the fronted adverbial in this sentence. It tells us where they baked the cookies.Students draw a line to match the fronted adverbial to the correct sentence.  

Age: 8 - 9
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Roald Dahl characters word search

Roald Dahl characters word search

A handy Roald Dahl word search for your childrenThis fun word search includes some of the characters in Dahl's most famous stories. Word searches are a great way to reinforce vocabulary, improve spelling and concentration, and are also ideal for small moments of time as they can easily be stopped and started. Just download and print away!   Roald Dahl vocabularyHere is a list of some of the key vocabulary included in our fun word search:MATILDATHE TWITSMUGGLEWUMPWILLY WONKAMISS TRUNCHBULLGRAND HIGH WITCHCHARLIE BUCKETBRUNO JENKINSTHE BFGMR FOX

Age: 8 - 9
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Roald Dahl cloze activity

Roald Dahl cloze activity

Where was Roald Dahl born? Who were his favourite authors? Which children's stories did he write? Children read through the facts about Roald Dahl and fill in the spaces using words from the word bank.Here are 10 fun facts about Roald Dahl:He was a famous children's author who wrote the classics Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, James and the Giant Peach, Matilda, and many more. He wrote many of his books in a shed in the back of his garden. He always wrote using a pencil. He was a Hurricane fighter pilot during World War II.He was a very good footballer at school.His teachers didn’t think he was very good at writing when he was at school.His favourite colour was yellow.He loved chocolate, but not chocolate ice cream or chocolate cake.Some of his favourite authors were Rudyard Kipling and Charles Dickens.He was about 6’6" tall. 

Age: 8 - 9
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Christmas Mad Libs

Christmas Mad Libs

This Christmas themed resource can be used to reinforce language arts lessons learned in class. Students fill in the blanks with a type of word e.g. an adjective or a noun. Encourage your students to be as creative as possible and have some fun!

Age: 8 - 9
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Thank you template

Thank you template

This colourful thank you template is great for supporting independent writing activities and can be used for a variety of different topics.

Age: 8 - 9
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Write a Christmas story

Write a Christmas story

Improve your child's creative writing skills with this fun activity. Students are asked to write a story and include the words: Santa, stocking, night, chimney, snow in their story. Encourage students to be as imaginative as possible and be creative!

Age: 8 - 9
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Halloween Picture Crossword

Halloween Picture Crossword

This colourful activity asks students to look at the pictures and complete the crossword puzzle.

Age: 8 - 9
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Cloze Activity - Rainforest animals

Cloze Activity - Rainforest animals

This cloze activity includes some interesting facts about rainforest species. Students read through the text and fill in the missing words using the word bank.

Age: 8 - 9
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Reading comprehension - What is an ocean?

Reading comprehension - What is an ocean?

This short reading comprehension is a fun introduction to the five oceans. Students learn some interesting facts about the oceans and have eight study questions to answer.

Age: 8 - 9
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Poetry - Breakfast In Bed

Poetry - Breakfast In Bed

Kids read the poem 'Breakfast in Bed' and choose the best word in brackets to complete each rhyme.

Age: 8 - 9
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Rhyming Words - My Shadow

Rhyming Words - My Shadow

This poem called 'The Shadow' by Robert Louis Stevenson can be used to practise rhyming and to celebrate Children's Poetry Day on 21 March.

Age: 8 - 9
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Rhyming Words - At The Zoo

Rhyming Words - At The Zoo

This is a funny poem by A. A. Milne and can be used to practise rhyming and to celebrate Children's Poetry Day on 21 March.

Age: 8 - 9
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St. Patrick's Day Alphabetical Order

St. Patrick's Day Alphabetical Order

This St. Patrick's Day worksheet is designed to help kids practise putting words in alphabetical order. All of the words are associated with St. Patrick's Day, making it a perfect addition to any St. Paddy's Day themed lesson!

Age: 8 - 9
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Spelling List - 'ing'

Spelling List - 'ing'

A year 4 English resource including a list of 12 words with words ending in 'ing' for students to learn.

Age: 8 - 9
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Biography - Albert Einstein

Biography - Albert Einstein

This year 4 literacy resource includes a biography for students to fill in about Albert Einstein.

Age: 8 - 9
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Compound words 3

Compound words 3

This year 4 literacy resource focuses on compound words.

Age: 8 - 9
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Adverbs 3

Adverbs 3

A year 4 literacy resource on choosing the correct adverb to complete each sentence.

Age: 8 - 9
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Adverbs 2

Adverbs 2

A KS2 literacy resource on adverbs.

Age: 8 - 9
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Nouns and verbs 3

Nouns and verbs 3

This KS2 literacy resource focuses on nouns and verbs.

Age: 8 - 9
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Nouns and verbs 2

Nouns and verbs 2

A KS2 English resource on nouns and verbs.

Age: 8 - 9
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Prefixes 3

Prefixes 3

A year 4 literacy worksheet about adding the correct prefix to the given words.

Age: 8 - 9
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Rhyming Words 3

Rhyming Words 3

A year 4 English worksheet on colouring the words that rhyme the same colour.

Age: 8 - 9
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Rhyming Words 2

Rhyming Words 2

A KS2 literacy resource on colouring the words that rhyme the same colour.

Age: 8 - 9
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Rhyming 3

Rhyming 3

A year 4 English resource on writing 3 different words that rhyme with the given word.

Age: 8 - 9
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Rhyming 2

Rhyming 2

A year 4 literacy resource on writing 3 different words that rhyme with the given word.

Age: 8 - 9
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To, too or two 3

To, too or two 3

This year 4 literacy resource includes sentences to complete using to, too or two.

Age: 8 - 9
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To, too or two 2

To, too or two 2

This year 4 English worksheet includes the homophones: to, too and two.

Age: 8 - 9
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Dictionary 3

Dictionary 3

A primary English resource including a glossary with accompanying questions to answer.

Age: 8 - 9
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Phonemes 3

Phonemes 3

A KS2 English resource on choosing the correct phoneme to complete the word.

Age: 8 - 9
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Phonemes 2

Phonemes 2

A year 4 literacy resource on phonemes.

Age: 8 - 9
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