Year 5 English Printable Worksheets

Our year 5 English worksheets help support your child’s written work, develop their comprehension skills and introduce them to new features of grammar and punctuation like hyphens and colons. Our year 5 English printables can be used at home or in the classroom to support literacy learning.

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Christmas round words

Christmas round words

Students read the letters in each Christmas bauble and write the 8-letter word correctly on the line.

Age: 9 - 10
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Halloween vocabulary

Halloween vocabulary

This fun Halloween themed resource asks students to take a letter or combination of letters from each test tube to make a word. Some words are already in place to help them get started.

Age: 9 - 10
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Conjunctive adverbs

Conjunctive adverbs

Conjunctive adverbs are used to connect sentences or independent clauses and show the relationship between them. This English resource asks students to choose the best conjunctive adverb to complete sentences.

Age: 9 - 10
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Use of the hyphen

Use of the hyphen

The symbol (-) is called a hyphen in the English language. A hyphen is a short horizontal line used to link words together. Students read through sentences and write the word that is missing a hyphen.

Age: 9 - 10
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Subordinating conjunctions

Subordinating conjunctions

Subordinating conjunctions are used to connect two simple sentences: a main clause and a subordinate clause. Subordinate clauses do not make sense on their own, they are dependent on the main clause. This English activity asks students to choose the best conjunction in brackets to complete the sentences.

Age: 9 - 10
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Coordinating conjunctions

Coordinating conjunctions

Coordinating conjunctions are used to connect sentences, words and phrases. They act as a kind of glue, linking the text together to help the sentences flow smoothly. This English resource asks students to choose the best conjunction in brackets to complete the sentences.

Age: 9 - 10
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Auxiliary verbs

Auxiliary verbs

Auxiliary verbs, or helping verbs, add meaning to the main verb of the sentence. This literacy resource asks students to complete sentences by adding auxiliary verbs.

Age: 9 - 10
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Salmon

Salmon

Students read through the reading comprehension and learn some interesting facts about salmon. There are 12 questions for them to answer.

Age: 9 - 10
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Starfish

Starfish

Students read through the reading comprehension and learn some interesting facts about starfish. There are 12 questions for them to answer.

Age: 9 - 10
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Basking Shark

Basking Shark

Did you know that basking sharks are listed as vulnerable and are endangered in the Northeast Atlantic? Students read through the reading comprehension and learn some interesting facts about basking sharks. There are 11 questions for them to answer.

Age: 9 - 10
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Grey Seal

Grey Seal

Students read through the reading comprehension and learn some interesting facts about grey seals. There are 12 questions for them to answer.

Age: 9 - 10
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Bottlenose Dolphin

Bottlenose Dolphin

Students read through the reading comprehension and learn some interesting facts about bottlenose dolphins. There are 12 questions for them to answer.

Age: 9 - 10
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Cloze Activity - Charles Dickens

Cloze Activity - Charles Dickens

This cloze activity includes some interesting facts and information about the famous writer, Charles Dickens. Students read the facts and fill in the missing words using the word bank to help them.

Age: 9 - 10
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Word Search - Charles Dickens (Oliver Twist)

Word Search - Charles Dickens (Oliver Twist)

Charles Dickens was born on 7th February in 1812. Celebrate his birthday with this fun word search. There are 15 words for students to find hidden in the grid.

Age: 9 - 10
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Word Search - Girl Scout Day

Word Search - Girl Scout Day

National Girl Scout Day commemorates the birthday of the Girl Scouts of America and is observed each year on 12 March. There are 20 vocabulary words to find hidden in the puzzle.

Age: 9 - 10
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Word Scramble - Girl Scout Day

Word Scramble - Girl Scout Day

National Girl Scout Day commemorates the birthday of the Girl Scouts of America and is observed each year on 12 March. Students rearrange the letters to find the words associated with Girl Scout Day.

Age: 9 - 10
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Presidents' Day Quiz (multiple choice)

Presidents' Day Quiz (multiple choice)

Which president had been an army general in World War II? Who was the president of the United States from 2001-2009? Test your students' knowledge with the fun presidents day quiz. There are 11 multiple choice questions for students to answer.

Age: 9 - 10
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Word Scramble - Presidents' Day

Word Scramble - Presidents' Day

Students unscramble the letters to find the Presidents' Day words. There are 20 words for students to unscramble.

Age: 9 - 10
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Word Search - Presidents' Day

Word Search - Presidents' Day

In this Presidents' Day word search activity, students circle each word from the list in the puzzle. The words can go in any direction. There are 20 words hidden in the puzzle.

Age: 9 - 10
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Presidents' Day - How many words?

Presidents' Day - How many words?

How many words can your students make by rearranging the letters in the words PRESIDENTS DAY?

Age: 9 - 10
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Research Report - Presidents' Day

Research Report - Presidents' Day

Students can choose any President of the United States and carry out some research about their life, family, accomplishments, and legacy.

Age: 9 - 10
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Reading comprehension - Marie Curie

Reading comprehension - Marie Curie

This reading comprehension includes some interesting facts about the famous scientist, Marie Curie. Where was Marie born? Which two elements did Marie discover? Students read through the information and answer the study questions.

Age: 9 - 10
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Reading comprehension - Animals that Migrate

Reading comprehension - Animals that Migrate

This reading comprehension includes some interesting facts about some different animals that migrate. Students read through the text and answer the accompanying study questions.

Age: 9 - 10
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Spelling Word Search - 'ph' words

Spelling Word Search - 'ph' words

This word search contains words with the letters 'ph'. There are 16 words hidden in the puzzle for students to find.

Age: 9 - 10
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Spelling Word Search - 'dge' words

Spelling Word Search - 'dge' words

This word search contains words starting with the letters 'dge'. There are 16 words hidden in the puzzle for students to find.

Age: 9 - 10
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Spelling Word Search - 'ex' words

Spelling Word Search - 'ex' words

This word search contains words starting with the letters 'ex'. There are 16 words hidden in the puzzle for students to find.

Age: 9 - 10
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Spelling Word Search - 'ch' words

Spelling Word Search - 'ch' words

This word search contains words with the letters 'ch'. There are 16 words hidden in the puzzle for students to find.

Age: 9 - 10
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Spelling Word Search - Silent letters

Spelling Word Search - Silent letters

This word search contains words with silent letters. There are 16 words hidden in the grid for students to find.

Age: 9 - 10
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Comprehension - King Arthur 2

Comprehension - King Arthur 2

Students read through the comprehension about King Arthur and answer the accompanying study questions.

Age: 9 - 10
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Reading Comprehension - All About Amphibians

Reading Comprehension - All About Amphibians

This primary reading comprehension is all about amphibians and includes questions to answer.

Age: 9 - 10
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Apostrophes 2

Apostrophes 2

A KS2 English resource on rewriting sentences using apostrophes.

Age: 9 - 10
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Reading Comprehension - All About Reptiles

Reading Comprehension - All About Reptiles

This primary reading comprehension is all about reptiles.

Age: 9 - 10
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Contractions 3

Contractions 3

A year 5 literacy resource on contractions.

Age: 9 - 10
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Contractions 2

Contractions 2

A year 5 English worksheet on contractions.

Age: 9 - 10
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Suffixes 'sion' or 'tion' (3)

Suffixes 'sion' or 'tion' (3)

This KS2 English resource focuses on the suffixes sion and tion in a cloze activity.

Age: 9 - 10
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Suffixes 'sion', 'tion' or 'cion' (2)

Suffixes 'sion', 'tion' or 'cion' (2)

A year 5 English worksheet on the suffixes 'sion' and 'tion'.

Age: 9 - 10
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Spatial prepositions (3)

Spatial prepositions (3)

A year literacy worksheet on spatial prepositions.

Age: 9 - 10
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Adjectives, verbs and nouns (3)

Adjectives, verbs and nouns (3)

A year 5 literacy resource on adjectives, verbs and nouns.

Age: 9 - 10
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Adjectives, verbs and nouns (2)

Adjectives, verbs and nouns (2)

A kS2 literacy resource on adjectives, verbs and nouns.

Age: 9 - 10
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Synonym Match (3)

Synonym Match (3)

A KS2 literacy resource on matching synonyms.

Age: 9 - 10
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Choose To, Too or Two (4)

Choose To, Too or Two (4)

A KS2 literacy worksheet on choosing to, too or two.

Age: 9 - 10
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Choose To, Too or Two (3)

Choose To, Too or Two (3)

A KS2 English resource on choosing to, too or two.

Age: 9 - 10
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Dictionary Abbreviations 3

Dictionary Abbreviations 3

A KS2 English resource on abbreviations.

Age: 9 - 10
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Dictionary Abbreviations 2

Dictionary Abbreviations 2

A year 5 English resource on dictionary abbreviations.

Age: 9 - 10
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Homophones 3

Homophones 3

A KS2 literacy resource on writing sentences with homophones.

Age: 9 - 10
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Homophones 2

Homophones 2

A KS2 literacy worksheet on homophones.

Age: 9 - 10
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Collective Nouns 2

Collective Nouns 2

A primary English resource on collective nouns.

Age: 9 - 10
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Proverbs 2

Proverbs 2

A year 5 literacy resource on proverbs.

Age: 9 - 10
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