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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Using commas

Using commas

Using commasCommas can be a useful punctuation mark to make the meaning of sentences clear. My dog, Max, loves to play fetch in the park. Students rewrite the sentences adding the commas in the correct place.

Age: 9 - 10
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Using dashes

Using dashes

Using dashesDashes can be a useful punctuation mark for adding emphasis or providing additional details within a sentence. My favourite subject – science – has always fascinated me. Students rewrite the sentences adding the dashes in the correct place. This worksheet can be used in the classroom or at home and includes an answer sheet for quick marking. 

Age: 9 - 10
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Using brackets

Using brackets

Using bracketsBrackets are used to enclose information that is not essential to the main sentence. The information inside the brackets can provide additional details or clarification. Students are asked to add brackets where they think they should go in each sentence. An answer is included for quick marking. This KS2 grammar activity can be used in the classroom or at home and is a great introduction to using brackets in writing. 

Age: 9 - 10
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Using modal verbs to show degrees of possibility

Using modal verbs to show degrees of possibility

Using modal verbs to show degrees of possibilityModal verbs can be used to express different degrees of certainty or likelihood in a statement. Modal verbs of possibility include: definitely, certainly, surely, maybe, clearly, obviously, perhaps, probably and undoubtedly. With this upper KS2 literacy activity, students are asked to underline the adverbs of possibility in each sentence.

Age: 9 - 10
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Using adverbs to show degrees of possibility

Using adverbs to show degrees of possibility

Using adverbs to show degrees of possibilityAdverbs can be used to express different degrees of certainty or likelihood in a statement. Adverbs of possibility include: definitely, certainly, surely, maybe, clearly, obviously, perhaps, probably and undoubtedly. With this upper KS2 literacy activity, students are asked to underline the adverbs of possibility in each sentence.

Age: 9 - 10
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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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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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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 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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Spelling - silent letters 2

Spelling - silent letters 2

This KS2 literacy resource is all about words with silent letters.

Age: 9 - 10
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Onomatopoeia 2

Onomatopoeia 2

A KS2 literacy resource about onomatopoeia.

Age: 9 - 10
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mis or ex? 3

mis or ex? 3

A year 5 English resource on the prefixes 'mis' and 'ex'.

Age: 9 - 10
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mis or ex? 2

mis or ex? 2

A year 5 literacy worksheet on the prefixes 'mis' and 'ex'.

Age: 9 - 10
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ly or able? 3

ly or able? 3

A year 5 literacy resource on the suffixes 'ly' and 'able'.

Age: 9 - 10
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ly or able? 2

ly or able? 2

A KS2 literacy resource on the suffixes 'ly' and 'able'.

Age: 9 - 10
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ful or less? 3

ful or less? 3

A KS2 literacy resource on the suffixes 'ful' and 'less'.

Age: 9 - 10
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ful or less? 2

ful or less? 2

A KS2 literacy resource on the suffixes 'ful' and 'less'.

Age: 9 - 10
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Silent letters 2

Silent letters 2

A KS2 literacy resource on words with silent letters.

Age: 9 - 10
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Phonics - ph or th 3

Phonics - ph or th 3

A KS2 English resource on the phonics 'ph' and 'th'.

Age: 9 - 10
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Phonics - ph or th 2

Phonics - ph or th 2

A KS2 literacy resource on the phonics 'ph' and 'th'.

Age: 9 - 10
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Dictionary Abbreviations

Dictionary Abbreviations

A KS2 English resource on abbreviations.

Age: 9 - 10
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Choose To, Too or Two (2)

Choose To, Too or Two (2)

A year 5 literacy resource on choosing to, too or two.

Age: 9 - 10
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Choose to, too or two

Choose to, too or two

Use to as a preposition before a noun or as an infinitive before a verb. Use too as a synonym for also or to indicate excessiveness before a verb. Use two to spell out the number 2. Students choose to, too or two to complete each sentence.

Age: 9 - 10
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Its or It's? (3)

Its or It's? (3)

A KS2 English resource on writing it's or its to complete the sentences.

Age: 9 - 10
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Its or It's? (2)

Its or It's? (2)

A year 5 English worksheet on writing its or it's.

Age: 9 - 10
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Its or It's?

Its or It's?

A KS2 English resource on writing its or it's.

Age: 9 - 10
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Synonym Match (2)

Synonym Match (2)

A year 5 English worksheet on matching the correct synonyms.

Age: 9 - 10
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Synonym Match

Synonym Match

A KS2 literacy resource on matching synonyms.

Age: 9 - 10
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Creating compounds words (5)

Creating compounds words (5)

A KS2 English resource on creating compound words.

Age: 9 - 10
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Creating compounds words (4)

Creating compounds words (4)

A KS2 literacy worksheet on creating compound words.

Age: 9 - 10
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Creating compounds words (3)

Creating compounds words (3)

This year 5 literacy resource focuses on compound words.

Age: 9 - 10
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Creating compounds words (2)

Creating compounds words (2)

A year 5 English worksheet focusing on compound words.

Age: 9 - 10
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Creating compounds words (1)

Creating compounds words (1)

A year 5 English resource on creating compound words.

Age: 9 - 10
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Adverbs - How, when and where (3)

Adverbs - How, when and where (3)

A literacy resource for KS2 students on adverbs.

Age: 9 - 10
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