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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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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Apostrophes 2

Apostrophes 2

A KS2 English resource on rewriting sentences using apostrophes.

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', '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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Homophones 3

Homophones 3

A KS2 literacy resource on writing sentences with homophones.

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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Sentences 3

Sentences 3

A KS2 English resource on writing complete sentences.

Age: 9 - 10
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Sentences 2

Sentences 2

A KS2 literacy resource on completing sentences by adding a predicate.

Age: 9 - 10
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Spelling - silent letters 3

Spelling - silent letters 3

This KS2 English resource focuses on words with silent letters.

Age: 9 - 10
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Onomatopoeia 3

Onomatopoeia 3

A year 5 literacy resource about onomatopoeia.

Age: 9 - 10
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Biography - Albert Einstein

Biography - Albert Einstein

Where was Albert Einstein born? What theory made him famous? Students are asked to use resources like the internet, library books, or magazines to fill in this report form about Albert Einstein.

Age: 9 - 10
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Haiku Poem - Christmas

Haiku Poem - Christmas

A Haiku poem consists of 3 lines and 17 syllables and can be written on many themes. Students write their own poem based on the theme: Christmas.

Age: 9 - 10
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Haiku Poem - Winter

Haiku Poem - Winter

A Haiku poem consists of 3 lines and 17 syllables and can be written on many themes. Students write their own poem based on the theme: Winter.

Age: 9 - 10
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Writing a Descriptive Paragraph (4)

Writing a Descriptive Paragraph (4)

Students choose one of the questions and write their own paragraph answering the question. 1. If you could invent a new animal what kind of animal would it be (i.e sounds, diet, where the animal lives, etc.) 2. How do you help your family (i.e chores, helping your mum or dad cook, etc.)? 3. If you were a king/queen what would you do and why?

Age: 9 - 10
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Writing a Descriptive Paragraph (3)

Writing a Descriptive Paragraph (3)

Students choose one of the questions and write their own paragraph answering the question. 1. If you could be invisible for one day, what would you do and why? 2. If you were given 3 wishes, what would they be and why? 3. What do you think it means to be loyal?

Age: 9 - 10
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Writing a Descriptive Paragraph (2)

Writing a Descriptive Paragraph (2)

Students choose one of the questions and write their own paragraph answering the question. 1. If you could invent a new toy what kind of toy would you create and why? 2. Why is it important to be honest and not lie? 3. What do you want to be when you grow up and why?

Age: 9 - 10
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Writing a Descriptive Paragraph

Writing a Descriptive Paragraph

A KS2 literacy resource on writing descriptive paragraphs.

Age: 9 - 10
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Biography - Rosa Parks

Biography - Rosa Parks

Why was Rosa Parks arrested? How did President Clinton honour Rosa Parks? Students are asked to carry out some research and fill in this handy report form about Rosa Parks.

Age: 9 - 10
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Writing Cinquain Poems (3)

Writing Cinquain Poems (3)

Students are asked to write 2 cinquain poems, they have an example to help them. They have been given two titles: Family and summer.

Age: 9 - 10
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Writing Cinquain Poems (2)

Writing Cinquain Poems (2)

A KS2 literacy resource on cinquain poems.

Age: 9 - 10
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Writing Cinquain Poems

Writing Cinquain Poems

Students are asked to write 2 cinquain poems, they have an example to help them. They have been given two titles.

Age: 9 - 10
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Personification (3)

Personification (3)

A primary literacy resource focusing on personification.

Age: 9 - 10
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Personification (2)

Personification (2)

A year 5 English worksheet focusing on personification.

Age: 9 - 10
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Personification (1)

Personification (1)

A KS2 literacy resource focusing on personification.

Age: 9 - 10
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Story Picture - Father's Day: Winter Fun

Story Picture - Father's Day: Winter Fun

Students are asked to look at the picture below and write a story to tell what's happening. A boy and his father are having fun in the snow. What will they do?

Age: 9 - 10
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Story Picture - Father's Day: Fishing

Story Picture - Father's Day: Fishing

Students are asked to look at the picture and write a story to tell what's happening. A boy and his father go fishing. What will they find in the river?

Age: 9 - 10
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Writing Similes - Father's Day

Writing Similes - Father's Day

Children must write down ten similes about their father on the lines provided.

Age: 9 - 10
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Research Activity - Blue Tit

Research Activity - Blue Tit

Celebrate National Bird Day with our bird theme worksheets. This worksheet asks students to write a short report about blue tits. They must include the answers to the questions in their report.

Age: 9 - 10
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Research Activity - Red Kite

Research Activity - Red Kite

Celebrate National Bird Day with our bird theme worksheets. This worksheet asks students to write a short report about red kites. They must include the answers to the questions in their report.

Age: 9 - 10
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Fact Sheet - A. A. Milne

Fact Sheet - A. A. Milne

Students read through the facts about A. A. Milne. They are then asked to draw a picture of their favourite toy or fictional character and then write an adventure story about them.

Age: 9 - 10
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Research Activity - Greenfinches

Research Activity - Greenfinches

Celebrate National Bird Day with our bird theme worksheets. This worksheet asks students to write a short report about greenfinches. They must include the answers to the questions in their report.

Age: 9 - 10
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Research Activity - Canada Goose

Research Activity - Canada Goose

Celebrate National Bird Day with our bird theme worksheets. This worksheet asks students to write a short report about Canada geese. They must include the answers to the questions in their report.

Age: 9 - 10
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Research Activity - Robin

Research Activity - Robin

Celebrate National Bird Day with our bird theme worksheets. This worksheet asks students to write a short report about robins. They must include the answers to the questions in their report.

Age: 9 - 10
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Research Activity - Blackbird

Research Activity - Blackbird

Celebrate National Bird Day with our bird theme worksheets. This worksheet asks students to write a short report about blackbirds. They must include the answers to the questions in their report.

Age: 9 - 10
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Research Activity - Snowy Owl

Research Activity - Snowy Owl

Celebrate National Bird Day with our bird theme worksheets. This worksheet asks students to write a short report about snowy owls. They must include the answers to the questions in their report.

Age: 9 - 10
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Research Activity - Barn Owl

Research Activity - Barn Owl

This worksheet asks students to write a short report about barn owls. They must include the answers to the questions in their report.

Age: 9 - 10
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Research Activity - Christmas in Ireland

Research Activity - Christmas in Ireland

This worksheet includes some information about Irish Christmas traditions. Students are asked to carry their own research and find five Irish Christmas traditions for themselves and write their information on the lines.

Age: 9 - 10
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Reading comprehension - Christmas in the UK

Reading comprehension - Christmas in the UK

What happens in the UK at Christmas? This worksheet includes some interesting facts about how families celebrate Christmas in the UK. How do you celebrate Christmas? Do you have a Christmas tree? Students are asked to read through the text and then answer the questions.

Age: 9 - 10
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Research topic - Nelson Mandela

Research topic - Nelson Mandela

Research topic - Write a short article about Nelson Mandela. Use the internet or a library to help you with your research.

Age: 9 - 10
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Acrostic poem - Nelson Mandela

Acrostic poem - Nelson Mandela

Famous people - Nelson Mandela. Write an acrostic poem about Nelson Mandela. Start each line with a word or phrase that starts with the letter on that line.

Age: 9 - 10
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Creative writing - Noise in the Attic

Creative writing - Noise in the Attic

KS2 Creative writing worksheet. Children are asked to read the paragraph and continue on the story.

Age: 9 - 10
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Creative writing - Favourite Day of the Year

Creative writing - Favourite Day of the Year

KS2 Creative writing worksheet. If you had to choose a favourite day of the year, which day would it be? Explain why this is your favourite day of the year and the things you like to do on that day.

Age: 9 - 10
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Creative writing - Helping a Friend

Creative writing - Helping a Friend

KS2 Creative writing worksheet. Imagine that you walk into the playground and see your friend sitting alone and looking sad. Describe what you would do if your friend was upset. How would you help?

Age: 9 - 10
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St. George's Day - Acrostic poem

St. George's Day - Acrostic poem

An acrostic poem uses the letters in a topic word to begin each line. Write an acrostic poem about St. George's Day.

Age: 9 - 10
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Acrostic poem - Chinese New Year

Acrostic poem - Chinese New Year

Acrostic poem - Write an acrostic poem about Chinese New Year. Start each line with a word or phrase that starts with the letter on that line.

Age: 9 - 10
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Acrostic poem - January

Acrostic poem - January

Acrostic poem - January. Write an acrostic poem about the month of January. Each line should begin with a word or phrase that starts with the letter on that line.

Age: 9 - 10
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Creative writing - Home Alone

Creative writing - Home Alone

Children must create their own story using the paragraph given.

Age: 9 - 10
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