Year 6 English Printable Worksheets

Our year 6 English worksheets focus on literacy for 10 and 11-year-olds and are tailored to the UK curriculum. Our reading and writing activities will help your child feel confident in their skills and prepare them for both SATs and secondary school. Our year 6 English worksheets can be used at home or in the classroom to help children enhance their reading skills and support literacy learning.

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Christmas vocabulary

Christmas vocabulary

This fun Christmas 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: 10 - 11
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Active or passive?

Active or passive?

An active voice is when the subject of the sentence is performing the act. A passive voice is when the subject of the sentence is having something done to it by somebody else. Often the word 'by' is used, but not always. This English worksheet asks students to write 'active' or 'passive' after each sentence.

Age: 10 - 11
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Relative clauses

Relative clauses

Relative clauses are used to connect sentences. We use relative clauses to give additional information about something without starting a new sentence. The most common relative pronouns are: who, whom, whose, which and that. This English resource asks students to choose the best relative pronoun to complete the sentences.

Age: 10 - 11
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Verb prefixes - de and re

Verb prefixes - de and re

A prefix is a group of letters added before a word to alter its meaning. The prefix 'de' is used to reverse the verb's actions. It can also mean 'down' such as in the words decrease or decline. The prefix 're' means to do again. This English resource asks students to choose the correct word to complete the sentence.

Age: 10 - 11
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Verb prefixes - dis and mis

Verb prefixes - dis and mis

A prefix is a group of letters added before a word to alter its meaning. The prefix 'dis' is generally used to make a word negative. The prefix 'mis' means badly, wrongly or incorrectly. This English resource asks students to choose the correct word to complete the sentence.

Age: 10 - 11
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Scallop

Scallop

Students read through the reading comprehension and learn some interesting facts about scallops. There are 10 questions for them to answer.

Age: 10 - 11
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Hermit Crab

Hermit Crab

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

Age: 10 - 11
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Barrel Jellyfish

Barrel Jellyfish

Students read through the reading comprehension and learn some interesting facts about barrel jellyfish. There are 11 questions for them to answer.

Age: 10 - 11
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Dog Mushing - Yes or No?

Dog Mushing - Yes or No?

The Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race takes place every year in early March. It is a long-distance sled dog race that starts in Anchorage, Alaska and finishes in Nome, Alaska. The race is a very important sporting event to the Alaskan natives. On the other hand, animal rights groups believe that the Iditarod Race is dog abuse and harms the dogs' welfare. Students are asked if they are for or against dog mushing and write their opinion on the issue.

Age: 10 - 11
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Biography - Malala Yousafzai

Biography - Malala Yousafzai

Students are asked to read through the biography of Malala Yousafzai and write a letter to her explaining what they admire about her and how she inspires them.

Age: 10 - 11
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Absolutely Incredible Kid Day - Word Scramble

Absolutely Incredible Kid Day - Word Scramble

Absolutely Incredible Kids Day is about letting kids how incredible they are! There are many other ways to say 'incredible'. Students rearrange the letters to find the words associated with Incredible Kid Day.

Age: 10 - 11
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Absolutely Incredible Kid Day - Word Search

Absolutely Incredible Kid Day - Word Search

Absolutely Incredible Kids Day is about letting kids how incredible they are! There are many other ways to say 'incredible'. Students find some of these different ways hidden in the puzzle.

Age: 10 - 11
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Absolutely Incredible Kid Day - How many words?

Absolutely Incredible Kid Day - How many words?

How many words can your students make by rearranging the letters in the words INCREDIBLE KID?

Age: 10 - 11
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Biography - Amerigo Vespucci

Biography - Amerigo Vespucci

Amerigo Vespucci was an Italian explorer, navigator, and cartographer from Florence, Italy. He is most known for discovering that the New World was not Asia but instead a separate continent. Students write a short biography about Amerigo Vespucci using their own words.

Age: 10 - 11
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Cloze Activity - Amerigo Vespucci

Cloze Activity - Amerigo Vespucci

Students learn some interesting facts about Amerigo Vespucci, the man who discovered that the Americas were separate landmasses from Asia. Students are asked to read through the facts and fill in the missing words using the word bank.

Age: 10 - 11
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Word Scramble - Amerigo Vespucci

Word Scramble - Amerigo Vespucci

Students are asked to rearrange the letters to find the words associated with the famous explorer, navigator and cartographer, Amerigo Vespucci. There are 20 words to unscramble.

Age: 10 - 11
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Word Search - Amerigo Vespucci

Word Search - Amerigo Vespucci

Download this fun, word search activity to use as an extra resource when teaching students about the famous explorer, navigator, and cartographer, Amerigo Vespucci. There are 15 words hidden in the puzzle.

Age: 10 - 11
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Word Scramble - International Women's Day

Word Scramble - International Women's Day

International Women's Day (IWD) is a global event that takes place on 8 March. It is a day to celebrate women's achievements in a wide number of areas while calling for gender equality. Students are asked to rearrange the letters to find the International Women's Day words.

Age: 10 - 11
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Word Search - International Women's Day

Word Search - International Women's Day

International Women's Day (IWD) is a global event that takes place on 8 March. It is a day to celebrate women's achievements in a wide number of areas while calling for gender equality. Students are asked to find the words associated with International Women's Day hidden in the puzzle.

Age: 10 - 11
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International Women's Day Fact Sheet

International Women's Day Fact Sheet

Kids learn some interesting facts about International Women's Day, the main aims of the event, when the day was officially adopted and interesting statistics.

Age: 10 - 11
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International Women's Day - Women in British History

International Women's Day - Women in British History

International Women's Day is celebrated every year on 8 March. It is a day to celebrate women's accomplishments in a wide number of areas, all around the world. Students read the facts and match each description to the woman that is being described.

Age: 10 - 11
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Word Scramble - Iditarod Race

Word Scramble - Iditarod Race

Students rearrange the letters to find the words associated with the most famous sled dog race in the world, the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race.

Age: 10 - 11
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Word Search - Iditarod Race

Word Search - Iditarod Race

The Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race is an annual event that runs in early March. It is a long-distance sled dog race that starts in Anchorage, Alaska and finishes in Nome, Alaska. This word search has 15 vocabulary words that are all associated with the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race.

Age: 10 - 11
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Comprehension - Main Threats to Polar Bears

Comprehension - Main Threats to Polar Bears

This resource is all about the main threats to polar bears and can be used to celebrate National Polar Bear Day on 27 February! Kids learn about climate change and the effects of global warming. They are asked to read through the article and then come up with at least 10 ways that they can help reduce their carbon footprint.

Age: 10 - 11
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Main Threats to Polar Bears

Main Threats to Polar Bears

This resource is all about the main threats to polar bears and can be used to celebrate National Polar Bear Day on 27 February! Kids learn about climate change and the effects of global warming. They are asked to read through the article and then come up with at least 10 ways that they can help reduce their carbon footprint.

Age: 10 - 11
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St. Patrick's Day Limerick Poem

St. Patrick's Day Limerick Poem

A limerick is a five-lined, funny poem with a rhyming scheme of AABBA. This fun, useful worksheet explains what a limerick is and includes a place for children to write their own about St. Patrick's Day.

Age: 10 - 11
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Biography - Charles Dickens

Biography - Charles Dickens

Who was Charles Dickens? When and where was he born? Students are asked to carry out some research and fill in this handy report form about the greatest novelist of the Victorian era.

Age: 10 - 11
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Reading comprehension - Animal Migration

Reading comprehension - Animal Migration

This article includes some interesting facts about animal migration. When animals move from one place to another and then return back home again, it is called migration. Students read through the text and answer the accompanying study questions.

Age: 10 - 11
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Spellings - Commonly Misspelled Words 2

Spellings - Commonly Misspelled Words 2

This KS2 English worksheet will help with a child's spelling. It includes commonly misspelled words for students to learn.

Age: 10 - 11
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Spellings - Commonly Misspelled Words 1

Spellings - Commonly Misspelled Words 1

This KS2 literacy resource will help with spelling. It includes commonly misspelled words for students to learn.

Age: 10 - 11
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Creative Writing - My Favourite Christmas Traditions

Creative Writing - My Favourite Christmas Traditions

Keep your students' creativity alive with this fun Christmas-themed creative writing activity. This creative writing activity is perfect for the Christmas season and can be used in any English lesson.

Age: 10 - 11
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Creative Writing - My Christmas Tree

Creative Writing - My Christmas Tree

A Christmas themed creative writing resource for primary students.

Age: 10 - 11
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Creative Writing - My Favourite Christmas Book

Creative Writing - My Favourite Christmas Book

A KS2 Christmas themed creative writing exercise for primary students.

Age: 10 - 11
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Creative Writing - A Christmas Gift

Creative Writing - A Christmas Gift

This KS2 Christmas themed resource asks students to choose one gift that they could give each child around the world.

Age: 10 - 11
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Creative Writing - Christmas Colours

Creative Writing - Christmas Colours

A Christmas themed creative writing resource.

Age: 10 - 11
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Modal Verbs 2

Modal Verbs 2

A KS2 literacy worksheet on modal verbs.

Age: 10 - 11
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Modal Verbs 1

Modal Verbs 1

This KS2 literacy resource is all about modal verbs.

Age: 10 - 11
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Research Activity - Giant Panda

Research Activity - Giant Panda

This KS2 English worksheet is a short report about the giant panda with a cloze activity.

Age: 10 - 11
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Research Activity - Peregrine Falcon

Research Activity - Peregrine Falcon

This KS2 English resource is a short report about the peregrine falcon. Students include the answers to the questions in their report.

Age: 10 - 11
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Reading Comprehension - Sun Bear

Reading Comprehension - Sun Bear

This KS2 reading comprehension includes a passage about sun bears.

Age: 10 - 11
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Reading Comprehension - Praying Mantis

Reading Comprehension - Praying Mantis

This year 6 reading comprehension includes a passage about the praying mantis and accompanying study questions.

Age: 10 - 11
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Reading Comprehension - Peregrine Falcon

Reading Comprehension - Peregrine Falcon

This year 6 reading comprehension includes some interesting facts about the Peregrine falcon with accompanying study questions.

Age: 10 - 11
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Spellings - 'o-e' and 'u-e' words

Spellings - 'o-e' and 'u-e' words

This English worksheet asks students to complete the sentences by choosing the correct word from the word bank. This resource focuses on words with 'o-e' and 'u-e'.

Age: 10 - 11
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Spellings - 'a-e' and 'i-e' words

Spellings - 'a-e' and 'i-e' words

This English worksheet asks students to complete the sentences by choosing the correct word from the word bank. This resource focuses on words with 'a-e' and 'i-e'.

Age: 10 - 11
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Spellings - 'ight' and 'gue' words

Spellings - 'ight' and 'gue' words

This English worksheet asks students to complete the sentences by choosing the correct word from the word bank. This resource focuses on words with 'ight' and 'gue'.

Age: 10 - 11
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Spellings - 'ful' and 'att' words

Spellings - 'ful' and 'att' words

This English worksheet asks students to complete the sentences by choosing the correct word from the word bank. This resource focuses on words with 'ful' and 'att'.

Age: 10 - 11
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Phonics - 'ay' and 'ee' words

Phonics - 'ay' and 'ee' words

This English worksheet asks students to complete the sentences by choosing the correct word from the word bank. This resource focuses on the phonics 'ay' and 'ee'.

Age: 10 - 11
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Phonics - 'ough' and 'ev' words

Phonics - 'ough' and 'ev' words

This English worksheet asks students to complete the sentences by choosing the correct word from the word bank. This resource focuses on the phonics 'ough' and 'ev'.

Age: 10 - 11
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