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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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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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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Phonics - 'ow' and 'ai' words

Phonics - 'ow' and 'ai' 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 'ow' and 'ai'.

Age: 10 - 11
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Phonics - 'ire' and 'ear' words

Phonics - 'ire' and 'ear' 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 'ire' and 'ear'.

Age: 10 - 11
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Phonics - 'ea' and 'oi' words

Phonics - 'ea' and 'oi' 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 'ea' and 'oi'.

Age: 10 - 11
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Phonics - 'ou' and 'oy' words

Phonics - 'ou' and 'oy' 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 'ou' and 'oy'.

Age: 10 - 11
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Phonics - 'air' and 'ir' words

Phonics - 'air' and 'ir' 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 'air' and 'ir'.

Age: 10 - 11
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Phonics - 'ar' and 'or' words

Phonics - 'ar' and 'or' 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 'ar' and 'or'.

Age: 10 - 11
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Suffix - 'tion' words

Suffix - 'tion' words

A suffix is a phonetic unit that is placed after a root word. This English resource focuses on the suffix: tion. Students complete the sentences by writing the correct word.

Age: 10 - 11
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Phonics - 'ss' and 'rr' words

Phonics - 'ss' and 'rr' 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 'ss' and 'rr'.

Age: 10 - 11
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Phonics - 'aw' and 'are' words

Phonics - 'aw' and 'are' 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 'aw' and 'are'.

Age: 10 - 11
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Phonics - 'ur' and 'er' words

Phonics - 'ur' and 'er' words

This English worksheet asks students to complete the sentences by choosing the correct word from the word bank.

Age: 10 - 11
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Spellings - e-e words

Spellings - e-e words

Spellings - e-e words - This English worksheet asks students to complete the sentences by choosing the correct e-e word from the word bank.

Age: 10 - 11
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Defining Idioms (3)

Defining Idioms (3)

Idioms are phrases that have a different meaning than that found in a dictionary.Students are asked to use each idiom in a sentence and then write its meaning. There are 7 idioms included in this worksheet.

Age: 10 - 11
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Defining Idioms (2)

Defining Idioms (2)

Idioms are phrases that have a different meaning than that found in a dictionary.Students are asked to use each idiom in a sentence and then write its meaning. There are 7 idioms included in this worksheet.

Age: 10 - 11
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Defining Idioms

Defining Idioms

Idioms are phrases that have a different meaning than that found in a dictionary.Students are asked to use each idiom in a sentence and then write its meaning. There are 7 idioms included in this worksheet.

Age: 10 - 11
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Sentences - Homophones 8

Sentences - Homophones 8

Homophones are words that sound the same but they have different spellings and different meanings. Check if your students know the meaning of each of these words. This worksheet includes eight homophones with different spellings.

Age: 10 - 11
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Sentences - Homophones 7

Sentences - Homophones 7

Homophones are words that sound the same but they have different spellings and different meanings. Check if your students know the meaning of each of these words. This worksheet includes eight homophones with different spellings

Age: 10 - 11
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Relative pronouns (2)

Relative pronouns (2)

Year 6 English - Students are asked to read the sentences and choose the correct relative pronoun in brackets.

Age: 10 - 11
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Relative pronouns

Relative pronouns

Year 6 English - The most common relative pronouns are who/whom, whoever/whomever, whose, that, and which. Students are asked to read the sentences and choose the correct relative pronoun in brackets.

Age: 10 - 11
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Sentence analogies - Function

Sentence analogies - Function

Year 6 English - Sentence analogies. Look at the sentences and choose the one that makes sense.

Age: 10 - 11
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Sentence analogies - Type

Sentence analogies - Type

Year 6 English - Sentence analogies. Look at the sentences and choose the one that makes sense.

Age: 10 - 11
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Simile or cliche?

Simile or cliche?

Some similes can also be called cliches because they are used so much that they have very little impact e.g. 'as busy as a bee'. A simile usually includes the words as or like. This worksheet asks children to think of their own original similes.

Age: 10 - 11
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Adjectives

Adjectives

An information sheet with eight different categories of adjectives.

Age: 10 - 11
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Adverbs

Adverbs

A list of useful adverbs to be used when story writing.

Age: 10 - 11
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Proverbs - 'r' to 'y'

Proverbs - 'r' to 'y'

A list of proverbs from r to y. Find their meanings.

Age: 10 - 11
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Proverbs - 'i' to 'p'

Proverbs - 'i' to 'p'

A list of proverbs from i to p. Find out their meanings.

Age: 10 - 11
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Proverbs - 'd' to 'h'

Proverbs - 'd' to 'h'

A year 6 literacy sheet with 11 proverbs. Find their meanings.

Age: 10 - 11
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Proverbs - 'b' to 'c'

Proverbs - 'b' to 'c'

A year 6 literacy sheet with 8 questions about proverbs.

Age: 10 - 11
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Proverbs - 'a'

Proverbs - 'a'

Write the meaning under each proverb. They all start with 'a'.

Age: 10 - 11
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Alternatives to 'said' 3

Alternatives to 'said' 3

When we are writing stories it is more interesting to choose different words that describe how someone is saying something e.g. they cried, she demanded, he mumbled etc. Students think of a sentence using each word to describe how a person is saying something. Remember to use speech marks!

Age: 10 - 11
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Alternatives to 'said' 2

Alternatives to 'said' 2

When we are writing stories it is more interesting to choose different words that describe how someone is saying something e.g. they cried, she demanded, he mumbled etc. Students think of a sentence using each word to describe how a person is saying something. Remember to use speech marks!

Age: 10 - 11
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Alternatives to 'said' 1

Alternatives to 'said' 1

When we are writing stories it is more interesting to choose different words that describe how someone is saying something e.g. they cried, she demanded, he mumbled etc. Students think of a sentence using each word to describe how a person is saying something. Remember to use speech marks!

Age: 10 - 11
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Prepositions (9)

Prepositions (9)

This worksheet includes six prepositions. Prepositions connect words, sentences, and clauses together and show the relation between them. Common examples include: after, before, behind, from, over, and through. Students must write a sentence using each proposition.

Age: 10 - 11
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Prepositions (8)

Prepositions (8)

This worksheet includes six prepositions. Prepositions connect words, sentences, and clauses together and show the relation between them. Common examples include: after, before, behind, from, over, and through. Students must write a sentence using each proposition.

Age: 10 - 11
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Prepositions (7)

Prepositions (7)

This worksheet includes six prepositions. Prepositions connect words, sentences, and clauses together and show the relation between them. Common examples include: after, before, behind, from, over, and through. Students must write a sentence using each proposition.

Age: 10 - 11
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Prepositions (6)

Prepositions (6)

This worksheet includes six prepositions. Prepositions connect words, sentences, and clauses together and show the relation between them. Common examples include: after, before, behind, from, over, and through. Students must write a sentence using each proposition.

Age: 10 - 11
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Prepositions (5)

Prepositions (5)

This worksheet includes six prepositions. Prepositions connect words, sentences, and clauses together and show the relation between them. Common examples include: after, before, behind, from, over, and through. Students must write a sentence using each proposition.

Age: 10 - 11
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Prepositions (4)

Prepositions (4)

This worksheet includes six prepositions. Prepositions connect words, sentences, and clauses together and show the relation between them. Common examples include: after, before, behind, from, over, and through. Students must write a sentence using each proposition.

Age: 10 - 11
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Prepositions (3)

Prepositions (3)

This worksheet includes six prepositions. Prepositions connect words, sentences, and clauses together and show the relation between them. Common examples include: after, before, behind, from, over, and through. Students must write a sentence using each proposition.

Age: 10 - 11
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Prepositions (2)

Prepositions (2)

This worksheet includes six prepositions. Prepositions connect words, sentences, and clauses together and show the relation between them. Common examples include: after, before, behind, from, over, and through. Students must write a sentence using each proposition.

Age: 10 - 11
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Prepositions (1)

Prepositions (1)

This worksheet includes six prepositions. Prepositions connect words, sentences, and clauses together and show the relation between them. Common examples include: after, before, behind, from, over, and through. Students must write a sentence using each proposition.

Age: 10 - 11
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Cause and effect (6)

Cause and effect (6)

A cause is why something happens. An effect is what happens. Students read the sentences and write the cause and effect for each sentence.

Age: 10 - 11
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