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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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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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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New Year - Missing Vowels

New Year - Missing Vowels

Students fill in the missing vowels to the New Year related words.

Age: 10 - 11
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Dictionary Skills - Word Unscramble 6

Dictionary Skills - Word Unscramble 6

Students are asked to unscramble the words, they may use a dictionary to check their spellings.

Age: 10 - 11
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Dictionary Skills - Word Unscramble 5

Dictionary Skills - Word Unscramble 5

Students are asked to unscramble the words, they may use a dictionary to check their spellings.

Age: 10 - 11
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Dictionary Skills - Word Unscramble 4

Dictionary Skills - Word Unscramble 4

Students are asked to unscramble the words, they may use a dictionary to check their spellings.

Age: 10 - 11
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Dictionary Skills - Word Unscramble 3

Dictionary Skills - Word Unscramble 3

Students are asked to unscramble the words, they may use a dictionary to check their spellings.

Age: 10 - 11
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Dictionary Skills - Word Unscramble 2

Dictionary Skills - Word Unscramble 2

Students are asked to unscramble the words, they may use a dictionary to check their spellings.

Age: 10 - 11
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Dictionary Skills - Word Unscramble 1

Dictionary Skills - Word Unscramble 1

Students are asked to unscramble the words, they may use a dictionary to check their spellings.

Age: 10 - 11
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Negative Prefixes 3

Negative Prefixes 3

By adding negative prefixes to the beginnings of words, we can change a word's meaning into its opposite. Students choose the correct opposite.

Age: 10 - 11
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Negative Prefixes 2

Negative Prefixes 2

By adding negative prefixes to the beginnings of words, we can change a word's meaning into its opposite. Students choose the correct opposite.

Age: 10 - 11
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Negative Prefixes 1

Negative Prefixes 1

By adding negative prefixes to the beginnings of words, we can change a word's meaning into its opposite. Students choose the correct opposite.

Age: 10 - 11
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Early or Soon?

Early or Soon?

Early or soon? Students are asked to choose the correct word to complete each sentence.

Age: 10 - 11
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Which Homonym? (4)

Which Homonym? (4)

Homonyms are words that sound like one another but have different meanings. Students read the sentences and choose the correct spelling to complete each sentence. Some examples included on this worksheet are: urn/earn, quay/key, beach/beech, hay/hey.

Age: 10 - 11
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Which Homonym? (3)

Which Homonym? (3)

Homonyms are words that sound like one another but have different meanings. Students read the sentences and choose the correct spelling to complete each sentence.

Age: 10 - 11
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Which Homonym? (2)

Which Homonym? (2)

Homonyms are words that sound like one another but have different meanings. Students read the sentences and choose the correct spelling to complete each sentence.

Age: 10 - 11
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Which Homonym?

Which Homonym?

Homonyms are words that sound like one another but have different meanings. Students read the sentences and choose the correct spelling to complete each sentence.

Age: 10 - 11
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Word Unscramble - Dinosaurs

Word Unscramble - Dinosaurs

This worksheet can be used when teaching kids about dinosaurs. Students are asked to unscramble the letters and write the word correctly.

Age: 10 - 11
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Comparative and Superlative Adjectives

Comparative and Superlative Adjectives

Students are asked to read the sentences and fill in the correct form of adjective.

Age: 10 - 11
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Antonym Match (2)

Antonym Match (2)

An antonym is a word opposite in meaning to another (e.g. bad and good ). Students are asked to match the word on the left with the antonym on the right by drawing a line.

Age: 10 - 11
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Antonym Match (1)

Antonym Match (1)

An antonym is a word opposite in meaning to another (e.g. bad and good ). Students are asked to match the word on the left with the antonym on the right by drawing a line.

Age: 10 - 11
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Cloze Exercise - Common Proverbs (3)

Cloze Exercise - Common Proverbs (3)

It's helpful to know the really common English proverbs because we hear them come up in conversation all the time. 'The early bird catches the worm', this saying is called a proverb. Students are asked to read the proverbs and fill in the missing words from the word bank. There are 12 sentences to complete.

Age: 10 - 11
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Cloze Exercise - Common Proverbs (2)

Cloze Exercise - Common Proverbs (2)

It's helpful to know the really common English proverbs because we hear them come up in conversation all the time. 'The early bird catches the worm', this saying is called a proverb. Students are asked to read the proverbs and fill in the missing words from the word bank. There are 12 sentences to complete.

Age: 10 - 11
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Cloze Exercise - Common Proverbs (1)

Cloze Exercise - Common Proverbs (1)

It's helpful to know the really common English proverbs because we hear them come up in conversation all the time. 'Two wrongs don't make a right', this saying is called a proverb. Students are asked to read the proverbs and fill in the missing words from the word bank. There are 12 sentences to complete.

Age: 10 - 11
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Missing Vowels - World Cup 2014

Missing Vowels - World Cup 2014

Look at the words below. Can you write down the names of all the countries taking part in the World Cup? The vowels are missing. Good luck!

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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