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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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 - 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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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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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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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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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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Research Activity - Sumatran Elephant

Research Activity - Sumatran Elephant

Students are asked to use resources like the internet, library books, or magazines to help them answer the questions about the Sumatran Elephant.

Age: 10 - 11
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Research Activity - Amur Leopard

Research Activity - Amur Leopard

Students are asked to use resources like the internet, library books, or magazines to help them answer the questions about Amur Leopards.

Age: 10 - 11
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Acrostic Poem - Shamrock

Acrostic Poem - Shamrock

Write your own poem about the shamrock with the help of this fun acrostic printable.

Age: 10 - 11
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In Spite Of, Despite, and Although

In Spite Of, Despite, and Although

Students must firstly fill in the gaps using the correct word. They are then asked to write sentences using their own ideas with the words given.

Age: 10 - 11
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Biography - Muhammad Ali

Biography - Muhammad Ali

Where was Muhammad Ali born? Before he changed his name, what was he known as? When did he retire? Students are asked to use resources like the internet, library books, or magazines to fill in this report form about Muhammad Ali.

Age: 10 - 11
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Research Activity - Sumatran Tiger

Research Activity - Sumatran Tiger

Students are asked to use resources like the internet, library books, or magazines to help them answer the questions about the Sumatran tiger.

Age: 10 - 11
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Research Activity - Black Rhino

Research Activity - Black Rhino

Students are asked to use resources like the internet, library books, or magazines to help them answer the questions about the black rhino.

Age: 10 - 11
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Research Activity - Hawksbill Sea Turtles

Research Activity - Hawksbill Sea Turtles

Students are asked to use resources like the internet, library books, or magazines to help them answer the questions about hawksbill sea turtles.

Age: 10 - 11
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Research Activity - Mountain Gorillas

Research Activity - Mountain Gorillas

Students are asked to use resources like the internet, library books, or magazines to help them answer the questions about mountain gorillas.

Age: 10 - 11
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Editing - Giant Panda

Editing - Giant Panda

Editing and proofreading are essential aspects of effective writing. Students read the passages carefully and thoroughly and rewrite the passages correctly on the lines provided. This is great practice for spelling and punctuation.

Age: 10 - 11
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Debate Topics 3

Debate Topics 3

Students must make a good argument, keep the audience involved, and finally, gain the decision in their favour. Students speak for or against the topic. They must choose 2 topics and write their arguments on the lines provided.

Age: 10 - 11
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Debate Topics 2

Debate Topics 2

Students must make a good argument, keep the audience involved, and finally, gain the decision in their favour. Students speak for or against the topic. They must choose 2 topics and write their arguments on the lines provided.

Age: 10 - 11
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Debate Topics 1

Debate Topics 1

Students must make a good argument, keep the audience involved, and finally, gain the decision in their favour. Students speak for or against the topic. They must choose 2 topics and write their arguments on the lines provided.

Age: 10 - 11
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Report Form - Ballpoint Pen

Report Form - Ballpoint Pen

Students are asked to carry out their own research and answer the questions about the invention of the ballpoint pens

Age: 10 - 11
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Report Form - Velcro

Report Form - Velcro

Students are asked to carry out their own research and answer the questions about Velcro.

Age: 10 - 11
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Report Form - Hot Air Balloon

Report Form - Hot Air Balloon

Students are asked to carry out their own research and answer the questions about hot air balloons.

Age: 10 - 11
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Such or So?

Such or So?

Such or so? Students are asked to choose the correct word to complete each sentence. They then write sentences of their own. This resource can be used in any English language lesson.

Age: 10 - 11
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Yet or Already?

Yet or Already?

Yet or already? Students are asked to choose the correct word to complete each sentence.

Age: 10 - 11
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Tyrannosaurus Rex - Review

Tyrannosaurus Rex - Review

Students look at the questions and include the answers in their report. Use the internet or a library to help you with your research. You can also use the information from our fact pages.

Age: 10 - 11
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Triceratops - Review

Triceratops - Review

Students look at the questions and include the answers in their report. Use the internet or a library to help you with your research. You can also use the information from our fact pages.

Age: 10 - 11
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Stegosaurus - Review

Stegosaurus - Review

Students look at the questions and include the answers in their report. Use the internet or a library to help you with your research. You can also use the information from our fact pages.

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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Writing a Conclusion - Chimpanzees

Writing a Conclusion - Chimpanzees

Year 6 English: Writing a conclusion is an important part of any piece of writing. It is a summary of the main text and leaves the reader with the basic information in the piece. Students are asked to read through the text about chimpanzees and include a brief summary of the paper’s important points.

Age: 10 - 11
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Biography - John Logie Baird

Biography - John Logie Baird

Students are asked to fill in this handy report form about John Logie Baird.

Age: 10 - 11
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Biography - Mary Anning

Biography - Mary Anning

Students are asked to fill in this handy report form about Mary Anning.

Age: 10 - 11
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Biography - Stephen Hawking

Biography - Stephen Hawking

Students are asked to fill in this handy report form about Stephen Hawking.

Age: 10 - 11
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Writing a Conclusion - Polar Bears

Writing a Conclusion - Polar Bears

Year 6 English: Writing a conclusion is an important part of any piece of writing. It is a summary of the main text and leaves the reader with the basic information in the piece. Students are asked to read through the text about polar bears and include a brief summary of the paper’s important points.

Age: 10 - 11
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Writing a Conclusion - Gibbons

Writing a Conclusion - Gibbons

Year 6 English: Writing a conclusion is an important part of any piece of writing. It is a summary of the main text and leaves the reader with the basic information in the piece. Students are asked to read through the text and include a brief summary of the paper’s important points.

Age: 10 - 11
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Biography - Dick King-Smith

Biography - Dick King-Smith

Students are asked to fill in this handy report form about Dick King-Smith.

Age: 10 - 11
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Biography - Mother Teresa

Biography - Mother Teresa

Students are asked to fill in this handy report form about Mother Teresa.

Age: 10 - 11
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Biography - Famous Musician

Biography - Famous Musician

Students are asked to choose a famous musician and fill in this handy report form.

Age: 10 - 11
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Biography - Famous Inventor

Biography - Famous Inventor

Students are asked to choose a famous inventor and fill in this handy report form.

Age: 10 - 11
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Biography - Famous Author

Biography - Famous Author

Students are asked to choose a famous author and fill in this handy report form.

Age: 10 - 11
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Research Activity - Curlew

Research Activity - Curlew

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

Age: 10 - 11
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