The Reading section focuses on the following areas:• Understanding different types of texts including fiction, non-fiction and poetry• Syntax• Context• Vowels and consonants• Sounding out words/phonics The book also has tips for reluctant and dyslexic readers, as well as seven sure-fire ways to turn your child in to a bookworm.
To help your child with their writing at home you’ll find practical explanations and examples covering:• Sentences• Connectives• Phonemes• Phonics• Punctuation• Plurals• Prefixes and suffixes• Syllables• Tenses: present, past and future• Handwriting Spelling well is the foundation of both confident writing and enjoyable reading.
Non-fiction texts are read, studied and written throughout the primary-school years.
Our parents' guide covers instruction texts, recounts, information and explanation texts, persuasive writing and argument texts and explains what you need to know to support your child.
We have over 300 English worksheets for year six children.
They have been designed to mirror the year six literacy curriculum in an engaging way.Are you looking for interesting worksheets for 6 year olds?We have a collection of free Worksheets for 6 Year Olds to Print includes fun worksheets and more printable activities for kids.Our Primary School courses which are adapted to suit the level of your child are now available.To find the course which is right for you use the course finder.Our worksheets cover every area of the literacy syllabus for year six including Spelling, Grammar, Punctuation, Writing, Reading and Comprehension. Some of these English worksheets are available for year 3 parents to download now others are only available within one of our courses.Full answers are provided within all our courses but are not provided with individual worksheets for free download.Homographs – Words which are spelt the same but have different meaning such as TEMPLE (part of your head and a place of worship).Children with as wide a knowledge of these will do well in year 6 and then go on to do well in their secondary schools.You’ll find activities and games to help your child develop their comprehension and interpretation skills on a wide range of material, develop their own reading tastes and express their ideas imaginatively and clearly, whether they are working on fiction, non-fiction, plays or poetry.You can also browse our KS2 English SATs papers and follow our KS2 SATs Learning Journey.