Year 6 English Home Learning

Week 10


Our topic for this half term is World War Two so we are going to be reading a book called  ‘Code-Cracking for Beginners’. We have added this as an e-book so that it can be read at home as well as in school. The file is too large to upload to OneNote or the website so we have shared a link with you. If you have any problems accessing the file, just let us know. 

Read to the end of Chapter 1 then complete the work below: 

Lesson 1 – Antonyms and Synonyms 

‘Code-Cracking for Beginners’ Synonyms and Antonyms Worksheet

Lesson 2 – Punctuation 

There are 3 levels of difficulty in this file, choose the level that you feel most comfortable working at. 

‘Code-Cracking for Beginners’ Using Sentence Punctuation Differentiated Worksheets

Lesson 3 – Direct Speech 

There are 3 levels of difficulty in this file but you should be able to complete the highest level without any problems! 

‘Code-Cracking for Beginners’ Direct Speech Punctuation Differentiated Worksheet

Lesson 4 and 5 

Having read to the end of Chapter 1, think about what may happen next in the story and write part of the next chapter, using direct speech. Remember to include actions as part of the dialogue to move the story forwards. 


This week our reading is about the NHS and Captain Tom. There are 3 levels of difficulty to choose from. 


Tricky Text and Questions

Answers Tricky


Trickier Text and Questions

Answers Trickier


Trickiest Text and Questions

Answers Trickiest



For spelling this week we’d like you to revise and practise more of the year 5 and 6 words.  

Just click the link!—ph–to-res- 

Remember – if you take the quiz, you can upload it to your page, Class Dojo portfolio or email it to us so we can see how brilliantly you scored.