Year 5 Homework Sheets Literacy Skills

Free reading comprehension worksheets for grades 1-5

Use these free, printable worksheets to practice and improve reading comprehension, vocabulary and writing.   Each reading passage is followed by exercises which for younger students focus on recalling information directly from the text and for older students focus on prediction, inference and character traits.

Choose your grade:

First Grade Reading Comprehension Worksheets

Second Grade Reading Comprehension Worksheets

Third Grade Reading Comprehension Worksheets

Fourth Grade Reading Comprehension Worksheets

Fifth Grade Reading Comprehension Worksheets

Our worksheets complement our K5 Reading and K5 Spelling programs. Check out our 14-day free trial.

Preschool, kindergarten, math & language arts worksheets

Our free, printable Preschool and Kindergarten Worksheets help younger kids learn their letters, numbers, shapes, colors and other basic skills.  For grades 1-6, we also have an extension selection of free math worksheets,  grammar worksheets, vocabulary worksheets and  cursive writing worksheets.


All homework will be uploaded onto this webpage each week. Please click to download the latest homework.

In addition to the homework sheets attached, we would also like children to practise:

Reading (Daily)
Every child has a reading book and reading journal. In Year 5 & 6 we have some very confident, free readers who are now independent. However, we'd still like you to ask questions about the books they are reading to check their understanding. Using inference and deduction are important skills for our children to learn. Some example questions can be found on the right-hand side of this page.

Mathematics (Weekly)
Children should be learning their time tables at home. We use Times Tables Olympics to motivate and enthuse children.

Finalist – 2s, 5s, 10s
Bronze – 2s, 3s, 4s, 5s, 10s
Silver – 6s, 11s
Gold – 7s, 8s, 9s, 12s
European Champion – All (60 mixed questions)
Olympic Champion – All (100 mixed questions)

Every child has access to Mathletics which is an online resource to allow children to practise their mathematical skills. You can access the activities using the Mathletics app on PC/Mac, iOS, Android, Windows 10, Chromebooks.

Class teachers will set activities for the children to complete. We are able to monitor whether children have completed the tasks and the scores they acheived. If they didn't score highly, we will intervene to ensure they have a good understanding.

If your child has difficulty in logging on, please ask the class teacher who is able to provide the correct login details and/or reset passwords.

English and Mathematics (Weekly)
Each week your child will be set a piece of English and Maths homework. This will often be linked to their work in class. Please support your child in completing this. Your child will have a purple homework book in which their homework should be completed. 

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