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I am currently a year 5/6 teacher in Devon so I create a great many resources throughout the year - particularly when it comes to that dreaded SAT time of year. Hope you will find many helpful resources here to save you time during the hectic 2 term year that is Year 6!

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I am currently a year 5/6 teacher in Devon so I create a great many resources throughout the year - particularly when it comes to that dreaded SAT time of year. Hope you will find many helpful resources here to save you time during the hectic 2 term year that is Year 6!
Year 5/6 Four Operations Workout - Fluency and Application - Differentiated
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Year 5/6 Four Operations Workout - Fluency and Application - Differentiated

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Worksheet that gives students a full 4 operations workout, combining fluency and application in solving word problems. Resource includes 3 differentiated worksheets to cater for low ability year 5 through to high ability year 6 (one, two and three star sheets). Problems include: addition/subtraction multiplication/division long multiplication/long division/short division times table practise one, two and multi-step problems/operations Good for SAT revision, general workout after a holiday, holding task, extension to any work being conducted within additive or multiplicative reasoning. Answer sheets included for ease of marking.
Year 5/6 Inference Exercise and 3 Mark Question Workout.
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Year 5/6 Inference Exercise and 3 Mark Question Workout.

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Four short passages where children must use inference with regards to the text in order to answer 3 mark questions. This is good practice for providing evidence from the text itself and explaining reasoning. These exercises can be carried out in a whole class guided reading environment, small groups or individually. Might be a good idea to one text as a class and discuss how to answer the questions. Give another as a paired exercise and the final two as individual work. A teacher notes/answers sheet is provided as a separate file for ease of marking.
An Ode to Autumn: Year 5/6 Poetry and Reading Comprehension
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An Ode to Autumn: Year 5/6 Poetry and Reading Comprehension

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A nice resource to break pupils into the autumn term. A five stanza poem about autumn accompanied by a 12 mark reading comprehension. Question areas include: retrieval true or false fact and opinion synonyms word comprehension inference Good for general poetry study or simply as a reading task. Short nature of poem should make the task accessible to most abilities.
Year 5/6 Reading Comprehension - Prometheus Newspaper Article - Ancient Greece
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Year 5/6 Reading Comprehension - Prometheus Newspaper Article - Ancient Greece

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Newspaper article on Prometheus stealing fire from The Gods and giving it to humankind. Uses formal language and writing features expected in a news article as well as including a shift to informality where appropriate in interviews. Article is accompanied by a 14 question (19 mark) reading comprehension comprising of: retrieval inference true/false fact/opinion synonyms language level of formality Available as Word and PDF with answers for ease of marking.
Year 5/6 Inference Bundle Reading Comprehension
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Year 5/6 Inference Bundle Reading Comprehension

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Short passages that provide children with an inference workout with the purpose of answering 3 mark questions. Questions draw on inference where children need to justify answers, provide evidence from the text and provide information from text where meanings are not explicit. All answers provided for ease of
Oliver Twist (1st page) Year 5/6 Reading Comprehension
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Oliver Twist (1st page) Year 5/6 Reading Comprehension

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1 page of reading - Oliver Twist Reading Comprehension for Year 5 and 6. Text is taken from the opening page of Dickens’ Oliver Twist. Some text has been altered to make it less antiquated and age appropriate so it is not entirely the original text (but it is close and the same in meaning). 24 mark reading comprehension (with answers for ease of marking). retrieval inference fact and opinion true and false word comprehension and synonym
Year 6 Timetable and Tables Assessment Worksheets - Working Towards, Expected and Working Above
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Year 6 Timetable and Tables Assessment Worksheets - Working Towards, Expected and Working Above

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Three differentiated A3 sheets with timetable and table based reasoning problems - includes time, converting hours and minutes/vice versa, finding the difference, total, how many more etc. Reasoning using 4 operations Reading Timetables and interpreting answers Using reasoning skills to deduce which operations to carry out Reasoning skills to convert hrs, minutes, days, months, years etc.
Year 6 - Calculating the Mean Average Problems - Differentiated Task
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Year 6 - Calculating the Mean Average Problems - Differentiated Task

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A mean average word problem task with two levels of differentiation. Basic finding the mean and a second sheet incorporating more challenging problems. Basic word problems Interpreting information from tables and find the mean For the two short, a question is also included that includes fractions and giving a fractional answer (this will involve adding fractions with different denominators and finding the average of the result). This worksheet is available in both Word and PDF formats and can be given out in class as part of a plenary, main activity or for online learning.
Year 5/6 One Page Reading Comprehensions Collection
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Year 5/6 One Page Reading Comprehensions Collection

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Collection of short texts that make up the one page reading comprehension collection. Each comprehension has a selection of questions based on: retrieval true or false fact or opinion word comprehension and synonyms inference All answers are included for ease of
Year 5/6 A Christmas Carol Reading Comprehension - The Ghost of Christmas Past.
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Year 5/6 A Christmas Carol Reading Comprehension - The Ghost of Christmas Past.

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A two-page first-person narrative written by the Ghost of Christmas Past that describes his visit to Scrooge. A good example of a well-known story being written by another character’s point of view with shifts in formality (good for modeling and discussion). Exercise can be done as whole-class guided reading, group guided reading or individually. Story comes with a 15 question comprehension consisting of: true/false fact/opinion inference retrieval Some elements of GPS All answers are included at the end of the document for ease of marking.
Year 5/6 Bonfire Night Reading Comprehension: Lights in the Night.
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Year 5/6 Bonfire Night Reading Comprehension: Lights in the Night.

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A reading comprehension about Bonfire Night, comprising of a short poem and a first-person text about the author’s view of November 5th. This text can be used in guided reading, whole-class guided reading or independent reading. The text is accompanied by a comprehension quiz. Text can also be used for modelling writing and GPS. Examples of the following can be found in the text: similes alliteration metaphor multi-clause sentences Subordinating and coordinating conjunctions synonyms fact/opinion true/false inference
Year 5/6: Reading Comprehension. The Christmas Tree.
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Year 5/6: Reading Comprehension. The Christmas Tree.

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The Christmas views of a rather grumpy Christmas tree who is dragged indoors every December. Written in the first person, the story/narrative is accompanied by a comprehension quiz (15 questions) requiring pupils to infer, recall, retrieve, state true or false, state fact or opinion, consider word meaning/comprehension and look for synonyms. Questions are styled to be a good practice ahead of the SAT reading paper. All answers are included for ease of marking.
An Ode to Autumn: Year 3/4 Poem and Reading Comprehension
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An Ode to Autumn: Year 3/4 Poem and Reading Comprehension

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A short autumn poem with 12 mark reading comprehension to welcome in the autumn term. Five stanza poem describing the author’s feelings about autumn. Question areas include: retrieval true and false statements statements of fact or opinion word meanings word comprehension Answers are included in a separate document for ease of marking.
Year 5/6 Spooky Reading Comprehension - The House with One Window
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Year 5/6 Spooky Reading Comprehension - The House with One Window

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Two page reading comprehension - contains references to ghosts and witchcraft. Followed by 18 mark reading comprehension that includes questions on: retrieval inference true/false fact/opinion word comprehension/synonyms ordering events chronologically Answers are included in a separate file for ease of marking. Exercise can be conducted independently, in pairs/small groups or as a larger group/whole class guided reading task.
Year 5/6 Spooky Reading Comprehension: The Footsteps in the Attic.
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Year 5/6 Spooky Reading Comprehension: The Footsteps in the Attic.

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A reading comprehension resource suitable for years 5 and 6. The story is a four page short spooky storyin keeping with the Halloween time of year. The reading paper is accompanied by a 2 page comprehension that has a mixture of questions ranging from inference, retrieval, true/false and fact/opinion. The text can be used for either group guided reading, whole class guided reading or individual independent reading. It is also a good resource in that its questioning is aligned to the style found in year 6 reading SAT papers. In terms of GPS and story preparation, the story text can also be used to identify different features as it uses a broad variety of the following: subordination coordinating and subordinating conjunctions dialogue simile multi-clause sentences instances where semicolons are used to demarcate main clauses Answers are enclosed in the package for ease of marking.
Reasoning Practise for Maths SATs
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Reasoning Practise for Maths SATs

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A set of questions based on number and word problems - includes rounding, reading data, percentages and ratio. This revision exercise is aimed at children working at the expected level
Prime Number and Money Problem Reasoning Worksheet
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Prime Number and Money Problem Reasoning Worksheet

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Brief worksheet aimed at expected level year 6s. Provides a useful example of multi-step problem solving with money, much like those children can expect to find in a reasoning SAT paper. Answers to the money problems are included for ease of marking and assessment.