English help sheets

Our growing list of help sheets will help you refamiliarise yourself with English terms and usage.

What's covered:

Activity sheets for young learners 

English activity sheets for pre-school to kindergarten

Primary help sheets 

Comprehension

Paragraphs (PDF)

Reading and comprehension skills (PDF)

Grammar

Abstract nouns (PDF)

Acronyms (PDF)

Active and passive voice (PDF)

Adjectives (PDF)

Adjectives - comparative and superlative (used when comparing things) (PDF)

Adverbs (PDF)

Antonyms and synonyms (PDF)

Articles (PDF)

Clauses (PDF)

Collective nouns (PDF)

Common errors with pronouns (PDF)

Conjuctions (PDF)

Dictionary and thesaurus (PDF)

Direct and indirect speech (PDF)

Figures of speech  (PDF)

Homonyms (also known as homographs) (PDF)

Homophones (PDF)

Idioms (PDF)

Indefinite pronouns (PDF)

Modality (PDF)

Nouns (PDF)

Nouns: plural (more than one) (PDF)

Phrases (PDF)

Prefixes and suffixes (PDF)

Prepositions (PDF)

Pronouns (PDF)

Proper nouns (PDF)

Punctuation (PDF)

Sentences (PDF)

Using nouns and pronouns (PDF)

Verbs (PDF)

Reading

Basic sight words (PDF)

Topic/content word lists (PDF)

Spelling

Topic/content word lists (PDF)

Text types

Different types of writing/text types (PDF)


Secondary help sheets 

Debating

Debating: terms

Debating: structure

Debating: tips and judging criteria

Debating: duties and skills

Reading

Comprehension strategies with Rangers' Apprentice example (PDF)

Visual text

Analysing visual text

Narration: telling a story

Picture books

Picture books: critical study

Poetry

Poetry: types

Poetry: how to read and analyse a poem

Poetry: how to compose a poem

Writing

Essay writing: checklist

Essay writing: what is an essay?

Essay writing: structure

Essay writing: discussion essay planner

Essay writing: exposition essay planner

Essay writing: critical analysis essay planner

Essay writing: compare and contrast essay planner

Essay writing: review essay planner

Essay writing: evidence and references

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