6th Grade Language Arts Worksheets

Let your learning soar to new heights with our printable 6th grade language arts worksheets. With abundant practice in identifying subject and object personal pronouns, recognizing inappropriate shifts in verb tenses, finding direct and indirect objects, adding subject and object complements, converting between direct and reported speech, fixing punctuation errors, consulting dictionaries, interpreting figurative language, determining the central theme, and analyzing characters, our pdf exercises are a surefire hit with students and are accompanied by an answer key. Grab our free grade 6 language arts worksheets for instant practice!

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Identifying Subject and Object Pronouns

Treat grade 6 learners to some instant practice with our language arts worksheet pdf in distinguishing between the pronouns used as subjects and objects in each sentence. Direct students to complete each sentence using either a subject pronoun or an object pronoun.

Analyzing Metaphors

Identify the three parts of each metaphor: the tenor or the subject to which attributes are ascribed, the vehicle whose attributes are borrowed, and the common ground which shows the similarity.

Helen Keller | Reading Comprehension

Increase interest and brush up comprehension strategies as you analyze the characters of Helen Keller and Annie Sullivan while scanning through the informational text. Write an appreciatory note on the passage.

Completing Sentences Using Say, Tell, or Ask

Complete each sentence in this 6th grade printable ELA worksheet, using "say" to report a statement, "tell" to report statements, imperatives, and requests, and "ask" for questions and requests.

Identifying Personification in a Story

Skim through the story "A Spooky Night", hunting for instances of personifications, where non-human objects are endowed with human qualities, and underline them.

Misplaced Modifiers | Editing and Proofreading

Spot the misplaced modifier in each sentence as you walk through this English worksheet pdf and underline it. Rewrite the sentence by placing the modifier in the correct position.

Spotting Phrasal Verbs in the Story

Draw students into mining the story "Cleanup Day" for phrasal verbs and underlining them. Direct them to frame meaningful sentences with the phrasal verbs found and fast-track their phrasal verb uptake.

Completing Alliterations

Pique the minds of learners with this printable grade 6 language arts worksheet as they identify the repeated initial sounds in each sentence and supply a word with a similar sound to complete the alliteration.

Christopher Columbus | Reading Comprehension

Look for textual evidence to support the assertions and inferences as you scan through this passage about the explorer Christopher Columbus and review summarizing skills in the process.

Nouns as Indirect Objects

Prep-up learners with our 6th grade ELA worksheet pdf and get them to comb each sentence for the indirect object, which is a noun here, that receives the benefit of the action of the verb and underline it.

Matching Onomatopoeia

Adopt an interesting way to get students exposed to this literary device replete with sound effect. Let them read each scenario and match it to the onomatopoeia or the sound word that resembles the sound produced.

Changing Facts into Opinions

Read the verified facts in this printable English worksheet and write an opinion about each topic. Remember, the facts remain the same, while opinions change from person to person.

Identifying Dependent Clauses

Foster an understanding of the dependent or subordinate clause that doesn't contain a complete thought and functions either as a noun, adjective, or adverb clause in a sentence and underline it.

Completing Oxymorons

Creating interesting oxymorons is what grade 6 students do in this language arts worksheet pdf, as they match the words in the box with contradictory words attached to the spider's legs, and combine them.

Dictionary Skills | Quiz

Expose learners inadvertently to a wide range of words and develop dictionary skills as they look up a dictionary and find the meanings of words, syllabicate words, find group words, and origins of words too.