Active & Passive Voice

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How to use active and passive voice and the difference between both.

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Active & Passive Voice

  1. 1. Warm up with… Active and Passive Voice/Verbs English 8/Wood
  2. 2. Identify each sentence as ACTIVE or PASSIVE <ul><li>Jon hit the ball over the fence. </li></ul><ul><li>The bat was swung by Laura. </li></ul><ul><li>Drake’s lunch was eaten by the dog. </li></ul><ul><li>New rules for class were announced by Ms. Wood. </li></ul><ul><li>The room will be painted by Scott. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Change the ACTIVE sentences to PASSIVE sentences. <ul><li>Kristi presented her research to the class. </li></ul><ul><li>The dog bit Cody. </li></ul><ul><li>Ephraim completed his Language Arts assignment in class. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Change the PASSIVE sentences to ACTIVE sentences. <ul><li>The final exam was passed by over 80% of the students. </li></ul><ul><li>Your book was damaged by Matt. </li></ul><ul><li>The proposal is being considered by the committee. </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>Now you’re all warmed up! </li></ul><ul><li>(Put these notes in your Grammar section) </li></ul>

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