Students should already be familiar with:

  • subjects vs. objects
  • forms of 'to be'
  • past participle form
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Passive Voice

An introduction to the Passive Voice structure, including why we use it, how we use it, and topics that tend to use it.  Learn how to turn an active sentence into a passive one in 4 easy steps.

 
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Printouts

steps to passive voice

common passive voice topics

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Slideshow

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Bonus Notes

e.g.: alter pronouns as needed

 
 
 
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Passive & Active Adjectives

Also known as -ING and -ED/-EN adjectives.  We use the former to express that a noun causes an action and the latter to express that a noun is affected by an action.

 
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Printouts

passive & active adjectives summary

irregular verbs by group

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Slideshow

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Bonus Notes

e.g.: -ed adjectives often convey emotions

 
 
 
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Passive Voice: verb transformation

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Related Project

Class Newspaper:  When creating headlines, decide if the outcome of an event is more important than what led to it.  If so, you'll probably want to use Passive Voice.

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Related Project

New Inventions:  Among other tasks, write what can be done to and what has been done to your invention.

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