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Actively Passive

Actively Passive

Author: Ryan Howard

Students will be able to:

  • Distinguish between the passive and active voices in literacy.
  • Create sentences using both the passive and active voices.


This packet is designed to familiarize students with the passive and the active voices in literacy.  Following this packet, students will be able to construct sentences using both active and passive voices.

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Actively Passive Slideshow

Active vs Passive Video 1

In this video, an instructor explains how to determine the active and passive voices in a sentence.


Active and Passive Voice: The Battle Rages On

Created by University of Toronto teaching assistants , this video helps you to learn the two different voices through song.