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Passive Voice

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  1. Passive Voice • The freshman class is taught by FHSU students. Passive voice = + Beverb Past Participle

  2. WHAT?!? • Be Verb? • Past Participle?

  3. Be Verbs—8 of Them • Be • Am • Is • Are • Was • Were • Been • Being

  4. What’s the past participle of . . . ? • Eat =Eaten • Make =Made • They have eaten. • She has made her bed. • Write =Written • They had written to the teacher. • Give =Given • Do =Done • We have given a present. • He has done a great job.

  5. Quick Recap Be Verb Passive Voice= + Past Participle

  6. Time to Act! • 3 groups of 6. • Each group has 3 sentences to change from passive to active voice. Once you’re in the group, find a partner, and pick a sentence to correct. • Your group will act out the scenes twice—once in passive voice and once in active voice.

  7. Rubric for Passive Voice Activity

  8. Here’s What We Want • Act out the scene in passive voice. Choose 3 group members to act. • Then, go back to your groups and correct the sentences to be in active voice. • Act out the scene in active voice. Choose DIFFERENT group members this time. • Have fun; the group with the highest score wins candy! • Let’s practice first!

  9. Do you remember, at the river, when the rocks were ? skipped by us? we

  10. Y I was instantly enchanted . by y our smile me.

  11. I remember when I knew . you were loved by me I

  12. Y enamored I was by y our charm and beauty . me

  13. s E O ur love is envie d o by . e veryone

  14. T he sunrise was t watched by us . We

  15. Please promise the chain . will never be broken break by you

  16. Group 1:Before they start dating… • Girl: I was looked at by that cute boy! • Friend of girl: Will this note be delivered by you? • Another friend of girl: The “yes” was checked by him!

  17. Group 2:They’ve been dating for a while… • Boy: I used to be adored by you. • Girl: These flowers are NOT wanted by me! • Boy: Will my apology be accepted by you?

  18. Group 3: Life’s good again… • Girl: You are loved by me again! • Boy: My letter jacket can be worn by you. • Student: I hope her heart won’t be broken by him again.

  19. One Last Sentence • Something about passive voice was learned by the Victoria freshmen.