Passive Voice
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by Phua Hazel| 2 Questions
Comic Task - 1 point for each correct passive sentence
Photo Gallery - 2 points for each set of correct active and passive sentences
Video Commentary Task - 3 points for each passive sentences
Guiding Questions for Video Commentary Task
1. What were some of the games played by the children? - Describe how the games were played.
Helping vocabulary: hurdles, obstacle race, bean bags, tracks, jumped over, overcame
2. What did the parents do as they watched the events?
Helping vocabulary: cheered on, applauded , encouraged
3. What were some of the values demonstrated by the children through their participation in the events? (Be prepared to
share your reason)

Helping vocabulary: determination, resilience, perseverance

Note: Try constructing sentences using active voice first if you are stuck on constructing sentences using passive voice.
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When writing sentences in passive voice, the emphasis is on the ...
cause
results
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10
In the passive sentence below, i) draw curved arrows to show your check for subject-verb agreementii) underline the changes to the verb
Subject - Verb Agreement: Singular / Plural , Changes in Verb: "to be verb" + "-ed / -en participle" + "by"

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