Grammar: Active vs. Passive PowerPoint Presentation

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Week of Feb. 17. Warm-Up: Monday, Feb. 17th. Add these definitions to your grammar notes. What . Is Active Voice?. The action is performed . by. . the sentence subject, meaning this sentence is . active (direct. ID: 713101

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Grammar: Active vs. Passive

Week of Feb. 17

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Warm-Up: Monday, Feb. 17th

Add these definitions to your grammar notes

What Is Active Voice?The action is performed by the sentence subject, meaning this sentence is active (direct).The subject is doing the action. "Steve loves Amy." Steve is the subject, and he is doing the action: he loves Amy, the object of the sentence.

What

Is Passive Voice?

The action is performed upon the sentence subject, meaning this sentence is passive (indirect).In passive voice, instead of saying, "Steve loves Amy," passive would be "Amy is loved by Steve." The subject of the sentence becomes Amy, but she isn't doing anything.

Active vs. Passive

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Active or passive?

Active:

It is not about past or present tense, it is about WHO is doing the ACTION. The subject is doing the ACTION.The detective stepped on the broken glass, near the door.After she ate her soup, she finished swimming in the pool.Passive:

The action happened to the subject.

The glass was stepped on, near the door, by the detective.

The soup was eaten by the girl, after she finished swimming in the pool.

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Practice:

In each sentence

circle the verb, underline the subject, and write if the sentence is active or passive.The zombie ate the fluffy dog and ran into the forest.The police officer was eaten by the zombie in a flannel shirt.When under a zombie attack, people would be wise to lock the doors.

Zombies are easily killed only in a T.V. show.

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Check your answer:

The zombie ate the fluffy dog and ran into the forest.The police office was eaten by the zombie in a flannel shirt.

When under a zombie attack, people would be wise to lock the doors.Zombies are easily killed only in a T.V. show.

Active

Active

Passive

Passive

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Warm-Up: Tuesday, Feb. 18th

In each sentence circle the verb, underline the subject, and write if the sentence is active or passive

. **There are multiple of each!!**Zombies: it’s all fun and games until someone gets bit.

Don’t worry, Fred. The zombies are looking for brains; you are safe.

You are a great friend, but if the zombies chase us, I’m tripping you.

Zombies hate fast food.Fast Food is hated by zombies.

Active vs. Passive

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Check Your answers:

Zombies, it’s all fun and games until someone gets bit.

Don’t worry, Fred. The zombies are looking for brains; you are safe.You are a great friend, but if the zombies chase us, I’m tripping you.Zombies hate fast food.Fast Food is hated by zombies.

Active

Passive

Active

Passive

Active

Active

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announcements

Homework: Write DUE FRIDAY!! *If sentences are already active, write ACTIVE in the blank.

If you have been absent, you need to come to tutoring Wednesday after school to make up your work.Volunteer project handouts: Due March 7th

EOC tutoring: Wednesday this week in 2510 (upstairs BLUE house) from 3-4.

Buses for EOC tutoring start March 4

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Warm-Up: Block

Change these active sentences into passive.

I ran as fast as I could through the narrow hallway, hearing the herd of undead behind me, snarling and groaning, the sound of their shuffling feet panicking me even more. I was about to make to the exit when I felt a tug on my leg; I fell.

Change these passive sentences into active.

After it grabbed the back of my jacket, I knew it was now or never.

The dog was watched as it ran across the room, targeted as prey.

Active vs. Passive

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Check your answers:

Change these active sentences into passive.

I was chased fast through the narrow hallway, the undead were heard behind me, snarling and groaning, the sound of their shuffling feet

making me panic

even more.

The exit appeared to me when a tug was felt on my leg; a fall happened.

Change these passive sentences into active. I knew it was now or never, as I pulled my jacket from its grip.It watched the dog run across the room, targeted as prey.


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