Recognizing active and passive voice is essential for avoiding awkward phrasing or confusing statements. This is a second poster that addresses the issue.
Change Passive Voice to Active Voice. writing sentences in passive voice is discouraged b/c it can obscure the subject of the sentence & confuse the reader. It also usually creates a wordy and awkward sentence construction.
This is an Active-Passive pack of worksheets to help the students to understand the active and pasive voice construction
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example on active vs passive voice
Can you add 'by dinosaurs' after the verb? It's passive voice. (Easy way for writers and students to tell active voice and passive voice apart.
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Get Grammar Girl's take on active voice versus passive voice. Learn whether passive voice is always wrong, or if it is sometimes preferred to active voice.
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