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Sentence Structure: Passive Sentences 2

In this worksheet, students practise changing sentences into the passive and from the passive.

'Sentence Structure: Passive Sentences 2' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 2

Curriculum topic:   Writing: Vocabulary, Grammar and Punctuation

Curriculum subtopic:   Passive Verb Awareness

Difficulty level:  

Worksheet Overview

In an active sentence, the subject is carrying out the action.

for example:

The children climbed the tree. 

 

 

In this sentence, the children are doing the climbing, so it is an active sentence.

 

In a passive sentence, the subject receives the action.

for example:

The tree was climbed by the children.

 

The subject (the tree) is not doing the climbing, but being climbed, so it is a passive sentence.

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