Identifying Active and Passive Voice Writing Worksheets

Related ELA Standard: L.8.3.A

Core Standard

Active voice sentence involve the subject of the sentence taking action. This usually means that the subject of the sentence is performing the action of the verb that appears in the sentence. In passive voice writing the subject of the sentence is being acted on by the verb that appears. In general active voice writing is more to the point and straight forward than passive efforts. The goal of most teachers is to have students focus their writing on the active voice. This collection of worksheets will help students be able to identify the type of voice taken place in a sentence and re-writing those sentences.







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