When writing, active voice is when the subject of a sentence performs the action in the verb, while passive voice is when the subject has the action performed on it. An example of a sentence using the active voice is "Sh... More » Education Writing

Lessons about the active and passive voice should include explanations of the two, examples and use of the two. All lessons should include an objective that students demonstrate their understanding of the topic. More » Education Writing

In sentences using active verbs, a noun performs the action of a verb, while in passive voice sentences, the verb is acted upon by the noun. For example, a sentence containing an active verb is "the professor teaches the... More » Education
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