A bundle of activities perfect for teaching passive voice in Year 6.
- ‘Passive voice’ activity sheets with three levels of differentiation. Including a range of activities allowing children to identify active and passive voiced sentences, re-writing sentences in the passive voice and understanding what makes a sentence passive.
- ‘Passive voice’ cards. Subject, verb and object cards which can be used in small group or paired work to create sentences in the active or passive voice and encourage discussion.
- ‘Impersonal passive’ word mat. Impersonal passive is a great way to get passive voice into formal writing, this word mat is perfect to support children using this.
National Curriculum Links
Year 6 statutory content to be introduced – Use of the passive to affect the presentation of information in a sentence
Pupils should be taught to develop their understanding of the concepts set out in English Appendix 2 by using passive verbs to affect the presentation of information in a sentence.
Identifying passive and active voice sentences, re-writing the verbs in a sentence to make it passive.
Identifying passive and active voice sentences and re-writing sentences in the passive voice in single and multi-clause sentences.
Identifying passive and active voice sentences and re-writing sentences in the passive and active voice in single and multi- clause sentences. Writing their own sentences.