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ORAL DRILL: Passive Voice, past tense
Write this model on the board:
________|   was 
|________ by ________
Read the sentences below aloud. 
Have Ss change each sentence to passive voice, using the model on the board. 
They can be done chorally, or by individual students.
1) Mark Twain wrote Huckleberry Finn. Huckleberry Finn was written by Mark Twain.
2) Lee drew these pictures. These pictures were drawn by Lee.
3) Miss Johnson gave the students some candy. The students were given some candy by Miss Johnson.
4) Mr. Peters hired Gina. Gina was hired by Mr. Peters.
5) Mr. Ford fired Gina! Gina was fired by Mr. Ford!
6) The class ordered five pepperoni pizzas. Five pepperoni pizzas were ordered by the class.
7) Leonardo DaVinci painted the Mona Lisa. The Mona Lisa was painted by Leonardo DaVinci.
8) The waiter sang the "Happy Birthday" song my sister. The "Happy Birthday" song was sung to my sister by the waiter.
9) The teacher read sentences to the students. The students were read sentences by the teacher.
10) The class finished this assignment. This assignment was finished by the class.
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