It's No Myth -- Part One: Distinguishing Between Passive and Active Voice

Resource ID#: 191573 Type: Original Student Tutorial
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Subject(s): English Language Arts, English Language Arts (B.E.S.T. - Effective starting 2021-2022)
Grade Level(s): 7, 8
Intended Audience: Students
Instructional Time: 55 Minute(s)
Keywords: English, Language Arts, English Language Arts, active voice, passive voice, a verb's voice, subject, action verb, linking verb, helping verb, main verb, verb phrase, past participle, participles, direct object, prepositional phrase, be verb, interactive, e-learning, e learning, mythical creatures, leprechaun, William Allingham, The Kraken, Alfred Lord Tennyson, unicorn, tutorials, verbs, writing
Instructional Component Type(s): Original Student Tutorial

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