Active and passive voice: elephant seal

3 - Whiteboard Challenges

Whiteboard Challenges

Challenge 1

Rewrite the first sentence using the active voice so that the agent of the action (the elephant seal) is at the beginning of the sentence.

Challenge 2

Rewrite the second sentence using the passive voice so that the receiver of the action (the king penguins) appears at the beginning of the sentence.

Challenge 3

Using some of the words from the Word Wall, write your own scintillating sentence about the animals featured in the clip, using the active voice. Once you have done this, rewrite it so that it is in the passive voice.

Whiteboard Challenges

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1) The beach was fiercely defended by the territorial elephant seal.

2) The grumpy elephant seals stopped the waddle of king penguins in their tracks.

Word Wall

elephant seal elephantine snout king penguin sleeping giant blubbery beach master rival waddled slapped crossfire barrier