This English language reading shows students the passive voice in context! It includes three news articles from a fictitious newspaper. Each article features examples of the passive voice.
The reading includes 7 reading comprehension questions.
~A famous painting by Picasso was stolen last night…
~An old church in England was destroyed…
~ Some men were detained yesterday at JFK airport …
Activity idea: after reading, have students underline all the passive construction they find and then create their own short news article using the passive voice!
Editable word file.
Answer key included.