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School: Davao City National High School Grade Level: 7

Teacher: Louie Andrei G. Jamito Learning Area: English

Quarter: Third

I. Objectives
At the end of the lesson students are able to:
 Identify the difference between active voice sentences and passive voice sentences,
 express importance on when to use active and passive voice,
 and demonstrate their knowledge on active and passive voice through creating a

Learning Competencies:
EN7G-III-c-2: Use the passive and active voice meaningfully in varied contexts.

II. Subject Matter

Topic: Active and passive voice
Concepts: A verb is in the passive voice when the subject of the sentence is acted on by the
verb. When the verb of a sentence is in the active voice, the subject is doing the acting, as in
the sentence “Kevin hit the ball.”
Values Integration: Diversity, Appropriateness
Reference: English Curriculum Guide, 2014;;
Materials: Visual aid, cut-outs, pen and paper
III. Lesson Procedure
A. Classroom Routine: Cleaning the classroom, Prayer, and Attendance
B. Review of Past Lesson: The teacher will ask the student/s what they did in their previous
activity. ***NOTE: This past activity is imperative so that students will understand the
motivational activity.
C. Motivation
Activity: Active to Passive Race Game
1. The objective of the game is to change active sentences to passive ones.
2. The class will be divided into five (5) teams.
3. Each group will be given five (5) colored strips of paper containing sentences written
in active voice. ***NOTE: these sentences will be about diversity in race and
4. Each group will change an active voice sentences into passive ones.
5. All groups will have 1 minute to think of their answer.
6. One group member races to the board and rewrites the sentence in passive form.
7. This activity will be done for five (5) rounds.
D. Lesson Proper
 Analysis
Once the activity is over, the teacher will ask the students the following questions:
1. What was the difference you saw with the active sentences and passive
2. What was the emphasis with the active voice sentences?
3. What was the emphasis with the passive voice sentences?
 Abstraction
The teacher will then present the lesson with the following:

TEACHER: To begin, let us know the difference between the active voice and passive voice.
Active Voice – In most English sentences with an action verb, the subject performs the
action denoted by the verb.
For Example: Marilyn mailed the letter.
TEACHER: What action is being done in the sentence? Who is doing the action? What is
emphasized in this sentence? Sometimes, the subject (or the doer) will not be present in the
***Write this on the white/chalkboard. For example: The report was sent yesterday.
(After the students are finished answering the questions, the teacher will proceed to passive

TEACHER: Now, let us move forward to the passive voice. What do you think is the difference
of the passive voice from the active voice? Let us find out together.
Passive Voice – The subject of the sentence is receiving the action given by the verb.
For example: The letter is being mailed by Marilyn.
TEACHER: What action is being done in the sentence? Who is doing the action? What is
emphasized in this sentence?

(After the students are finished answering the questions, the teacher will proceed to open
another visual aid containing the activity the students did last meeting.) ***NOTE: Teacher can
also use this time for checking the last activities with the students.

TEACHER: Now, let us use your previous activity and determine whether you correctly change
the active voice sentences into passive ones. Remember, the tense should still be the same when
rewriting the sentence in passive form.
1. He teaches English.
English is taught by him.
2. The child is eating bananas.
Bananas are being eaten by the child.
3. She is writing a letter.
A letter is being written by her.
4. The master rewarded the servant.
The servant was rewarded by the master.
5. He was writing a book.
A book was being written by him.
6. Who wrote this letter?
By whom was this letter written?
7. Somebody cooks meals every day.
Meals are cooked by someone every day,
8. He wore a blue shirt.
A blue shirt was worn by him.
9. May God bless you with happiness!
May you be blessed with happiness!
10. They are building a house.
A house is being built by them.
TEACHER: What is the difference between active and passive voice? What is the emphasis in
active voice sentences? What is the emphasis in passive voice sentences? When should you use
active voice sentences? Passive voice sentences?

 Activity
Performance Task (30 points) - Relating to the motivational activity, the students
will create a two-minute jingle about cultural diversity – how important it is to
embrace and tolerate the differences between groups of people.
Topics for Jingle
1. Making a way to tolerate diversity
2. Accepting your classmates’ differences
3. How to be kind and accepting to people around you
(Let students suggest more topics)
IV. Evaluation

Rubric for Jingle

Criteria Score 4
Jingle stays on topic throughout. Topic is positive
and appropriate for school advertising. Clever lyrics.
Melody is simple and very “catchy.” Rhythm and
melody range appropriate and appealing. Is original.
Entire group involved in composition and
Group Work performance equally. All group members
demonstrate respect at all times.

V. Assignment
Perform your jingle next meeting.

Prepared by:

Louie Andrei G. Jamito

Student Teacher

Nova Starr Lacerna