Identify the passive sentences in the following paragraph. Change the sentences from passive to active by using the steps provided in the Active and Passive Sentences handout.
Lady was given her name by her mother. Being the only girl in a family of four, the name fit her well. She was raised by her mother and her two older brothers. They spent a great deal of family time together. She remembers going to all of her older brothers’ football, baseball and soccer games to offer support of the sports in which they were interested. As she grew up, she also became interested in sports, and decided to engage in volleyball as an extra curricular activity. Lady was encouraged by her family; she decided to try out for the team. She and her team were trained by a former U.S. Olympic volleyball team member. Her memories of playing for such a remarkable coach are full of exciting detail.
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