21 Formats for Handmade Thinking

21 Visual Formats All on One Page

These are the 21 visual formats I teach my students for responding to reading assignments.  They were inspired by Dan Roam’s The Back of the Napkin.

1. Portrait, Map, Comic, Comparison/Contrast, Venn diagram, Seesaw, Scales,
2. Tree, Web/Mind Map, Organizational Chart, Genealogical Chart, Bar Chart, Pie Chart, Multi-Variable Graph
3. Timeline, Before and After, Equation, Flow Chart, Freytag’s Pyramid, X/Y Plot Line, Layers