Passives, Tenses, and Nominalizations Illustrated

Find here several outstanding handmade responses from students in my advanced English grammar class who have just read a couple of chapters on passives, verb tenses, and nominalizations in June Casagrande’s It was the best of sentences, it was the worst of sentences.  Students choose from 21 handmade thinking formats to serve as the templates for their drawings.  In some cases, they combine formats into individual responses. Click on the images for larger view.


Comparison/Contrast Format


Seesaw and Comparison/Contrast Formats


Portrait Format


Multivariable Chart Format


Comic Format


Venn Diagram Format

For more on how I use handmade thinking in my classes and the 21 visual formats for handmade response, see this video or this link.