Book Flatlay Project | Distance Learning


Book Flatlay Project | PDF and Digital Formats: Help students showcase their thinking about their reading with this Book Flatlay (sometimes called a Book Bento) Assignment. Students will learn how to create a Book Flatlay image and then justify their prop choices by finding evidence in the text to support their ideas. This assignment is a great book report alternative or a creative way for students to showcase their learning after completing an independent reading novel, literature circle book or whole class novel.


Lesson Outline

  1. What is a Flatlay? Lessons for modelled, shared, and independent instruction
  2. Book Flatlay Assignment & Assessment


Resource Includes:

  • Teacher lesson plan
  • Student assignment sheet
  • Graphic organizers
  • Assignment assessment options standards-based and points-based rubrics
  • Example flatlay photo and write up
  • Curriculum alignment Ontario Curriculum and Common Core


Resource Notes

  • This resource is a non-editable PDF.
  • Students must have access to technology to take a photo or create a photo digitally.