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On the 8th Day of Tech-mas...

Updated: May 31, 2023

On the 8th day of Tech-mas, my EdTechs rocked my socks... with templates for a photo Bento Box!

Do you know what a Bento Box is? How about a Book Bento?!

What is a Bento Box?

“In the 5th century, Japan’s farmers, hunters, and warriors packed their lunches in sacks or boxes and brought them to the fields. The design is derived from a farmer’s seed box, and usually features multiple compartments for different dishes, such as rice, vegetables, and fish.

More recently the Bento Box has transformed to food art and seen a social status. Some parents spend 45 minutes preparing their child’s Bento Box for school.

The same precision and care that a parent puts into making their child’s bento box is now trending with photographing books. #BentoBooks photos are created to invoke the message, theme, and story of the book.

Here is how you can use this concept with your students!

Try this out for the last article or Benchmark Advance story you just had your students read! Here is a Slide deck template with the directions:

This idea was curated from @historysandoval. Follow her on Twitter!

Stay Techie,

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