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Pizza Primary - Subject-Builder

Before playing your next game of New York Slice, consider uncovering the history of pizza. The origin of pizza is a fascinating tale of economics, marketing, and business.  From humble beginnings, pizza has risen to become as American as apple pie, and this story of evolution is full of teachable moments.

In this Subject-Builder, students learn how flatbread transformed into pizza during tough economic times, how pizza made its way to America, how various regions throughout the United States put their unique spin on the dish, and how entrepreneurs and franchises introduced this food to a wider audience.

After completing this Subject-Builder, your student will have a greater understanding of the world in which New York Slice takes place and how it came to be.

** Works best when implemented with the board game New York Slice.

Skills & Subjects

Students will discover the following Skills and Subjects while completing this Game Schooler product.

    • Culinary Arts Culinary Arts
    • American History American History
    • Anthropology Anthropology
    • Economics Economics
    • World History World History
    Required Game

    Note: This Game Schooler product requires the following game to fully implement

    New York Slice

    In New York Slice, each player slices pizzas into portions, giving their opponents first choice, while they take the leftovers. There are a dozen kinds of pizza to work with, from veggie to hawaiian to meat lover's, and each player decides if they want to eat or keep some of the slices, building the best collection of pizzas possible!

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    This product is compatible with New York Slice by Bezier Games. This is NOT an Official Bezier Games product/project. This is a non-licensed product and all trademarks and copyrights are properties of their respective owners.
    Additional Details
    • Age:Grades 4 and Up
    • Format:PDF
    • # of Pages:16
    Table of Contents
    • a. Overview
    • b. Key Outcomes & Objectives
    • c. Instructional Design
    • d. Implementation
    • 3. Origins of Pizza
    • 4. Pizza Styles
    • 5. Pizza Business
    • 6. Quiz
    • 7. Gameplay Guide
    • 8. Credits