Classroom ag | Jun 06, 2016

New Pizza Ag Mag is a Delicious Way to Engage Students

Mamma Mia! That's one tasty resource! This nonfiction text reader for grades 3-5 will engage students as they learn about the agricultural origins of their favorite pizza toppings, the history of pizza, and some awesome ag careers.

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Pizza is the world's most popular food. That is why it is the perfect vehicle to engage students in a discussion about where their food comes from, and the Pizza Ag Mag is a great way to do just that!

The ag mag is made up of nonfiction text that is aligned to learning standards, see the bottom of this article for a list of standards. 

Topics covered in the new Pizza Ag Mag include:

  • Who's Eating Pizza? - a look at America's favorite food
  • Get a Rise out of Yeast- the science behind yeast
  • A Slice of History - Pizza's history
  • Tasty Toppings- an exploration of the agricultural origins of our favorite toppings
  • Toppings from Around the World
  • Suggested activities including: Pizza probability, fabulous fractions, and more!
  • Pizza for Life! A career corner

Get a classroom set of 30 ag mags for just $5.00!

Teaching Spanish? Know a Spanish teacher? We also offer the Pizza Ag Mag in Spanish for $5.50

Standards supported:

  • Career Development, National Career Development Association
    • k-6 3.0 Helping Pupils understand career applications of subject matter
  • Common Core English
    • Reading Standards: Foundational Skills, Phonics and word recognition 3.0
  • Next Generation Science Standards Disciplinary Core Ideas
    • 3,4,5-Ls1 From Molecules to Organisms
    • 5-PS3.D Energy in Chemical Processes and Everyday Life
  • Social Science, National Council for Social Studies
    • NSS-GK-12.1 The world in spatial terms
    • NSS.G.K-12.2 Places and regions 
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