CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.2.G.A.2 - Partition a rectangle into rows and columns of same-size squares and count to find the total number of them.
CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.2.G.A.3 - Partition circles and rectangles into two, three, or four equal shares, describe the shares using the words halves, thirds, half of, a third of, etc., and describe the whole as two halves, three thirds, four fourths.
- Riverside 3D™ Construction Paper Assortment
- Box template printed on red Riverside 3D™ Construction Paper
- Glue stick
- Black marker
Download Box Template
Making the Pizza
Draw a 3.75" circle on a 3.75" square of brown construction paper, and cut it out.
Draw a 3.25" square on red construction paper, cut out, and glue to center of brown paper circle.
Cut triangles for cheese and green squares for green peppers. Draw on black olives with black marker. Or, have students add their own favorite toppings (ie: mushrooms, sausage, onions, pepperonis, pineapple, spinach). Glue on to pizza.
Making the Pizza Box
Print out the box template on red construction paper. Starting with two 4" x 1/2" pieces of white construction paper, fold each in half three times to make eight sections. Cut and glue squares to the top of the box to create a checkerboard pattern.
Cut PIZZA letters out of a 4" x 1.5" piece of green construction paper. Glue to front, top of pizza box.
Cut out box template. Cut slits on solid lines, and fold on the dotted lines.
Glue tabs in place to form a box. Press to stay in place.
Divide pizza into pieces as desired.
For steps 1, 2, 4, and 5, have the students measure and cut their own pieces of construction paper.
*CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.2.MD.A.1 - Measure the length of an object by selecting and using appropriate tools such as rulers, yardsticks meter sticks, and measuring tapes.