⁣Lesson Plan: Comparing US and UK Domino's Pizza

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⁣Lesson Plan: Comparing US and UK Domino's Pizza

Grade Level: K-12

Subject: Social Studies

Duration: 45 minutes

Common Core Standards:
- CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.3.1: Ask and answer questions to demonstrate understanding of a text, referring explicitly to the text as the basis for the answers.
- CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.4.3: Explain events, procedures, ideas, or concepts in a historical, scientific, or technical text, including what happened and why, based on specific information in the text.
- CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.5.7: Draw on information from multiple print or digital sources, demonstrating the ability to locate an answer to a question quickly or to solve a problem efficiently.
- CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.6.7: Integrate information presented in different media or formats (e.g., visually, quantitatively) as well as in words to develop a coherent understanding of a topic or issue.

- Students will compare and contrast the differences between Domino's Pizza in the United States and the United Kingdom.
- Students will analyze the cultural and culinary influences that shape the menus and offerings of Domino's Pizza in each country.
- Students will develop critical thinking skills through evaluating the impact of regional preferences on international fast-food chains.
- Students will demonstrate their understanding through a group discussion and a written reflection.

- Access to the internet and/or library resources
- Chart paper or whiteboard
- Markers or whiteboard markers
- Paper and pencils for written reflections


1. Introduction (10 minutes):
- Engage students by asking if they have ever had Domino's Pizza and what their favorite menu items are.
- Introduce the topic by posing the question: "Do you think Domino's Pizza is the same in the United States and the United Kingdom?"
- Explain that today's lesson will explore the similarities and differences between Domino's Pizza in these two countries.

2. Research (15 minutes):
- Divide students into small groups and assign each group either the United States or the United Kingdom.
- Instruct students to research and gather information about the menus, ingredients, and cultural adaptations of Domino's Pizza in their assigned country.
- Provide resources such as websites, menus, or articles for students to use during their research.

3. Group Discussion (10 minutes):
- Bring the groups back together and have each group share their findings.
- Encourage students to compare and contrast the differences in menu items, ingredients, and cultural adaptations between the two countries.
- Facilitate a class discussion on the impact of regional preferences and cultural influences on Domino's Pizza.

4. Written Reflection (10 minutes):
- Ask students to individually reflect on their findings and write a short reflection on how regional preferences shape international fast-food chains like Domino's Pizza.
- Instruct students to include specific examples from their research to support their reflections.
- Encourage students to think critically about the impact of cultural differences on global fast-food chains.

5. Conclusion (5 minutes):
- Have a few students share their written reflections with the class, emphasizing the connections they made between regional preferences and international fast-food chains.
- Summarize the lesson by highlighting the importance of understanding cultural influences on global food chains and the significance of adapting to local preferences.

Common Core Labels Correlations:

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