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Pizza For Sale

Pizza
Pizza


Pizza For Sale
Print Pizza For Sale Reading Comprehension with Sixth Grade Work

Print Pizza For Sale Reading Comprehension



A Very Quick Reader

Reading Level
     edHelper's suggested reading level:   grades 6 to 8
     Flesch-Kincaid grade level:   5.18

Vocabulary
     challenging words:    Gennaro, italian, nineteenth, cafes, pizzeria, washtub, official, business, exact, amount, maker, century, become, appear, credit, metal
     content words:    United States, In Chicago, Gennaro Lombardi, New York City

Other Languages
     Spanish: Pizza a la venta


Pizza For Sale
By Jody Williams
  

1     Where and when was pizza first made? Experts cannot seem to agree on an exact place and time. They do agree that pizza was not first made in the United States. Pizza appeared in the U.S. in the late nineteenth century. Italian immigrants began selling it in their neighborhoods in large cities. In Chicago, a pizza maker would walk up and down the streets. He would carry pizzas in a large metal washtub on his head. Experts say that was the way that pizzas were sold in Naples, Italy. Pizzas then began to appear in grocery stores and small cafes.
 
2     Gennaro Lombardi is given credit for having the first official pizzeria in the U.S. It was in New York City. Lombardi's business began as a grocery store in 1897. He then opened a pizzeria in .....
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