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Keiro No Hi



Keiro No Hi
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     edHelper's suggested reading level:   grades 2 to 3
     Flesch-Kincaid grade level:   4.21

Vocabulary
     challenging words:    respect, elders, celebration, longer, lived, kids, pray, cards, group, along, number, year, your, holiday, dance, means
     content words:    Respect-for-the-Aged Day, In Tokyo
Keiro No Hi

By Jody Williams
1     Respect your elders. Many children have heard that. Older people deserve our respect. They have lived longer than we have. They know more things. They have had more experiences.
 
2     The third Monday in September is a national holiday in Japan. It is called Keiro No Hi. That means Respect for the Aged Day. It began in 1951. It started out being called Toshiyori No Hi. That means Old Folks' Day. The name was changed in 1966. It then became a national holiday.
 
3     Keiro No Hi is a day to show respect for older people. This day celebrates their long lives. People pray for health. People learn about health topics. They share ideas to help make lives better.

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