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Ring Around the Olympics



Ring Around the Olympics
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Reading Level
     edHelper's suggested reading level:   grades 2 to 3
     Flesch-Kincaid grade level:   3.65

Vocabulary
     challenging words:    seen, design, flags, have, city, order, town, since, part, world, flag, baron, each, color, hall, next
     content words:    Olympic Rings, Olympic Games, Baron Pierre, Opening Ceremony


Ring Around the Olympics
By Jody Williams
  

1     Have you seen the Olympic Rings? The Olympic Rings have been a part of the Olympic Games since 1913. Baron Pierre de Coubertin began the modern Olympics. He chose to put the rings on a flag. The design came from Greece. Each ring stands for a big part of the world. The parts are Africa, Asia, the Americas, Europe, and Australia. Each ring has a color. The colors are blue, yellow, black, green, and red in that order. The colors come from flags around the world. .....
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