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The People's Republic of China



The People's Republic of China
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Reading Level
     edHelper's suggested reading level:   grades 4 to 6
     Flesch-Kincaid grade level:   5.52

Vocabulary
     challenging words:    cone-shaped, empress, writing, natural, farmland, billion, large, celebration, gunpowder, schools, country, panda, powerful, emperor, caption, market
     content words:    Summer Olympics, Today China, Communist Party, Great Wall, New Year, United States


The People's Republic of China
By Cindy Grigg
  

1     Caption: Shopping in Beijing, China
 
2     China is a very large country. It is on the continent of Asia. China is about the same size as the whole continent of Europe. China has many people - over 1.3 billion in 2009. This is about one-fifth of the world's population. More people live in China than in any other country. The capital city is Beijing. The 2008 Summer Olympics were held in Beijing.
 
3     Chinese writing is done with symbols called characters instead of letters. Each character stands for an idea or a word. They characters must be learned by heart. To read well in Chinese, a child must learn between three and four thousand characters.

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