BC: The End
FC: Our Amazing World
1: “The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page.” – St. Augustine | From China: A bird does not sing because it has an answer. It sings because it has a song.
2: CHINA: Land of rice and more than one billion people
4: Life As A Kid | Chinese people do Tai Kwon Do or karate. Here are some Chinese people practicing. | Chinese people like to play basketball. Here they are playing against the U.S. | Researched & Written by John L.
5: Chinese students have to learn over 5,000 letters!
6: Interesting Places or Things To Know | It took 14 years and one million workers to make the Forbidden City. These are clay soldiers to protect the dead emperor. Did you know you can see the Great Wall of China from the moon? It divides one side of China from the other.
7: Researched & Written by Levi B. | The Chinese invented fire works. These are some of the fire works they made. Fire works have gun powder. China invented gun powder.
8: Land and Animals | These are three Chinese red-crowned cranes. Flocks of red crowned cranes gather in China's lakes. | Researched & Written by Annika S.
9: This is a porpoise. Porpoises are usually found in the Yangtze River. These rare porpoises are called river pigs.
10: Favorite Foods | A very popular food in China are dumplings. The outside of a dumpling is made of dough and the inside has meat and vegetables. Dumplings are eaten every day. | Rice is the main food of southern China. Did you know people in China pick up their bowls to eat with chopsticks? Tea is served with every meal. | Researched & Written by Mia H.
11: Did you know it's polite for older people to eat first in China? Meat is usually eaten with noodles, rice or dumplings. | These are Chinese noodles. They are skinnier than our noodles. Noodles are a symbol of long life and are part of birthday meals. Most meals in China have rice or noodles and a small side of meat and vegetables. Chinese eat their noodles with chopsticks.
12: Special thanks to: Ms. Moore, our beloved 2nd grade teacher Ms. Frachetti, our amazing librarian and editor Roberts K-8 2011
13: Life as a Kid by John | Interest-ing Places or Things to Know by Levi | Land and Animals by Annika | Authors | Favorite Foods by Mia