We Visit China

We Visit China

by Joanne Mattern

Hardcover(Library Binding)

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Overview

We Visit China takes middle school students on a wonderful journey to the Asian country of China. The book is written in a lively and interesting style that makes China come alive. The title contains China's history, geography, conflicts, culture, religions, politics, economy, and most importantly contemporary life in the country today. The country's vital statistics, timeline, place in the world, and a native recipe and craft are included. The book has been developed to address many of the Common Core specific goals, higher level thinking skills, and progressive learning strategies from informational texts for middle grade and junior high level students.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781612284767
Publisher: Mitchell Lane Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date: 03/30/2014
Series: Your Land and My Land Series: Asia
Pages: 63
Product dimensions: 6.50(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range: 10 - 13 Years

Table of Contents

Introduction 6

1 Welcome to China! 9

Where in the World Is China? 12

Facts at a Glance 13

2 The Land 15

3 A History of China 21

4 Politics and Government 27

5 Economy and Business 31

6 China's People 35

7 Culture and Lifestyle 41

8 Famous People 47

9 We Visit China 53

Chinese Recipe: Wonton Soup 56

Chinese Craft: Red Lanterns 57

Timeline 58

Chapter Notes 59

Further Reading 60

Books 60

On the Internet 60

Works Consulted 60

Glossary 62

Index 63

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