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Chinese W riting. By jojo and river. History of Chinese Writing. Chinese writing is called Calligraphy Chinese writing started 3,OOO years ago Drawing characters is a form of art in China Writers use special brushes in black ink. How it is read.

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Chinese w riting

Chinese Writing

By jojo and river


History of chinese writing
History of Chinese Writing

Chinese writing is called Calligraphy

  • Chinese writing started 3,OOO years ago

  • Drawing characters is a form of art in China

  • Writers use special brushes in black ink.


How it is read
How it is read

  • Chinese writing has symbols called characters. Each character represents a different word.

  • Chinese writing is read from top to bottom and from right to left.

  • There are 35,000 characters in Chinese writing

  • Chinese people need to know about 6,000 characters to read a newspaper.


Chinese examples these are our names in chinese
Chinese examplesThese are our names in Chinese

River

Josephine


Conclusion
Conclusion

  • Chinese writing is VERY different than our writing! We use alphabet letters and they use characters that are like pictures.

  • I think it would be VERY hard to read Chinese writing!

  • I would NOT like to learn Chinese writing because it would be VERY hard! 


Resources
Resources

  • Ancient China for kids

  • A Ticket to China by Janet Riehecky

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  • Behind the Wall of China By Joelle. Busuttill

  • China By Charley. Catherine

  • CHINA By: Janet. Riehecky

  • China for Kids