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China's One-Child Policy and updates! This short reading gives a great overview of the causes and effects of China's one-child policy and the nation's reasons for loosening these restrictions. It covers China's gender imbalance, growing aging population, and shrinking labor force while asking students questions that test their comprehension skills and their ability to read maps and graphs. Useful for an in-class assignment or homework.
I combined numerous articles and reduced the lexile level to work for my 7th graders, but this would be great through high school. An answer key is provided.