The Ming Dynasty is responsible for some incredible achievements in Chinese history but who were they? What exactly did they achieve? Do your research and tell their story.
Reading material to annotate: history
· “7 Things you may not know about the Ming dynasty” http://www.history.com/news/history-lists/7-things-you-may-not-know-about-the-ming-dynasty
· “Ming Dynasty” http://www.travelchinaguide.com/intro/history/ming.htm Pay special attention to the table at the end.
Familiarize yourself with the achievements:
· “Ming dynasty achievements” https://prezi.com/b1wqqly6tp6y/ming-dynasty-achievements/
Reading material to annotate: achievements
· “Ming dynasty achievements” http://www.travelchinaguide.com/intro/history/ming.htm Simple
· “Ming Dynasty” http://www.chinatour360.com/history/ming-dynasty/ Slightly harder
Videos to watch and make notes on:
· “The Ming Dynasty” http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9T_fFz9Ow8k
· “Chinese Civilization – The Ming Dynasty – Part 1” http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_DJkE3zh6RE&list=PLI2KJjJBPiGWXwugWcnMAe8T6XUHHludj There are plenty of videos on the Ming dynasty listed here; watch as many or as few as you like.