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Ancient China/Middle Kingdom

School Subscription Databases

All have the same Username (ID) and Password. See the Library Staff for these.

These resources cite the information for you.

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ABC-CLIO World Religions: Belief, Culture, and Controversy - Cites it

ABC-CLIO World History Ancient and Medieval Eras - Cites it

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Britannica School Middle - Cites it

EBSCOHost explora - Cites it

eBook(s)

Scholastic FreedomFlix eBooks & videos

Once you are logged in, click on the red "Ancient World " tab and you will be able find the eBook titled The Ancient World: Ancient China by Liz Sonneborn.

These eBooks & videos do not include citations.

These eBooks are cited just like books in print including the eBook's URL.

The MIS Library has print copies of many of the titles that Scholastic FreedomFlix has in eBook form. 

Scholastic TrueFlix eBooks & videos

Once you are logged in, click on Ancient Civilizations, to find the eBook titled Ancient China by Mel Friedman.

These eBooks & videos do not include citations.

These eBooks are cited just like books in print including the eBook's URL.

The MIS Library has print copies of many of the titles that Scholastic TrueFlix has in eBook form. 

Images

This resource has the same Username (ID) and Password. See the Library Staff for this.

This resource cites the information for you.

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Britannica Image Quest - Cites it

This is a great resource for art, clip art, images, and maps.

Discovery Education

Discovery Education

Click on the link above to access Discovery Education. This is a comprehensive resource that helps students to learn.

Print Books

The books shown below are just a sampling of some of the print resources we have available. 

Map of the Historical Silk Road

Silk Road. Illustration. Britannica ImageQuest.

     Encyclopædia Britannica, Inc., 25 May 2016.

    http://quest.eb.com/search /309_736145/1/309_736145/cite.

    Accessed 14 Nov 2016.

Ancient China Song by Mr. Nicky

Mrnickychicago. "ANCIENT CHINA Song by Mr. Nicky." YouTube, 2 Dec. 2013. 2016. Web. 15 Nov. 2016.  

     <https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QTNyIJHcPd0>.

Great Wall of China

To help protect ancient China from invaders from the north, Emperor Qin Shi Huangdi, built a long wooden barrier (wall). The wall was rebuilt using bricks and is now known as the Great Wall. This wall is 2,150 miles long. This is the largest human-made structure in the world.

The Great Wall of China . Photograph.

     Britannica ImageQuest.

    Encyclopædia Britannica, Inc., 25 May 2016.

    http://quest.eb.com/search/152_1597177/1/152_1597177/cite.

    Accessed 14 Nov 2016.

Sample Works Cited Document - MLA 8

Jessica Anderson

Mr. Crowell

Ancient China

10 Mar. 2017

 

Works Cited

Friedman, Mel. Ancient China. New York, Children's Press, 2010.

Friedman, Mel. Ancient China. New York, Children's Press, 2010.

     FreedomFlix freedomflix.digital.scholastic.com/unitPage/node-38155/10022458/.

The Great Wall of China . Photograph. Britannica ImageQuest. Encyclopædia

     Britannica, Inc., 25 May 2016. 
     http://quest.eb.com/search/152_1597177/1/152_1597177/cite. 
     Accessed 13 Jan 2017.

Major, John S. The Silk Route: 7,000 Miles of History. New York, NY,

    Harper Collins, 1995.

Sands, Stella, editor. “A Long-Lasting Empire.” Kids Discover Ancient China

    2013, pp. 2–3.

Spielvogel, Jackson J. Journey Across Time: World History ; The Early Ages

    New York, NY, Glencoe, McGraw-Hill, 2008.

EasyBib Citation Generator

EasyBib

Use this citation generator to create MLA 8 style citations for your sources.

Why Cite?

  • Give credit to the author or creator/give credit where credit is due
  • So you can get back to your source(s)
  • So others can find your source(s)
  • Avoid plagiarism
  • Stay organized

Cite as you go! Format after!

Siddhartha Gautama

After seeing all of the suffering in the world, Siddhartha Gautama left his home in India and felt he had found the meaning of life after meditating near a tree. Gautama became known as the Buddha, or "Enlightened One."

GAUTAMA BUDDHA - (c563-c483 B.C.). Indian philosopher, founder of Buddhism. Fine Art. Britannica ImageQuest. Encyclopædia Britannica, Inc., 25 May 2016. http://quest.eb.com/search/140_1667626/1/140_1667626/cite. Accessed 22 Nov 2016.

Confucius Chinese Thinker and Philosopher

Confucius (551-479 BC). Chinese thinker and social philosopher.

   Photo. Britannica ImageQuest. Encyclopædia

    Encyclopædia Britannica, Inc., 25 May 2016.

   http://quest.eb.com/search/300_172735/1/300_172735/cite.

    Accessed 15 Nov 2016.

Terracotta Warriors near Xian, China

This image shows the 1974 discovery of the 8,000 excavated Terracotta Warriors that were arranged in battle formations.These warriors were in the tomb of Shi Huangdi who was the first emperor of a unified China.Tomb of Terracotta warriors near Xi'an. 
    Photography. Britannica ImageQuest, 
    Encyclopædia Britannica, 25 May 2016. 
    quest.eb.com/search/139_1947230/1/139_1947230/cite. 
    Accessed 9 Mar 2017.