Ancient Chinese Contributions
• Ancient Chinese Contributions. Essay. To win a trip to China, you enter a contest to determine the
four (4) most useful contributions or inventions created by the ancient Chinese. (1) Identify eight to ten
(8-10) of these useful inventions or contributions. (2) Nominate four (4) that you believe are the most
ingenious or innovative. (3) Explain why you believe these four (4) inventions or contributions are the
most useful inventions or contributions from the ancient Chinese. (4) Identify one (1) invention or
contribution that you cannot live without and explain why.
1. Support your ideas with specific, illustrative examples. If there are questions or points associated
with your chosen topic, be sure to answer all of the listed questions and address all of the items in that
topic. If your topic requires you to do several things related to the topic, be sure to do each of the
2. While some of the topics tend to lend themselves toward particular writing genres, you are not
restricted to the specific format suggested for the individual topic. For example, you may do an
“interview,” a “proposal,” a “letter,” a “short story,” a “blog,” an “essay,” an “article,” or any other
written genre for almost any of the topics. The project is intended to be fun as well as informative, so
feel free to be creative with the delivery of your information.
3. Use at least two (2) sources besides the textbook, which counts as one (1) source. Note: Wikipedia
and other Websites do not quality as academic resources.