Big Ideas Humanities & Social Sciences 9 WA Curriculum obook assess

Big Ideas Humanities & Social Sciences 9 WA Curriculum obook assess




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30 Jan 2017




Oxford Big Ideas Humanities & Social Science

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obook provides an interactive electronic version of the Student book in an easy-to-read format. It features multimedia links, interactive learning objects, videos, note-taking, highlighting and bookmarking tools, and live question blocks. obook is compatible with laptops, iPads, tablets and IWBs, and also offers page view (in flipbook format) that can be used offline.

assess is an indispensable online assessment tool. Explicitly mapped to the Western Australian Curriculum, it drives student progress through tailored instruction. Teachers can track the status of assignments, monitor progress with auto-marking assessments, or construct customised tests from the testbank using varied question levels and question types.



Concepts and skills: Geography

Chapter 1 The geography toolkit

Biomes and food security

Chapter 2 Growing food

Chapter 3 Food security 

Geographies of interconnection

Chapter 4 An interconnected world 

Chapter 5 The effects of global connections 


Concepts and skills: History

Chapter 6 The history toolkit


Chapter 7 The making of the modern world 

Depth study 1: Investigating the Industrial Revolution

Chapter 8 The industrial revolution

Depth study 2: Investigating World War 1

Chapter 9 World War 1 (1914–1918)


Concepts and skills: Economics and business

Chapter 10 The economics and business toolkit

Australia and the global economy

Chapter 11 Understanding the economy 

Chapter 12 Managing financial risks and rewards

Chapter 13 The changing work environment 


Concepts and skills: Civics and citizenship

Chapter 14 The civics and citizenship toolkit

Our democratic rights

Chapter 15 Government, democracy and the citizen

Chapter 16 Australia's legal system 





Geraldine Carrodus has taught History in Victorian schools for over forty years. She was an examiner in Australian History from the 1970s and was Chair of the Setting Panel and Chief Assessor from 2000 until 2005. She has written or co-written a number of History texts used in schools and has been a regular speaker at HTAV conferences for students and teachers. Geraldine had been part of the consultation process on the Australian Curriculum. In 2006, Geraldine was honoured with the presentation of an HTAV award for Excellent and Sustained Contribution to the Teaching and Learning of History and to the HTAV.

Leo Conti is Head of Humanities at South Fremantle Senior High School and a Big Ideas author.

Mark Easton has taught Geography, History and English for over 20 years and during the last 15 years has been a contributing author to many geography, humanities and atlas titles. In 2010 he joined Oxford as a geography consultant to work on a range of titles and to support the use of these resources in the classroom. Mark is also the Head of the Humanities Department at St Margaret's School.

Richard Smith is a history teacher at Melbourne Grammar School. He has worked in government and independent schools for over 35 years in both administrative and teaching roles. Richard is presently the Treasurer of the History Teachers Association of Victoria and is immediate-past president. He chairs the National History Challenge for the History Teachers' Association of Australia of which he is a past vice-president and treasurer. In 2010 Richard was honoured with the presentation of the HTAV award for Outstanding contribution to the teaching and learning of history and to the HTAV.

Annie Wilson is an experienced Civics and Business Studies teacher who has been passionately teaching and developing curriculum materials for 30 years. She is the author of numerous textbooks and has prepared a range of teaching and learning resources for various publishers and subject associations, including the Victorian Commercial Teachers Association (VCTA). Annie is currently teaching at Presbyterian Ladies’ College (Melbourne) and is actively involved in providing professional development to VCE Legal Studies teachers and student revision lectures.

Joanne Wilson is a writer, publisher and teacher with many years’ experience in the education sector. Having taught in both private and government schools, Joanne is an accomplished History teacher and has contributed to numerous textbooks and digital learning resources in the field of Humanities and Social Science.