Big Ideas Humanities & Social Sciences 10 WA Curriculum Skills & Activities Book

First Edition

Leo Conti, Kirstin Woodard, Paul Stenner, Annie Rees, Haylie Pepper, Anna Griffin, Siobhan McCarthy

Big Ideas Humanities & Social Sciences 10 WA Curriculum Skills & Activities Book

First Edition

Leo Conti, Kirstin Woodard, Paul Stenner, Annie Rees, Haylie Pepper, Anna Griffin, Siobhan McCarthy

ISBN:

9780190323264

Binding:

Paperback + obook

Published:

4 Feb 2020

Availability:

999

Series:

$16.95 AUD

$19.99 NZD

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Description

Oxford Big Ideas Humanities and Social Sciences Western Australian Curriculum Skills and Activities Books are full-colour write-in Student workbooks supported by integrated digital resources. Designed to prepare students to enter ATAR-level HASS studies with confidence, they provide syllabus coverage and scaffolded skill development for Years 7–10 HASS students in Western Australia.

Each Student workbook has been written by expert Western Australian authors and features a range of recent, local case studies, practice source analysis and engaging skills-based activities, plus revision sections for each of the four subject areas.

Closely aligned to syllabus content, they support not only students using the market-leading Oxford Big Ideas Humanities and Social Sciences Western Australian Curriculum series, but also users of other HASS resources seeking additional opportunities for revision and extension.

Key features
Each Student workbook covers all four subject areas (History, Geography, Economics and Business, and Civics and Citizenship) and includes a range of innovative features:

  • Glossary grab provides a space for students to record key terms and encourages students to develop their understanding of key terminology as they learn.
  • Word wizard engages students’ literacy skills using key terminology from the unit of study.
  • Skill school explicitly focuses on building key skills in each subject area.
  • Analysis ace develops students’ confidence in analysing sources in each subject area.
  • Case cracker enables students to develop and practice skills in context using engaging case studies.
  • Writing winner develops essential HASS writing skills, from taking notes and referencing sources to constructing essays and using data.
  • Fun finish engages students with fun tasks, including designing and drawing, group activities, working with their hands and thinking innovatively.
  • Skills survey concludes each section with a self-assessment checklist for students to rate their confidence using essential HASS skills.
  • Revision remedy offers students a range of skills-based multiple-choice and short-answer questions designed to consolidate learning.

Integrated digital resources
Each Student workbook comes complete with access to an exciting range of integrated digital material, including interactive maps, timelines and activities; videos; weblinks; auto-marking quizzes; a world statistics database; and other digital resources designed to enhance learning.

Contents

PART 1: GEOGRAPHY

Chapter 1: The Geography toolkit

Chapter 2: Changing and managing the environment

Word wizard: True or false
Skill school: Interpreting statistical maps
Analysis ace: Analysing thematic maps
Case cracker: Interpreting climate change through photographs
Writing winner: How to: Evaluate your data
Fun finish: Activating environmental activism

Chapter 3: Coastal change and management
Word wizard: Word puzzle
Skill school: Practising your spatial skills
Analysis ace: Analysing sea level rise
Case cracker: Coastal management in the Netherlands
Writing winner: How to: Plan a geographical inquiry
Fun finish: Planning and performing fieldwork!

Chapter 4: An unequal world
Word wizard: Match that
Skill school: Interpreting geographical indexes
Analysis ace: Interpreting geographical sources
Case cracker: Creating a statistical map
Writing winner: How to: Quick write
Fun finish: Pleasantville

Chapter 5: Inequalities in human wellbeing
Word wizard: Code cracker
Skill school: Interpreting climate data
Analysis ace: Analysing population data
Case cracker: Using multiple sources
Writing winner: How to: Debate your point
Fun finish: Mapping wellbeing

Chapter 6: Improving wellbeing
Word wizard: Crossword
Skill school: Creating a multiple-line graph
Analysis ace: Analysing wellbeing in Australia
Case cracker: Researching agricultural development
Writing winner: How to: Form an opinion
Fun finish: NGO marketing

Skills survey: Geography
Revision remedy: Geography

PART 2: HISTORY

Chapter 7: The History toolkit

Chapter 8: The modern world and Australia
Word wizard: Fill in the blanks
Skill school: Developing a hypothesis
Analysis ace: Analysing propaganda posters
Case cracker: The Great Depression
Writing winner: How to: Start writing a historical essay
Fun finish: Make your own silent movie

Chapter 9: World War II
Word wizard: Sequencing the text
Skill school: Researching the causes of World War II
Analysis ace: Analysing primary sources
Case cracker: Examining historians’ perspectives
Writing winner: How to: Research and write a historical essay
Fun finish: Life on the home front

Chapter 10: Rights and freedoms
Word wizard: Match that
Skill school: Interpreting historical sources
Analysis ace: Practising source analysis
Case cracker: Interpreting different perspectives
Writing winner: How to: Reference your sources
Fun finish: What is your dream?

Skills survey: History
Revision remedy: History

PART 3: ECONOMICS AND BUSINESS

Chapter 11: The Economics and Business toolkit

Chapter 12: Measuring Australia’s economic performance
Word wizard: Pick the winner
Skill school: Practising inquiry skills
Analysis ace: Understanding economic relationships
Case cracker: Improving productivity
Writing winner: How to: Learn by example
Fun finish: Economic infographics

Chapter 13: Living standards
Word wizard: Crossword
Skill school: Identifying cause and effect
Analysis ace: Surveying, analysing and researching
Case cracker: Investigating contemporary case studies
Writing winner: How to: Write a report
Fun finish: Buying your first car

Skills survey: Economics and Business
Revision remedy: Economics and Business

PART 4: CIVICS AND CITIZENSHIP

Chapter 14: The Civics and Citizenship toolkit

Chapter 15: Australia’s democracy and the global context
Word wizard: True or false
Skill school: Comparing systems of government
Analysis ace: Analysing political perspectives
Case cracker: Identifying threats to democracy
Writing winner: How to: Synthesise research
Fun finish: Create a campaign

Chapter 16: The Australian Constitution and the High Court
Word wizard: Define your terms
Skill school: Develop an understanding of political systems
Analysis ace: Analysing political cartoons
Case cracker: The High Court and the constitution
Writing winner: How to: Practise short answer questions
Fun finish: Republic rivalry

Chapter 17: Australia’s international legal obligations
Word wizard: Fill in the blanks
Skill school: Evaluating the key features of a political system
Analysis ace: Analysing written and visual sources
Case cracker: Separating fact from fiction
Writing winner: How to: Write an essay
Fun finish: Your TED talk

Skills survey: Civics and Citizenship
Revision remedy: Civics and Citizenship

Glossary grab

Authors

Leo Conti
Leo Conti is the President of the Geographical Association of Western Australia. He worked as an author on the Oxford Big Ideas Humanities and Social Sciences Western Australian Curriculum 7–10 Student books. Leo currently works as the Head of HASS at Ballajura Community College in Perth, and as a senior lecturer at the University of Notre Dame.

Kirstin Woodard
Kirstin Woodard is a currently working as a History teacher at Applecross Senior High School in Perth. Kirstin has experience teaching ATAR-level History, as well as Years 7–10 History and Geography.

Paul Stenner
Paul Stenner is an experienced HASS teacher. He has worked as a Head of Department in four schools, and previously worked as the UK Government Advisor for Citizenship, Holocaust and Genocide Education. Paul currently works as a HASS teacher at Guildford Grammar School in Perth.

Annie Rees
Annie Rees has been teaching HASS in independent schools in Perth since 2015. She holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Human Resource Management) and a Graduate Diploma of Education (Secondary), with a major in Business Studies and a minor in Humanities and Social Sciences. A passionate Business and Economics teacher, she has experience teaching Years 7–10 HASS, as well as Business Management and Enterprise ATAR.

Haylie Pepper
Haylie Pepper is currently working as a Civics and Citizenship specialist at Perth College. Prior to teaching, Haylie worked as a laywer. She has experience teaching ATAR-level Politics and Law, as well as Years 7–10 HASS.

Anna Griffin
Anna Griffin has worked as a HASS teacher for 19 years and is the former President of the Geographical Association of Western Australia. Anna has extensive experience teaching Economics and Geography. Anna is currently the Head of HASS at Swan Valley Anglican Community School in Perth.

Siobhan McCarthy
Siobhan McCarthy has experience teaching ATAR-level Politics and Law, as well as Years 7–10 HASS. Prior to teaching, Siobhan studied Law, Political Science, Languages and History. Most recently, Siobhan has worked at Prendiville Catholic College in Perth.