Oxford Insight History for NSW Stage 4 Student Book + obook assess

Second Edition

Dr Bruce Dennett, Bernie Howitt, Emily Shanahan

Oxford Insight History for NSW Stage 4 Student Book + obook assess

Second Edition

Dr Bruce Dennett, Bernie Howitt, Emily Shanahan

ISBN:

9780190327583

Binding:

Paperback + obook

Published:

18 Dec 2020

Availability:

Forthcoming

Series:

Oxford Insight History NSW

$94.95 AUD

$108.99 NZD

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Description

Oxford Insight History for NSW 2E is an engaging, academically rigorous series that covers all depth studies in the NSW History syllabus for Stages 4 and 5/Years 7 to 10, presented in both single–year and stage–level formats.

To prepare students for the demands of the recently updated Stage 6 Ancient and Modern History syllabi, the new editions have been fully revised to feature an explicit focus on scaffolded historical skills development and inquiry-based learning.

Featuring the most up-to-date information, Oxford Insight History for NSW 2E also provides coverage of fresh case studies, recent events and historical findings and ideas.

Developed by NSW’s most respected History authors and Oxford’s award-winning publishing team, the series offers accessible print content designed to spark curiosity and initiative in students of all abilities, supported by improved online student resources and teacher support materials.

Key features:

  • Topic-based spreads provide structured teaching and learning
  • Stunning images and illustrations engage students and support deep inquiry
  • The Historian’s toolkit provides a stand-alone reference for all historical skills and concepts that can be taught as a separate unit of work or revisited as required
  • Key content panels at the beginning of each section reinforce learning intentions
  • Source study activities invite students to analyse a range of primary and secondary sources designed to bring the past to life
  • Case study spreads provide opportunities to interrogate historical explanations and theories
  • Checkpoint questions linked to content dot points in the NSW History Syllabus appear at the end of every section and are accompanied by differentiated worksheets
  • Check your learning panels review student progress and provide opportunities for analysis and extension
  • Spotlight activities highlight key skills and concepts
  • Think, pair, share activities encourage student collaboration
  • Visible thinking prompts help develop students’ critical thinking and analysis skills (perspective, analysis and use of sources)
  • Margin glossary definitions provide instant clarification of key terms

Contents

The Historian's toolkit: concepts and skills

PART A - INVESTIGATING THE ANCIENT PAST: AN OVERVIEW (DEPTH STUDY 1)

Chapter 1 Investigating the ancient past

PART B - THE MEDITERRANEAN WORLD: AN OVERVIEW (DEPTH STUDY 2)

Chapter 2 Ancient Egypt
Chapter 3 Ancient Greece [obook only chapter]
Chapter 4 Ancient Rome

PART C - THE ASIAN WORLD: AN OVERVIEW (DEPTH STUDY 3)

Chapter 5 Ancient India [obook only chapter]
Chapter 6 Ancient China

PART D - THE WESTERN AND THE ISLAMIC WORLD: AN OVERVIEW (DEPTH STUDY 4)

Chapter 7 The Vikings
Chapter 8 Medieval Europe
Chapter 9 The Ottoman Empire [obook only chapter]
Chapter 10 Renaissance Italy [obook only chapter]

PART E - THE ASIA–PACIFIC WORLD: AN OVERVIEW (DEPTH STUDY 5)

Chapter 11 The Angkor/Khmer Empire [obook only chapter]
Chapter 12 Japan under the Shoguns
Chapter 13 The Polynesian expansion across the Pacific

PART F - EXPANDING CONTACTS: AN OVERVIEW (DEPTH STUDY 6)

Chapter 14 Mongol expansion [obook only chapter]
Chapter 15 The Black Death in Asia, Europe and Africa
Chapter 16 The Spanish conquest of the Americas
Chapter 17 Aboriginal and Indigenous peoples, colonisation and contact history

Authors

Dr Bruce Dennett has a PhD in History and a Master’s Degree in Education. He is currently working as a Tertiary Supervisor for Macquarie University’s School of Education. Bruce has more than forty years’ experience teaching Ancient and Modern History in New South Wales secondary schools and at university level. Bruce is an active member of the History Teachers’ Association of NSW (HTANSW) and has been awarded the Premier’s History Teaching Scholarship twice. As well as authoring Insight History, Bruce is one of the lead authors of Oxford University Press’s popular senior history series Key Features of Modern History.

Bernie Howitt is a former lecturer in History and Society & Culture Methods in the School of Education at the University of NSW. Bernie has been teaching History since the 1970s and is the winner of two NSW Premier’s History scholarships. He has worked on syllabus development for both the Board of Studies NSW and ACARA. As well as authoring Insight History, Bernie is one of the lead authors of Oxford University Press’s popular senior history series Key Features of Modern History.

Emily Shanahan has 15 years’ teaching experience and is currently Director of Co-Curricular at Northern Beaches Christian School. This year she has presented at HTA’s 2019 Teaching History Symposium and the HTANSW state conference, as well as two sessions at the National HTA conference. She has received several academic awards for her Master of Educational Leadership, and was awarded a NSW HTA Premier’s History Scholarship for 2020.