Oxford Humanities 9 Student Book+obook pro

Victorian Curriculum

Second Edition

Mark Easton, Geraldine Carrodus, Joanne Wilson, Annie Wilson, Meaghan Ryan, Kirk Thomson, Richard Smith, Katrina Davey

Oxford Humanities 9 Student Book+obook pro

Victorian Curriculum

Second Edition

Mark Easton, Geraldine Carrodus, Joanne Wilson, Annie Wilson, Meaghan Ryan, Kirk Thomson, Richard Smith, Katrina Davey




Paperback + obook


13 Jan 2022




Oxford Humanities Victorian Curriculum

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Oxford Humanities 7–10 Student Books present a holistic, skills-first approach to teaching Humanities, delivering engaging content and developing students’ key skills proficiency. Key features include:

  • learning outcomes linked to the curriculum that provide a clear learning pathway
  • easy-to-navigate layouts with clear, precise language and appealing visuals
  • engaging source materials, including stunning full-colour maps, photographs, data tables, satellite images, graphs and illustrations
  • open-ended rich tasks that encourage inquiry-based learning and application
  • up-to-date, local and relevant case studies
  • visible thinking prompts to support the development of students’ critical thinking skills
  • a literacy focus on accessible language for every student
  • key skill and key concept boxes throughout the text to demonstrate the skills and concepts in context
  • on-page glossaries to support student literacy and aid navigation
  • self-contained, editable chapter review assessment tasks with marking rubric available to teachers
  • ‘Check your learning’ questions to support and extend student understanding.


Chapter 1: The geography toolkit
Chapter 2: Growing food
Chapter 3: Food security
Chapter 4: An interconnected world
Chapter 5: The effects of global connections
Chapter 6: The history toolkit
Chapter 7: Introduction to the Industrial Revolution
Chapter 8: The Industrial Revolutio
Chapter 9: Introduction to Australia and Asi
Chapter 10: Australia (1750-1918
Chapter 11: China (1750-1918)
Chapter 12: Japan (1750-1918)
Chapter 13: India (1750-1918)
Chapter 14: Introduction to Australia at war (1914-1918)
Chapter 15: World War 1 (1914-1918)
Chapter 16: The economics and business toolkit
Chapter 17: Understanding the economy
Chapter 18: Managing financial risks and rewards
Chapter 19: The changing work environment
Chapter 20: The civics and citizenship toolkit
Chapter 21: Government, democracy and the citizen
Chapter 22: Australia’s legal system


Mark Easton has taught Geography, History and English for more than 20 years and during the past 15 years has been a contributing author to many Geography and Humanities titles, as well as atlases. 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.

Geraldine Carrodus has taught History in Victorian schools for more than 40 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.

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.

Annie Wilson is an experienced Civics, Commerce and VCE Legal Studies teacher who has been passionately teaching and developing curriculum materials for more than 35 years. She is the author of numerous textbooks and has prepared a range of teaching and learning resources for various publishers and subject associations.

Annie currently teaches at Camberwell Girls Grammar School and is the VCE Legal Studies Subject Editor for the Victorian Commercial Teachers Association’s Compak publication. She is also actively involved in providing professional development to VCE Legal Studies teachers and student revision lectures.

Meaghan Ryan is a creative 7-VCE History teacher currently teaching at St. Bede’s College in Melbourne. She is passionate about actively promoting humanities within her school community by bringing history to life for her students and other teachers. She has developed several core and elective history units which are both engaging for students and promote skill development in the middle years, while preparing students for VCE.

Meaghan has presented at HTAV conferences, with a focus on captivating students through content while teaching transferable skills throughout history units. She has also shared her teaching and learning resources with HTAV and GTAV since 2019. Meaghan is passionate about helping students fall in love with History through engaging and meaningful content and activities.

Kirk Thomson is a passionate history teacher at St Bede’s College in Mentone. Having regularly taught history from Years 8 to VCE Twentieth Century and History Revolutions, Kirk’s professional goal is to help build historical skills from Years 7–10. This allows students to develop an understanding of the content and organise their ideas through a structured format.

Kirk has spoken at HTAV Conferences since 2019, providing engaging methods and materials for developing these skills, which led to the opportunity to become an author for Oxford University Press in 2020.

Richard Smith is an experienced teacher of over 35 years, currently working at Sacred Heart College in Oakleigh. In 2010 Richard was honoured with the HTAV award for Outstanding contribution to the teaching and learning of history and to the HTAV. Richard has served many roles for both the HTA and HTAV, including Treasurer and Vice President.

Katrina Davey is an accomplished VCE History and Geography teacher. She has a passion for developing curriculum and has lead Humanities faculties at numerous Victorian schools. Katrina has shown a strong commitment to the History Teachers' Association of Victoria (HTAV), writing VCE textbooks and examination materials, presenting regularly at conferences and mentoring History teachers. She enjoys contributing to education periodicals and in 2017 led a successful History curriculum project awarded the Victorian State Winner of the Federal Government's Anzac Day School's Award.

Katrina was part of the consultation process for the Australian Curriculum for Geography and strongly advocates the importance of all Humanities disciplines.