Oxford Big Ideas Geography/History 7 Australian Curriculum Student obook assess

Student digital licence: 12 months

Mark Easton, Maggy Saldais

Oxford Big Ideas Geography/History 7 Australian Curriculum Student obook assess

Student digital licence: 12 months

Mark Easton, Maggy Saldais

ISBN:

9780195526455

Binding:

obook code (digital)

Published:

1 Nov 2012

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Available

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Oxford Big Ideas Geography/History

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Description

This title is a real-time online purchase. You will be emailed an activation code on purchase, not mailed a physical product. 

The obook is a cloud-based web-book available anywhere, anytime, on any device, navigated by topic or by ‘page view’. assess is an indispensable online assessment tool, explicitly mapped to the Australian Curriculum that drives student progress through tailored instruction. As well as containing the student text and study tools, this obook offers virtual case studies including interactive maps, videos and other interactives.

Oxford Big Ideas Geography | History Australian Curriculum
provides complete coverage of Australian Curriculum: Geography and Australian Curriculum: History across Years 7 to 10.

Each level is packaged in a way that:

  • supports the full delivery of all course content within the available class time
  • enables teachers to adopt a semesterised approach or deliver discrete year-long courses
  • provides interim Civics & Citizenship and Commerce units for schools (in digital format only), until final ACARA syllabus is released.

Contents

Using Oxford Big Ideas Geography│History
Australian Curriculum: Geography 7 – Scope and sequence
Australian Curriculum: History 7 – Scope and sequence

GEOGRAPHY

The geographer’s toolkit
Concepts for geographical understanding

  • Place
  • Space
  • Environment
  • Interconnection
  • Sustainability
  • Scale
  • Change

Geographical inquiry and skills

  • Observing, questioning and planning
  • Collecting, recording, evaluating and representing
  • Analysing and concluding
  • Communicating
  • Reflecting and responding

Fieldwork in geography

UNIT 1 Water in the world
Chapter 1 Water as a resource
1.1 What are environmental resources?
1.2 Where is water found?
1.3 How is water used?

Chapter 2 Managing water
2.1 Why is water a difficult resource to manage?
2.2 How can we use water more sustainably?
2.3 How do people respond to floods?

UNIT 2 Places are for living in
Chapter 3 Where people live
3.1 What are local communities like?
3.2 Where do Australians live?
3.3 Why do people move?

Chapter 4 Liveable places
4.1 What makes a place liveable?
4.2 Where are the world's most liveable cities?
4.3 How can we make places more liveable?

HISTORY

The historian’s toolkit
Concepts for historical understanding

  • Evidence
  • Continuity and change
  • Cause and effect
  • Perspectives
  • Empathy
  • Significance
  • Contestability

Historical inquiry and skills

  • Chronology, terms and concepts
  • Historical questions and research
  • Analysis and use of sources
  • Perspectives and interpretations
  • Explanation and communication

Overview A
Why and where did the earliest civilizations develop?

Overview B
How do we know about the ancient past?

DEPTH STUDY 1 Investigating the ancient past
Chapter 5 Investigating the ancient past
5.1 How do historians investigate the past?
5.2 What methods are used to investigate the past?
5.3 Why is historical conservation important?

Overview C
What emerged as the defining characteristics of ancient societies?
What have been the legacies of ancient societies?

DEPTH STUDY 2 The Mediterranean world
Chapter 6 Ancient Egypt
Ancient Egypt: a timeline
6.1 How did geographical features in ancient Egypt influence human settlements?
6.2 What shaped the roles of key groups in ancient Egypt?
6.3 How did beliefs, values and practices influence lifestyle in ancient Egypt?
6.4 How did contacts and conflicts change ancient Egyptian society?

Chapter 8 Ancient Greece
Ancient Greece: a timeline
7.1 How did geographical features in ancient Greece influence human settlements?
7.2 What shaped the roles of key groups in ancient Greece?
7.3 How did beliefs, values and practices influence lifestyle in ancient Greece?
7.4 How did contacts and conflicts change ancient Greek societies?

Chapter 8 Ancient Rome
Ancient Rome: a timeline
8.1 How did geographical features in ancient Rome influence human settlements?
8.2 What shaped the roles of key groups in ancient Rome?
8.3 How did beliefs, values and practices influence lifestyle in ancient Rome?
8.4 How do contacts and conflicts change ancient Roman society?

Overview D
What emerged as the defining characteristics of ancient societies?
What have been the legacies of ancient societies?

DEPTH STUDY 3 The Asian world
o Ancient India
Ancient India: a timeline
1 How did geographical features in ancient India influence human settlements?
2 What shaped the roles of key groups in ancient India?
3 How did beliefs, values and practices influence lifestyle in ancient India?
4 How did contacts and conflicts change ancient Indian society?

Chapter 9 Ancient China
Ancient China: a timeline
9.1 How did geographical features in ancient China influence human settlements?
9.2 What shaped the roles of key groups in ancient China?
9.3 How did beliefs, values and practices influence lifestyle in ancient China?
9.4 How did contacts and conflicts change ancient Chinese society?

Authors

Mark Easton is a full-time teacher at Saint Margaret’s School in Berwick. He has taught Geography, History and English for over twenty years and has contributed to many school textbooks and atlases.

Maggy Saldais
brings fifteen years’ experience in educational publishing to her role as a History author. Maggy has a strong academic background in the discipline of History and a long-held commitment to engaging middle-years students in learning and discovery in her field of expertise.