Oxford Big Ideas History 7 Australian Curriculum Student book + obook assess

Student book + 12-month student digital licence

Maggy Saldais, Tony Taylor, Carmel Young

Oxford Big Ideas History 7 Australian Curriculum Student book + obook assess

Student book + 12-month student digital licence

Maggy Saldais, Tony Taylor, Carmel Young

ISBN:

9780195577112

Binding:

Paperback + obook

Published:

4 Oct 2011

Availability:

696

Series:

Oxford Big Ideas History

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Description

The exciting Oxford Big Ideas History Australian Curriculum series will motivate and engage students. Its wide range of activities and sources will allow students to be successful in the history classroom and support their independent study.

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 interactive timelines, interactives such as ‘drag & drop’ and ‘hot zones’, videos, virtual site studies.

Contents

Big Ideas History 7: Australian Curriculum

Overview


1.0 The ancient world: An overview

1.1 What is the 'out of Africa' theory?
1.2 How did ancient societies develop?
1.3 What were the key features of ancient societies?
1.4 What are the legacies of ancient societies?

Depth Studies
2.0 Investigating the ancient past?
2.1 How is history investigated?
2.2 What sources are used in a historical investigation?
2.3 What methods are used to investigate the past?
2.4 Why is conservation important?

The Mediterranean world

3.0 Ancient Egypt

3.1 How do geographical features influence human settlements?
3.2 What shaped the role of key groups in ancient societies?
3.3 How do beliefs, values and practices influence lifestyle?
3.4 How do contacts and conflicts change societies?

4.0 Ancient Greece

4.1 How do geographical features influence human settlements?
4.2 What shaped the roles of key groups in ancient societies?
4.3 How do beliefs, values and practices influence lifestyle?
4.5 How do contacts and conflicts change societies?

5.0 Ancient Rome
5.1 How do geographical features influence human settlements?
5.2 What shaped the roles of key groups in ancient societies?
5.3 How do beliefs, values and practices influence lifestyle?
5.4 How do contacts and conflicts change societies?

The Asian world

Ancient India [obook only chapter]

1 How do geographical features influence human settlements?
2 What shaped the roles of key groups in ancient societies?
3 How do beliefs, values and practices influence lifestyle?
4 How do contacts and conflicts change societies?

6.0 Ancient China

6.1 How do geographical features influence human settlements?
6.2 What shapes the roles of key groups in ancient societies?
6.3 How do beliefs, values and practices influence lifestyle?
6.4 How do contacts and conflicts change societies?

*assess is available for selected chapters (not available for obook only chapters).

Authors

Maggy Saldais has been actively involved in a range of successful education publishing programs over the last 10 years.

Associate Professor Tony Taylor has played a pivotal role in the shaping of history education in Australia. In 1999 he was appointed Director of the Australian Government’s National Inquiry into the Teaching and Learning of History and, from 2001–2006, he was Director of the Australian Government’s National Centre for History Education. Recently, Tony has been involved in the development of the Australian Curriculum for History.

Dr Carmel Young is a History consultant with Oxford and has taught History Curriculum and Methods at the University of Sydney. With Tony Taylor, she wrote History: A guide to the teaching and learning of history in Australian schools.

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