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Oxford Big Ideas Humanities (Victorian Curriculum)
Oxford Big Ideas Humanities and Social Sciences (Western Australian Curriculum)
Big Ideas Geography | History (Australian Curriculum)

Your complete Humanities solution

Oxford Big Ideas Humanities provides complete coverage for the Humanities – Geography, History, Economics and Business and Civics and Citizenship – in one easy-to-use package.* Take a semester-based approach or deliver separate year-long courses.

All Oxford Big Ideas Humanities series are supported by award-winning digital resources for Secondary School students and teachers on obook assess, Oxford’s premium digital learning platform.

*Please note: Australian Curriculum Economics and Business and Civics and Citizenship are covered in a separate resource.

What do teachers say about Oxford Big Ideas Humanities?

"The Big Ideas format has improved students engagement with content and improved learning outcomes. An invaluable resource for supporting students with content and engaging activities."

– Samantha Welker, Head of Humanities, Geelong Lutheran College (VIC) on Oxford Big Ideas Humanities 7–10

"The textbook covers all the disciplines in one book, Civics, History, Economics & Geography. The digital teacher and student resources are excellent and widely used."

– Frances Cometti, Melton Secondary College (VIC), on Oxford Big Ideas Humanities 7–10


"A comprehensive text that has allowed for the study of the complete suite of the WA HASS syllabus."

– Head of Humanities & Social Sciences, Fremantle College (WA), on Big Ideas Humanities and Social Sciences WA 7–10


"It has ensured consistency in information across all classes, yet still allows teachers to tailor lessons as they see fit."

– Head of Humanities and Social Sciences, Belridge Secondary College (WA) on Big Ideas Humanities and Social Sciences WA 7–10


Oxford Big Ideas
Humanities

Victorian Curriculum Years 7–10

Oxford Big Ideas Humanities provides complete coverage of all Geography, History, Economics & Business and Civics and Citizenship content in a single learning package (print and digital).

Key features

  • Four books in one – ideal for semester-based courses.
  • Fully revised and updated to meet the requirements of the Victorian Curriculum: Humanities across Years 7–10.
  • Stand-alone skills toolkits cover key concepts and skills from the Victorian Curriculum.
  • Clear instructional language supports student understanding and a wealth of stunning images, illustrations and source materials engage even the most reluctant learners.
  • A range of self-marking quizzes mapped to VCAA content descriptors drive student progress and engagement.
  • All topics are supported by additional worksheets, answers, teacher notes, tests, interactives and videos.

Oxford Big Ideas Humanities 7–10 Victorian Curriculum
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Print student book with digital access
Oxford Big Ideas Humanities 7–10 Victorian Curriculum
Student obook assess
Digital student access
(12 months access)
Oxford Big Ideas Humanities 7–10 Victorian Curriculum
Teacher
obook assess
Digital teacher access

Table of contents:

PART 1: GEOGRAPHY
Concepts and skills: Geography
Chapter 1 The geography toolkit
UNIT 1 Landforms and landscapes
Chapter 2 Water as a resource
Chapter 3 Valuing and managing water
UNIT 2 Place and liveability
Chapter 4 Living in Australia
Chapter 5 Liveable cities
PART 2: HISTORY
Concepts and skills: History
Chapter 6 The history toolkit
UNIT 1 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and cultures
Chapter 7 Introduction to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and cultures
Chapter 8 Ancient Australia
UNIT 2 The European and Mediterranean world
Chapter 9 Introduction to the European and Mediterranean world
Chapter 10 Ancient Egypt
Chapter 11 Ancient Greece
Chapter 12 Ancient Rome
UNIT 3 The Asia–Pacific world
Chapter 12 Introduction to the Asia–Pacific world
Chapter 14 Ancient India [obook only chapter]
Chapter 15 Ancient China
PART 3: ECONOMICS AND BUSINESS
Concepts and skills: Economics and business
Chapter 16 The economics and business toolkit
UNIT 1 Resource allocation and making choices
Chapter 17 Economic choices
UNIT 2 Consumer and financial literacy
Chapter 18 Finance and consumers
PART 4: CIVICS AND CITIZENSHIP
Concepts and skills: Civics and citizenship
Chapter 16 The civics and citizenship toolkit
UNIT 1 Government and democracy
Chapter 20 The identity of a nation
Glossary
Index
PART 1: GEOGRAPHY
Concepts and skills: Geography
Chapter 1 The geography toolkit
UNIT 1 Landforms and landscapes
Chapter 2 The Earth's landscapes and landforms
Chapter 3 Mountain landscapes
Chapter 4 Coastal landscapes
UNIT 2 Changing nations
Chapter 5 Cities and urban life
Chapter 6 Migration
PART 2: HISTORY
Concepts and skills: History
Chapter 7 The history toolkit
UNIT 1 The European and Mediterranean world
Chapter 8 Introduction to the European and Mediterranean world
Chapter 9 The Vikings
Chapter 10 Medieval Europe
Chapter 11 The Ottoman Empire [obook only chapter]
UNIT 2 The Asia-Pacific world
Chapter 12 Introduction to the Asia-Pacific world
Chapter 13 The Khmer Empire [obook only chapter]
Chapter 14 Mongol Expansion
Chapter 15 Japan under the shoguns
Chapter 16 The Polynesian expansion across the Pacific [obook only chapter]
UNIT 3 Expanding contacts: Discovery and exploration
Chapter 17 Introduction to Expanding contacts: Discovery and exploration
Chapter 18 Renaissance Italy [obook only chapter]
Chapter 19 The Spanish conquest of the Americas
PART 3: ECONOMICS AND BUSINESS
Concepts and skills: Economics and business
Chapter 20 The economics and business toolkit
UNIT 1 Resource allocation and making choices
Chapter 21 The world of business
UNIT 2 Consumer and financial literacy
Chapter 22 The world of work
PART 4: CIVICS AND CITIZENSHIP
Concepts and skills: Civics and citizenship
Chapter 23 The civics and citizenship toolkit
UNIT 1 Government and democracy
Chapter 24 Democracy in Australia
Chapter 25 Justice and the law
Glossary
Index
PART 1: GEOGRAPHY
Concepts and skills: Geography
Chapter 1 The geography toolkit
UNIT 1 Biomes and food security
Chapter 2 Growing food
Chapter 3 Food security
UNIT 2 Geographies of interconnection
Chapter 4 An interconnected world
Chapter 5 The effects of global connections
PART 2: HISTORY
Concepts and skills: History
Chapter 6 The history toolkit
UNIT 1 The Industrial Revolution
Chapter 7 Introduction to the Industrial Revolution
Chapter 8 The Industrial Revolution
UNIT 2 Australian and Asia
Chapter 9 Introduction to Australia and Asia
Chapter 10 Australia (1750-1918)
Chapter 11 China (1750–1918) [obook only chapter]
Chapter 12 Japan (1750–1918) [obook only chapter]
Chapter 13 India (1750–1918) [obook only chapter]
UNIT 3 Australia at war (1914-1945)
Chapter 14 Introduction to Australia at war (1914-1918)
Chapter 15 World War 1 (1914-1918)
PART 3: ECONOMICS AND BUSINESS
Concepts and skills: Economics and business
Chapter 16 The economics and business toolkit
UNIT 1 Resource allocation and making choices
Chapter 17 Understanding the economy
UNIT 2 Consumer and financial literacy
Chapter 18 Managing financial risks and rewards
UNIT 3 Work and work futures
Chapter 19 The changing work environment
PART 4: CIVICS AND CITIZENSHIP
Concepts and skills: Civics and citizenship
Chapter 20 The civics and citizenship toolkit
UNIT 1 Government and democracy
Chapter 21 Government, democracy and the citizen
UNIT 2 Laws and citizens
Chapter 22 Australia's legal system
Glossary
Index
PART 1: GEOGRAPHY
Concepts and skills: Geography
Chapter 1 The geography toolkit
UNIT 1 Environmental change and management
Chapter 2 Changing and managing the environment
Chapter 3 Coastal change and management
UNIT 2 Geographies of human wellbeing
Chapter 4 An unequal world
Chapter 5 Inequalities in wellbeing
Chapter 6 Improving wellbeing
PART 2: HISTORY
Concepts and skills: History
Chapter 7 The history toolkit
UNIT 1 Australia at war
Chapter 8 Introduction to Australia at war (1914-1945)
Chapter 9 World War II (1939-1945)
UNIT 2 Rights and freedoms
Chapter 10 Introduction to rights and freedoms
Chapter 11 Rights and freedoms
UNIT 3 The globalising world
Chapter 12 Introduction to the globalising world
Chapter 13 Popular culture [obook only chapter]
Chapter 14 The environment movement [obook only chapter]
Chapter 15 Migration experiences [obook only chapter]
Chapter 16 Political crisis: The Vietnam War
PART 3: ECONOMICS AND BUSINESS
Concepts and skills: Economics and business
Chapter 17 The economics and business toolkit
UNIT 1 Enterprising behaviours and capabilities
Chapter 18 Measuring Australia's economic performance
Chapter 19 Living standards
UNIT 2 Work and work futures
Chapter 20 The business environment
PART 4: CIVICS AND CITIZENSHIP
Concepts and skills: Civics and citizenship
Chapter 21 The civics and citizenship toolkit
UNIT 1 Government and democracy
Chapter 22 Australia's democracy and the global context
UNIT 2 Laws and citizens
Chapter 23 The Australian Constitution and the High Court
Chapter 24 Australia's international legal obligations
Glossary
Index

Oxford Big Ideas
Geography

Victorian Curriculum Years 7–10

Fully revised and updated for the Victorian Curriculum: Geography, Oxford Big Ideas Geography supports an explicit focus on the acquisition of geographical skills and key concepts at each year level.

Key features

  • Chapters structured around key questions from the Victorian Curriculum support an inquiry-based approach to Geography.
  • Graded Check your learning questions and activity blocks support and extend student understanding.
  • Engaging source materials include stunning full-colour maps, photographs, data tables, satellite images, graphs and illustrations.
  • A strong focus on skills acquisition is supported by ‘The geography toolkit’ and Skill drill activities.
  • All topics and options are offered in print and supported by additional worksheets, answers, teacher notes, tests, interactives and videos.
  • Teacher obook assess provides teacher notes, suggested solutions, student worksheets and more.

Oxford Big Ideas Geography 7–10 Victorian Curriculum
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Table of contents:

Concepts and skills: Geography
Chapter 1 The geography toolkit
UNIT 1 Water in the world
Chapter 2 Water as a resource
Chapter 3 Valuing and managing water
UNIT 2 Place and liveability
Chapter 4 Living in Australia
Chapter 5 Liveable cities
Glossary
Index
Concepts and skills: Geography
Chapter 1 The geography toolkit
UNIT 1 Landforms and landscapes
Chapter 2 The Earth's landscapes and landforms
Chapter 3 Mountain landscapes
Chapter 4 Coastal landscapes
UNIT 2 Changing nations
Chapter 5 Cities and urban life
Chapter 6 Migration
Glossary
Index
Concepts and skills: Geography
Chapter 1 The geography toolkit
UNIT 1 Biomes and food security
Chapter 2 Growing food
Chapter 3 Food security
UNIT 2 Geographies of interconnection
Chapter 4 An interconnected world
Chapter 5 The effects of global connections
Glossary
Index
Concepts and skills: Geography
Chapter 1 The geography toolkit
UNIT 1 Environmental change and management
Chapter 2 Changing and managing the environment
Chapter 3 Coastal change and management
UNIT 2 Geographies of human wellbeing
Chapter 4 An unequal world
Chapter 5 Inequalities in wellbeing
Chapter 6 Improving wellbeing
Glossary
Index

Oxford Big Ideas
History

Victorian Curriculum Years 7–10

Fully revised and updated for the Victorian Curriculum: History, Oxford Big Ideas History provides opportunities to discover, explore and connect with the past through engaging, inquiry-based units.

Key features

  • New topics: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples and Cultures (Year 7) and Political Crisis (Year 10).
  • All topics and options are offered in print and supported by additional worksheets, answers, teacher notes, tests, interactives and videos.
  • An explicit focus on the acquisition of historical skills and key concepts at each year level is supported by ‘The history toolkit’.
  • Clear instructional language supports student understanding and a wealth of stunning images, illustrations and source materials engage even the most reluctant learners.
  • A range of self-marking quizzes mapped to VCAA content descriptors drive student progress and engagement.

Oxford Big Ideas History 7–10 Victorian Curriculum
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Table of contents:

Concepts and skills: History
Chapter 1 The history toolkit
UNIT 1 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and cultures
Chapter 2 Introduction to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and cultures
Chapter 3 Ancient Australia
UNIT 2 The European and Mediterranean world
Chapter 4 Introduction to the European and Mediterranean world
Chapter 5 Ancient Egypt
Chapter 6 Ancient Greece
Chapter 7 Ancient Rome
UNIT 3 The Asia–Pacific world
Chapter 8 Introduction to the Asia–Pacific world
Chapter 9 Ancient India [obook only chapter]
Chapter 10 Ancient China
Glossary
Index
Concepts and skills: History
Chapter 1 The history toolkit
UNIT 1 The European and Mediterranean world
Chapter 2 Introduction to the European and Mediterranean world
Chapter 3 The Vikings
Chapter 4 Medieval Europe
Chapter 5 The Ottoman Empire
UNIT 2 The Asia-Pacific world
Chapter 6 Introduction to the Asia-Pacific world
Chapter 7 The Khmer Empire
Chapter 8 Mongol Expansion
Chapter 9 Japan under the shoguns
Chapter 10 The Polynesian expansion across the Pacific
UNIT 3 Expanding contacts: Discovery and exploration
Chapter 11 Introduction to Expanding contacts: Discovery and exploration
Chapter 12 Renaissance Italy
Chapter 13 The Spanish conquest of the Americas
Glossary
Index
Concepts and skills: History
Chapter 1 The history toolkit
UNIT 1 The Industrial Revolution
Chapter 2 Introduction to the Industrial Revolution
Chapter 3 The Industrial Revolution
UNIT 2 Australian and Asia
Chapter 4 Introduction to Australia and Asia
Chapter 5 Australia (1750-1918)
Chapter 6 China (1750–1918)
Chapter 7 Japan (1750–1918)
Chapter 8 India (1750–1918)
UNIT 3 Australia at war (1914-1945)
Chapter 9 Introduction to Australia at war (1914-1918)
Chapter 10 World War 1 (1914-1918)
Glossary
Index
Concepts and skills: History
Chapter 1 The history toolkit
UNIT 1 Australia at war
Chapter 2 Introduction to Australia at war (1914-1945)
Chapter 3 World War II (1939-1945)
UNIT 2 Rights and freedoms
Chapter 4 Introduction to rights and freedoms
Chapter 5 Rights and freedoms
UNIT 3 The globalising world
Chapter 6 Introduction to the globalising world
Chapter 7 Popular culture
Chapter 8 The environment movement
Chapter 9 Migration experiences
Chapter 10 Political crisis: The Vietnam War
Glossary
Index

Oxford Big Ideas Economics and Business | Civics and Citizenship

Victorian Curriculum Years 9 & 10

Provides complete coverage of Years 9 and 10 content from the Victorian Curriculum: Economics and Business and Victorian Curriculum: Civics and Citizenship in one series. Take a semester-based approach or deliver separate electives.

Key features

  • Combines high-interest content with a range of up-to-the-minute case studies designed to be relevant to students’ lives.
  • Clear instructional language supports student understanding and stunning images, illustrations and source materials engage even the most reluctant learners.
  • Offers premium digital resources designed for all classrooms with content and interactive resources designed to work across all devices.
  • Supports student progress and understanding with self-marking online quizzes – choose from hundreds of graded assessment tasks mapped explicitly to the Victorian Curriculum and receive instant feedback on student progress.

Oxford Big Ideas Economics and Business | Civics and Citizenship
Victorian Curriculum 9 & 10

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Oxford Big Ideas Economics and Business | Civics and Citizenship
Victorian Curriculum 9 & 10

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Oxford Big Ideas Economics and Business | Civics and Citizenship
Victorian Curriculum 9 & 10

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Digital teacher access

Table of contents:

PART 1: ECONOMICS AND BUSINESS
Concepts and skills: Economics and business
Chapter 1 The economics and business toolkit
YEAR 9
UNIT 1
Resource allocation and making choices
Chapter 2 Understanding the economy
YEAR 9
UNIT 2
Consumer and financial literacy
Chapter 3 Managing financial risks and rewards
YEAR 9
UNIT 3
Work and work futures
Chapter 4 The changing work environment
YEAR 10
UNIT 1
Enterprising behaviours and capabilities
Chapter 5 Measuring Australia's economic performance
Chapter 6 Living standards
YEAR 10
UNIT 2
Work and work futures
Chapter 7 The business environment
PART 2: CIVICS AND CITIZENSHIP
Concepts and skills: Civics and citizenship
Chapter 8 The civics and citizenship toolkit
YEAR 9
UNIT 1
Government and democracy
Chapter 9 Government, democracy and the citizen
YEAR 9
UNIT 2
Laws and citizens
Chapter 10 Australia's legal system
YEAR 10
UNIT 1
Government and democracy
Chapter 11 Australia's democracy and the global context
YEAR 10
UNIT 2
Laws and citizens
Chapter 12 The Australian Constitution and the High Court
Chapter 13 Australia's international legal obligations
Glossary
Index

Oxford Big Ideas Humanities and Social Sciences

Western Australian Curriculum Years 7–10

Provides complete coverage for the Humanities – Geography, History, Economics & Business and Civics & Citizenship – in one easy-to-use package (print and digital). Take a semester-based approach or deliver separate year-long courses.

Key features

  • Four books in one – ideal for semester-based courses.
  • Fully revised and updated to meet the requirements of the Western Australian Curriculum: Humanities across Years 7–10.
  • Stand-alone skills toolkits cover key concepts and skills from the Western Australian Curriculum.
  • All topics are supported by additional worksheets, answers, teacher notes, tests, interactives and videos.
  • Clear instructional language supports student understanding and a wealth of stunning images, illustrations and source materials engage even the most reluctant learners.
  • A range of self-marking quizzes mapped to SCSA content descriptors are offered FREE through obook assess.

Oxford Big Ideas Humanities and Social Sciences 7–10 WA Curriculum
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Oxford Big Ideas Humanities and Social Sciences 7–10 WA Curriculum
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Teacher obook assess
Digital teacher access

Table of contents:

PART 1: GEOGRAPHY
Concepts and skills: Geography
Chapter 1 The geography toolkit
Water in the world
Chapter 2 Water in the world
Place and liveability
Chapter 3 Liveable cities
Chapter 4 Living in Australia
PART 2: HISTORY
Concepts and skills: History
Chapter 5 The history toolkit
The ancient world
Chapter 6 The ancient world
Depth Study 1 Investigating one ancient society
Chapter 8 Ancient Egypt
Chapter 9 Ancient Greece
Chapter 10 Ancient Rome
Chapter 11 Ancient India [obook only chapter]
Chapter 12 Ancient China
PART 3: ECONOMICS AND BUSINESS
Concepts and skills: Economics and business
Chapter 13 The economics and business toolkit
Producing and consuming
Chapter 14 Economic choices
Chapter 15 Innovation and entrepreneurship
PART 4: CIVICS AND CITIZENSHIP
Concepts and skills: Civics and citizenship
Chapter 16 The civics and citizenship toolkit
Designing our political and legal system
Chapter 17 Designing our political and legal system
Glossary
Index
PART 1: GEOGRAPHY
Concepts and skills: Geography
Chapter 1 The geography toolkit
Landforms and landscapes
Chapter 2 Landforms and landscapes
Chapter 3 Mountain landscapes
Chapter 4 Coastal landscapes
Changing nations
Chapter 5 Life in different cities
Chapter 6 Migration
PART 2: HISTORY
Concepts and skills: History
Chapter 7 The history toolkit
Chapter 8 The ancient to the modern world
Depth Study 1 Investigating medieval Europe
Chapter 9 Medieval Europe
Depth study 2 Investigating the Black Death in Asia, Europe and Africa
Chapter 10 The Black Death in Asia, Europe and Africa
PART 3: ECONOMICS AND BUSINESS
Concepts and skills: Economics and business
Chapter 11 The economics and business toolkit
Participation and influences in the marketplace
Chapter 12 The Australian marketplace
Chapter 13 Consumers and businesses
PART 4: CIVICS AND CITIZENSHIP
Concepts and skills: Civics and citizenship
Chapter 14 The civics and citizenship toolkit
Democracy and law in action
Chapter 15 Democracy in action
Chapter 16 Law in action
Glossary
Index
PART 1: GEOGRAPHY
Concepts and skills: Geography
Chapter 1 The geography toolkit
Biomes and food security
Chapter 2 Growing food
Chapter 3 Food security
Geographies of interconnection
Chapter 4 An interconnected world
Chapter 5 The effects of global connections
PART 2: HISTORY
Concepts and skills: History
Chapter 6 The history toolkit
Overview
Chapter 7 The making of the modern world
Depth study 1 Investigating the Industrial Revolution
Chapter 8 The Industrial Revolution
Depth study 2 Investigating World War 1
Chapter 9 World War 1 (1914–1918)
PART 3: ECONOMICS AND BUSINESS
Concepts and skills: Economics and business
Chapter 10 The economics and business toolkit
Australia and the global economy
Chapter 11 Understanding the economy
Chapter 12 Managing financial risks and rewards
Chapter 13 The changing work environment
PART 4: CIVICS AND CITIZENSHIP
Concepts and skills: Civics and citizenship
Chapter 14 The civics and citizenship toolkit
Our democratic rights
Chapter 15 Government, democracy and the citizen
Chapter 16 Australia's legal system
Glossary
Index
PART 1: GEOGRAPHY
Concepts and skills: Geography
Chapter 1 The geography toolkit
Environmental change and management
Chapter 2 Changing and managing the environment
Chapter 3 Coastal change and management
Geographies of human wellbeing
Chapter 4 An unequal world
Chapter 5 Inequalities in human wellbeing
Chapter 6 Improving wellbeing
PART 2: HISTORY
Concepts and skills: History
Chapter 7 The history toolkit
Overview
Chapter 8 The modern world and Australia
Depth study 1 Investigating World War II (1939–1945)
Chapter 9 World War II
Depth study 2 Investigating rights and freedoms (1945–the present)
Chapter 10 Rights and freedoms
PART 3: ECONOMICS AND BUSINESS
Concepts and skills: Economics and business
Chapter 11 The economics and business toolkit
Economic performance and living standards
Chapter 12 Measuring Australia's economic performance
Chapter 13 Living standards
PART 4: CIVICS AND CITIZENSHIP
Concepts and skills: Civics and citizenship
Chapter 14 The civics and citizenship toolkit
Justice at home and overseas
Chapter 15 Australia's democracy and the global context
Chapter 16 The Australian Constitution and the High Court
Chapter 17 Australia's international legal obligations
Glossary
Index

Oxford Big Ideas
Geography | History

Australian Curriculum Years 7–10

Provides complete coverage of the Australian Curriculum: Geography and Australian Curriculum: History in one series with an explicit focus on the acquisition of Humanities skills and key concepts at each year level.

Key features

  • 2014 EPAA award-winning series: Best Student Resource – Junior.
  • Fully revised and updated to meet the requirements of the Australian Curriculum.
  • Provides complete coverage of all content in a single learning package (print and digital).
  • Stand-alone skills toolkits cover key concepts and skills from the Australian Curriculum.
  • All topics are supported by additional worksheets, answers, teacher notes, tests, interactives and videos.
  • Clear instructional language supports student understanding and a wealth of stunning images, illustrations and source materials engage even the most reluctant learners.

Oxford Big Ideas Geography | History 7–10 Australian Curriculum
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Table of contents:

PART 1: GEOGRAPHY
Concepts and skills: The geographer's toolkit
UNIT 1 Water in the world
Chapter 1 Water as a resource
Chapter 2 Valuing and managing water
UNIT 2 Place and liveability
Chapter 3 Living in Australia
Chapter 4 Liveable cities
PART 2: HISTORY
Concepts and skills: The historian's toolkit
Overview 1 Investigating the ancient past
Depth study 1 Investigating the ancient past
Chapter 5 Investigating the ancient past
Overview 2 The Mediterranean world
Depth study 2 The Mediterranean world
Chapter 6 Ancient Egypt
Chapter 7 Ancient Greece
Chapter 8 Ancient Rome
Overview 3 The Asian world
Depth study 3 The Asian world
Ancient India [obook only chapter]
Chapter 9 Ancient China
Glossary
Index
PART 1: GEOGRAPHY
Concepts and skills: The geographer’s toolkit
UNIT 1 Landforms and landscapes
Chapter 1 Landforms and landscapes
Chapter 2 Mountain landscapes
Chapter 3 Coastal landscapes
UNIT 1 Changing nations
Chapter 4 Life in different cities
Chapter 5 Migration
PART 2: HISTORY
Concepts and skills: The historian’s toolkit
Overview 1 The Western and Islamic world
Depth Study 1 The Western and Islamic world
The Ottoman Empire [obook only chapter]
Renaissance Italy [obook only chapter]
Chapter 6 The Vikings
Chapter 7 Medieval Europe
Overview 2 The Asia–Pacific world
Depth Study 2 The Asia–Pacific world
Chapter 8 The Khmer Empire
Chapter 9 Japan under the shoguns
Polynesian expansion across the Pacific [obook only chapter]
Overview 3 Expanding contacts
Depth Study 3 Expanding contacts
Chapter 10 Mongol expansion
Chapter 11 The Black Death in Asia, Europe and Africa
Spanish conquest of the Americas [ obook only chapter]
Glossary
Index
PART 1: GEOGRAPHY
Concepts and skills: The geographer’s toolkit
UNIT 1 Biomes and food security
Chapter 1 Growing food
Chapter 2 Food security: Feeding a hungry world
UNIT 2 Geographies of interconnections
Chapter 3 Connecting people and places
Chapter 4 The effects of global connections
PART 2: HISTORY
Concepts and skills: The historian’s toolkit
Overview 1 The making of the modern world
Making a better world?
Depth study 1 Making a better world
Progressive ideas and movements [obook only chapter]
Chapter 5 The Industrial Revolution
Chapter 6 Movement of peoples
Overview 2 Australia and Asia
Depth study 2 Australia and Asia
Asia and the world [obook only chapter]
China [obook only chapter]
Japan [obook only chapter]
India [obook only chapter]
Chapter 7 Making a nation
Overview 3 World War I
Depth study 3 World War I
Chapter 8 World War I
Glossary
Index
PART 1: GEOGRAPHY
Concepts and skills: The geographer’s toolkit
UNIT 1 Environmental change and management
Chapter 1 Changing and managing the environment
Chapter 2 Coastal change and management
UNIT 2 Geographies of human wellbeing
Chapter 3 An unequal world
Chapter 4 Inequalities in wellbeing
Chapter 5 Improving human wellbeing
PART 2: HISTORY
Concepts and skills: The historian’s toolkit
Overview 1 World War II
Depth study 1 World War II
Chapter 6 World War II
Overview 2 Rights and freedoms
Depth study 2 Rights and freedoms
Chapter 7 Rights and freedoms
Overview 3 The globalising world
Depth study 3 The globalising world
Chapter 8 Popular culture
Chapter 9 Migration experiences
The environment movement [obook only chapter]
Glossary
Index

Oxford Big Ideas
Geography

Australian Curriculum Years 7–10

Provides complete coverage of the Australian Curriculum: Geography across a range of print, digital, and blended resources with an explicit focus on the acquisition of geographical skills and key concepts at each year level.

Key features

  • Fully revised and updated to meet the requirements of the Australian Curriculum: Geography 7–10.
  • Explicitly integrates content and skills from both strands of the Australian Curriculum: Geography.
  • All topics and options are offered in print and supported by additional worksheets, answers, teacher notes, tests, interactives and videos.
  • Learning is centred around meaningful inquiry-based units of work.
  • An explicit focus on the acquisition of geographical skills and key concepts at each year level is supported by ‘The geography toolkit’.
  • Clear instructional language supports student understanding and stunning images, illustrations and source materials engage even the most reluctant learners.

Oxford Big Ideas Geography 7–10 Australian Curriculum
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Oxford Big Ideas Geography 7–10 Australian Curriculum
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Table of contents:

Concepts and skills: The geographer's toolkit
UNIT 1 Water in the world
Chapter 1 Water as a resource
Chapter 2 Valuing and managing water
UNIT 2 Place and liveability
Chapter 3 Living in Australia
Chapter 4 Liveable cities
Glossary
Index
Concepts and skills: The geographer's toolkit
UNIT 1 Landforms and landscapes
Chapter 1 Landforms and landscapes
Chapter 2 Mountain landscapes
Chapter 3 Coastal landscapes
UNIT 2 Changing nations
Chapter 4 Life in different cities
Chapter 5 Migration
Glossary
Index
Concepts and skills: The geographer's toolkit
UNIT 1 Biomes and food security
Chapter 1 Growing food
Chapter 2 Food security: Feeding a hungry world
UNIT 2 Geographies of interconnections
Chapter 3 Connecting people and places
Chapter 4 The effects of global connections
Glossary
Index
Concepts and skills: The geographer's toolkit
UNIT 1 Environmental change and management
Chapter 1 Changing and managing the environment
Chapter 2 Coastal change and management
UNIT 2 Geographies of human wellbeing
Chapter 3 An unequal world
Chapter 4 Inequalities in wellbeing
Chapter 5 Improving human wellbeing
Glossary
Index

Oxford Big Ideas
History

Australian Curriculum Years 7–10

Provides complete coverage of the Australian Curriculum: History with an explicit focus on the acquisition of historical skills and key concepts at each year level.

Key features

  • 2012 EPAA award-winning series: Book of the year
  • Fully revised and updated to meet the requirements of the Australian Curriculum: History 7–10.
  • All topics and options are offered in print and supported by additional worksheets, answers, teacher notes, tests, interactives and videos.
  • Learning is centred around meaningful inquiry-based units of work.
  • Stand-alone skills toolkits cover key concepts from the Australian Curriculum.
  • Clear instructional language is supported throughout by stunning images, illustrations and source materials.
  • A range of self-marking quizzes mapped to Australian Curriculum content descriptors drive student progress and engagement.

Oxford Big Ideas History 7–10 Australian Curriculum
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Oxford Big Ideas History 7–10 Australian Curriculum
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Table of contents:

Overview
Chapter 1 The ancient world: An overview
Chapter 2 Investigating the ancient past
The Mediterranean world
Chapter 3 Ancient Egypt
Chapter 4 Ancient Greece
Chapter 5 Ancient Rome
The Asian world
Chapter 6 Ancient China
Ancient India [obook only chapter]
Glossary
Index
Overview
Chapter 1 The ancient to the modern world: an overview
Depth Studies
The Western and Islamic world
The Ottoman Empire [obook only chapter]
Renaissance Italy [obook only chapter]
The Asia–Pacific world
Chapter 4 The Khmer Empire
Chapter 5 Japan under the shoguns
The Polynesian expansion across the Pacific [obook only chapter]
Expanding contacts
Chapter 6 Mongol Expansion
Chapter 7 The Black Death in Asia, Europe and Africa
Chapter 10 The Spanish conquest of the Americas [obook only chapter]
Glossary
Index
Overview
Chapter 1 The making of the modern world: an overview
Depth studies
Introduction to the Industrial Revolution
Making a better world?
Progressive ideas and movements [obook only chapter]
Chapter 2 The Industrial Revolution
Chapter 3 Movement of peoples
Australia and Asia
Asia and the World
China [obook only chapter]
Japan [obook only chapter]
India [obook only chapter]
Chapter 4 Making a nation
World War I
Chapter 5 World War I
Glossary
Index
Overview
Chapter 1 The modern world and Australia: an overview
Depth studies
World War II
Chapter 2 World War II (1939–1945)
Rights and freedoms
Chapter 3 Rights and freedoms (1945–the present)
The globalising world
Chapter 4 Popular culture (1945–the present)
The environment movement [obook only chapter]
Chapter 5 Migration experiences (1945–the present)
Glossary
Index

Oxford Big Ideas Economics and Business | Civics and Citizenship

Australian Curriculum Years 9 & 10

Provides Complete coverage of Years 9 and 10 content from the Australian Curriculum: Economics and Business and Australian Curriculum: Civics and Citizenship in one series. Take a semester-based approach or deliver separate electives.

Key features

  • Combines high-interest content with a range of up-to-the-minute case studies designed to be relevant to students’ lives.
  • Offers premium digital resources designed for all classrooms with content and interactive resources designed to work across all devices.
  • Supports student progress and understanding with self-marketing online quizzes – choose from hundreds of graded assessment tasks mapped explicitly to the Australian Curriculum and receive instant feedback on student progress.
  • Clear instructional language supports student understanding and stunning images, illustrations and source materials engage even the most reluctant learners.

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Table of contents:

PART 1: ECONOMICS AND BUSINESS
Concepts and skills: Economics and business
Chapter 1 The economics and business toolkit
YEAR 9
UNIT 1
Economics and business knowledge and understanding
Chapter 2 Understanding the economy
YEAR 9
UNIT 2
Consumer and financial literacy
Chapter 3 Managing financial risks and rewards
YEAR 9
UNIT 3
Work and work futures
Chapter 4 The changing work environment
YEAR 10
UNIT 1
Enterprising behaviours and capabilities
Chapter 5 Measuring Australia's economic performance
Chapter 6 Living standards
YEAR 10
UNIT 2
Work and work futures
Chapter 7 The business environment
PART 2: CIVICS AND CITIZENSHIP
Concepts and skills: Civics and citizenship
Chapter 8 The civics and citizenship toolkit
YEAR 9
UNIT 1
Government and democracy
Chapter 9 Government, democracy and the citizen
YEAR 9
UNIT 2
Laws and citizens
Chapter 10 Australia's legal system
YEAR 9
UNIT 3
Citizenship, diversity and identity
Chapter 11 Diversity and Identity in Australia
YEAR 10
UNIT 1
Government and democracy
Chapter 12 Australia's democracy and the global context
YEAR 10
UNIT 2
Laws and citizens
Chapter 13 The Australian Constitution and the High Court
YEAR 10
UNIT 3
Citizenship, diversity and identity
Chapter 14 Threats to Australia's democracy
Glossary
Index

Oxford Atlas for Australian Schools

Years 7–10

Oxford Atlas for Australian Schools helps teachers implement Years 7–10 Geography curricula across Australia. An array of innovative features makes it easy to find relevant and engaging content across a wide range of material.

Key features

  • Contains over 160 pages of content.
  • Topics are organised by year level and unit to support all courses and provide targeted learning opportunities.
  • All concepts and skills are covered in detail and supported by a range of engaging activities that build student understanding.
  • Comprehensive reference sections provide detailed maps of all Australian states and territories as well as maps of all world regions.
  • Stunning photography and illustrations engage students and support deep inquiry.
  • Teachers can add notes, drop pins or draw freehand markups on more than 250 interactive maps. Teachers can also share notes with the class by customising assignments and homework tasks or sending via email.
  • A completely updated world statistics database allows students to easily compare key statistics across countries and export data directly to Excel.

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Oxford Big Ideas Humanities 7 Victorian Curriculum +
Oxford Atlas for Australian Schools

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Engaging resources for students of all abilities

Focus on inquiry and engagement

Each chapter is structured around key inquiry questions from the curriculum, supporting students and teachers as they adopt an inquiry-based approach to the key learning areas in the Humanities.

Engaging source materials and supporting activities throughout simplify difficult concepts and engage reluctant learners.

Master concepts,
build skills

Stand-alone reference ‘toolkits’ provide complete coverage of all concepts and skills, which are also integrated throughout the text so that students can see them in context.

Experience
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digital support

obook provides a fully interactive digital version of the Student book with note-taking, highlighting and dictionary support included.

Every obook contains links to additional resources, such as videos, interactive modules and worksheets.

Customise your approach to planning and assessment

Plan with confidence

Lesson-by-lesson teaching programs feature suggested timeframes, teaching strategies, additional activities, assessment ideas, weblinks and differentiation strategies.

Answers to all student book questions, activities and worksheets are also available on Teacher obook assess, along with fully-editable chapter tests that enable you to customise assessment to the needs of your classroom.

Assign work and monitor student progress

Set up classes, assign work electronically, track student progress and manage results and assessment online via Teacher obook assess.

Free taster courses

Empower your Year 10 students to make informed subject selections for the following year by giving them a taste of senior Accounting, Business Management, Economics and Legal Studies courses.

Oxford Taster Courses are available free of charge to schools booklisting Big Ideas Humanities 10 (VIC & WA), Big Ideas Geography | History 10 (AC) and
Big Ideas Economics & Business | Civics & Citizenship 9 & 10 (VIC & AC).

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