Humanities

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Oxford Big Ideas Humanities Victorian Curriculum

Oxford Big Ideas Humanities and Social Sciences Western Australian Curriculum

Oxford Big Ideas Humanities Victorian Curriculum


Year 7 Student book
Chapter 1 Geography toolkit
Chapter 2 Water as a resource
Chapter 3 Valuing and managing water
Chapter 4 Living in Australia
Chapter 5 Liveable cities
Chapter 6 History toolkit
Chapter 7 Introduction to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and cultures
Chapter 8 Ancient Australia
Chapter 9 Introduction to the European and Mediterranean world
Chapter 10 Ancient Egypt
Chapter 11 Ancient Greece
Chapter 12 Ancient Rome
Chapter 13 Introduction to the Asia–Pacific world
Chapter 14 Ancient India (obook only)
Chapter 15 Ancient China
Chapter 16 Economics and business toolkit
Chapter 17 Economic choices
Chapter 18 Savvy consumers
Chapter 19 Civics and citizenship toolkit
Chapter 20 The identity of a nation

Year 8 Student book
Chapter 1 Geography toolkit
Chapter 2 The Earth’s landscapes and landforms
Chapter 3 Mountain landscapes
Chapter 4 Coastal landscapes
Chapter 5 Cities and urban life
Chapter 6 Migration
Chapter 7 History toolkit
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 12 Introduction to the Asia–Pacific world
Chapter 13 The Khmer Empire (obook only)
Chapter 14 Mongol expansion (obook only)
Chapter 15 Japan under the shoguns
Chapter 16 The Polynesian expansion across the Pacific (obook only)
Chapter 17 Introduction to Expanding contacts: Discovery and exploration
Chapter 18 Renaissance Italy (obook only)
Chapter 19 The Spanish conquest of the Americas
Chapter 20 Economics and business toolkit
Chapter 21 The world of business
Chapter 22 The world of work
Chapter 23 Civics and citizenship toolkit
Chapter 24 Democracy in Australia
Chapter 25 Justice and law

Year 9 Student book
Chapter 1 Geography toolkit
Chapter 2 Growing food
Chapter 3 Food security: Feeding a hungry world
Chapter 4 An interconnected world
Chapter 5 The effects of global connections
Chapter 6 History toolkit
Chapter 7 Introduction to the Industrial Revolution
Chapter 8 The Industrial Revolution
Chapter 9 Introduction to Australia and Asia
Chapter 10 Australia (1750–1918)
Chapter 11 China (1750–1918) (obook only)
Chapter 12 Japan (1750–1918) (obook only)
Chapter 13 India (1750–1918) (obook only) - coming soon!
Chapter 14 Introduction to Australia at war
Chapter 15 World War I (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

Year 10 Student book
Chapter 1 Geography toolkit
Chapter 2 Changing and managing the environment
Chapter 3 Coastal change and management
Chapter 4 An unequal world
Chapter 5 Inequalities in wellbeing
Chapter 6 Improving human wellbeing
Chapter 7 History toolkit
Chapter 8 Introduction to Australia at war (1914-1945)
Chapter 9 World War II (1936-1945)
Chapter 10 Introduction to Rights and freedoms
Chapter 11 Rights and freedoms
Chapter 12 Introduction to the globalising world
Chapter 13 Popular culture (obook only)
Chapter 14 The environment movement (obook only)
Chapter 15 Migration experiences
Chapter 16 Political crisis (obook only)
Chapter 17 The economics and business toolkit
Chapter 18 Measuring Australia’s economic performance
Chapter 19 Living standards
Chapter 20 The business environment
Chapter 21 The civics and citizenship toolkit
Chapter 22 Australia's democracy and the global context
Chapter 23 The Australian Constitution and the High Court
Chapter 24 Australia's international legal obligations

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Oxford Big Ideas Humanities and Social Sciences Western Australian Curriculum


Year 7 Student book
Chapter 1 Geography toolkit
Chapter 2 Water in the world
Chapter 3 Liveable cities
Chapter 4 Living in Australia
Chapter 5 History toolkit
Chapter 6 The ancient world (Egypt, Greece, Rome, India, China)
Chapter 7 Investigating the ancient past
Chapter 8 Ancient Egypt
Chapter 9 Ancient Greece
Chapter 10 Ancient Rome
Chapter 11 Ancient India (obook only)
Chapter 12 Ancient China
Chapter 13 Economics and business toolkit
Chapter 14 Economic choices
Chapter 15 Innovation and entrepreneurship
Chapter 16 Civics and citizenship toolkit
Chapter 17 Designing our political and legal system

Year 8 Student book
Chapter 1 Geography toolkit
Chapter 2 Landforms and landscapes
Chapter 3 Mountain landscapes
Chapter 4 Coastal landscapes
Chapter 5 Life in different cities
Chapter 6 Migration
Chapter 7 History toolkit
Chapter 8 The ancient to the modern world
Chapter 9 Medieval Europe
Chapter 10 The Black Death
Chapter 11 Economics and business toolkit
Chapter 12 The Australian marketplace
Chapter 13 Consumers and businesses
Chapter 14 Civics and citizenship toolkit
Chapter 15 Democracy in action
Chapter 16 Law in action

Year 9 Student book
Chapter 1 Geography toolkit
Chapter 2 Growing food
Chapter 3 Food security: Feeding a hungry world
Chapter 4 Connecting people and places
Chapter 5 The effects of global connections
Chapter 6 History toolkit
Chapter 7 The making of the modern world
Chapter 8 The Industrial Revolution
Chapter 9 World War I (1914–1918)
Chapter 10 The economics and business toolkit
Chapter 11 Understanding the economy
Chapter 12 Managing financial risks and rewards
Chapter 13 The changing work environment
Chapter 14 The civics and citizenship toolkit
Chapter 15 Government, democracy and the citizen
Chapter 16 Australia’s legal system

Year 10 Student book
Chapter 1 Geography toolkit
Chapter 2 Changing and managing the environment
Chapter 3 Coastal change and management
Chapter 4 An unequal world
Chapter 5 Inequalities in wellbeing
Chapter 6 Improving human wellbeing
Chapter 7 History toolkit
Chapter 8 The modern world and Australia
Chapter 9 World War II (1936–1945)
Chapter 10 Rights and freedoms
Chapter 11 The economics and business toolkit
Chapter 12 Measuring Australia’s economic performance
Chapter 13 Living standards
Chapter 14 The civics and citizenship toolkit
Chapter 15 Australia's democracy and the global context
Chapter 16 The Australian constitution and the High Court
Chapter 17 Australia's global role and international obligations

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