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History: NSW Syllabus for the Australian Curriculum Year 7 Digital (interactive and PDF textbook)

History: NSW Syllabus for the Australian Curriculum Year 7 Digital (interactive and PDF textbook)
AUTHOR(S):
Ken Webb ( Contributing Editor )
REGION:
New South Wales
LEVELS:
Year 7
SUBJECT AREA:
History / Australian Curriculum
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ISBN:
9781108712255
PUBLICATION DATE:
18/11/2013
Price:   AUD $39.95
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History: NSW Syllabus for the Australian Curriculum Year 7 provides opportunities for in-depth investigations from the time of the earliest human communities to the end of the ancient period.

Features includes:

  • Full curriculum topic coverage - All suggested History for the NSW Syllabus for the Australian Curriculum 'depth study' electives are covered at each year level, including 'Australia in the Vietnam War era', a sample school development topic for Stage 5 Depth Study 6.
  • Highly visual chapter introductions to guide you through the topic ahead, prompt you to think about the relevance of the topic today, and provide Inquiry questions to prepare you for your in-depth investigation
  • A Historical Studies Toolkit introduces each textbook and contains a range of strategies to help students think and read like a historian.
  • Activities and Research tasks to reinforce key concepts, develop skills, and link your studies of history with general learning capabilities and cross-curriculum skills
  • Case studies with focus questions link back to key historical themes to spark student interest and add another layer to their knowledge and understanding.
  • End-of-chapter sections that include Summaries linked to the Inquiry questions, and comprehension and revision questions including multiple-choice, short-answer, source and extended-response.

This series offers a range of print and digital resources that can be combined in a number of ways.

Contributing Editor: Ken Webb

Series Editor: Angela Woollacott

Series Authors: Michael Adcock, Margaret Allen, Helen Butler, Stephen Catton, Christopher Cunneen, Raymond Evans, Jenny Gregory, Alison Mackinnon, Judy McPherson, Richard Malone, Stephanie Price, James St. Julian, Luis Siddall, Robert Skinner, Alan Thomas, Nicholas Vlahogiannis, Andrew Walker.

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The downloadable PDF version of the student text enables students to take notes, highlight key passages, and bookmark pages. It is downloaded from Cambridge GO using the unique 16-character code that is included with the purchase of the Print Textbook and the Interactive Textbook.
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The online version of the student text delivers a host of interactive features to enhance the teaching and learning experience of the student text. It is accessed online through Cambridge GO using a unique 16-character code supplied with the Print Textbook, or available for purchase separately as a digital-only option.

Historical Skills Toolkit
Reading skills
Visual literacy skills
Writing skills
Speaking skills


Chapter 1 Overview: the ancient world
The ‘Out of Africa’ theory
Evidence for the emergence and establishment of
ancient societies
Key features of ancient societies
DEPTH STUDY 1 INVESTIGATING THE ANCIENT PAST

Chapter 2 The ancient past
How historians and archaeologists investigate history
Sources that can be used in an historical investigation
Methods and sources used to investigate a historical
mystery: Myrtis
Nature of the sources for ancient Australia and what
they reveal
Conserving the remains of the past
DEPTH STUDY 2 THE MEDITERRANEAN WORLD


Chapter 3 Ancient Egypt
Physical features and their influence
Role of key groups
Significant beliefs, values and practices
Contacts and conflicts
Role of significant individuals

Chapter 4 Ancient Greece
Physical features and their influence
Role of key groups
Significant beliefs, values and practices
Contacts and conflicts
Role of significant individuals

Chapter 5 Ancient Rome
Physical features and their influence
Role of key groups
Significant beliefs, values and practices
Contacts and conflicts
Role of significant individuals

DEPTH STUDY 3 THE ASIAN WORLD
Chapter 6 Ancient India
Physical features and their influence
Role of key groups
Significant beliefs, values and practices
Contacts and conflicts
Role of significant individuals

Chapter 7 Ancient China
Physical features and their influence
Role of key groups
Significant beliefs, values and practices
Contacts and conflicts
Role of significant individuals

We want to give you the opportunity to view sample pages of our titles so it's easier for you to make decisions.

Written by Australia’s leading history educators to equip enquiring minds with the knowledge and skills needed to illuminate and enrich their understanding of the past.

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Ken Webb ( Contributing Editor )

Ken is a highly experienced teacher of Modern, Ancient, Extension and International Baccalaureate History. He has taught in state schools as well as Pymble Ladies College and Ravenswood School for Girls. Ken is a much published author of Modern, Ancient and Extension History works and frequently lectures and runs workshops with Year 12 and teacher groups in Sydney and regional NSW. In 2012, Ken was a state winner of a National Excellence in Teaching award.

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