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History: NSW Syllabus for the Australian Curriculum Year 9 Digital (interactive and PDF textbook)

History: NSW Syllabus for the Australian Curriculum Year 9 Digital (interactive and PDF textbook)
AUTHOR(S):
Ken Webb ( Contributing Editor )
REGION:
New South Wales
LEVELS:
Year 9
SUBJECT AREA:
History / Australian Curriculum
ISBN:
9781108712309
PUBLICATION DATE:
28/11/2013
Price:   AUD $39.95
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History NSW Syllabus for the Australian Curriculum 9 provides opportunities for in-depth investigations on the making of the modern world.


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 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 making of the modern world (1750–1939)
Industrial Revolution
Movement of peoples
European imperial expansion
Economic, social and political ideas
The inter-war years

DEPTH STUDY 1 MAKING A BETTER WORLD

Chapter 2 The Industrial Revolution (1750–1914)
Causes of the Industrial Revolution: society and
innovation
Population movement and changing settlement
patterns
Living and working conditions in Australia around 1900
Experiences of ordinary men, women and children
Impact of the Industrial Revolution

Chapter 3 Movement of peoples (1750–1901)
Influence of the Industrial Revolution
Experiences of slaves, convicts and free settlers
Changes in the way of life

Chapter 4 Progressive ideas and movements
(1750–1918)
Emergence of key ideas
Reasons for the emergence and development of key
ideas
Egalitarianism: a key progressive idea

DEPTH STUDY 2 AUSTRALIA AND ASIA

Chapter 5 Making a nation
Extension of settlement and contact
Experiences of non-Europeans in Australia prior to the
1900’s
Australian self-government and democracy
Legislation 1901-14

Chapter 6 Asia and the world
China
Japan
India
Indonesia

DEPTH STUDY 3 AUSTRALIAN’S AT WAR: WORLD WARS I AND II (1914-18, 1939-45)

Chapter 7 World War I (1914–18)
Causes of World War I
Where Australians fought and the nature of warfare
War on the home front
War’s end: Impact of the war on the returned soldiers and civilians

Chapter 8 World War II (1939–45)
Theatres of war
Causes and course of World War II: Europe
Key events of World War II in Europe
The Holocaust
Causes and course of World War II: Asia-Pacific
Key events of World War II in Asia-Pacific
Significant event: the bombing of Japan
Experiences of Australians during World War II
Impact of World War II on the Australian homefront

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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.