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History: NSW Syllabus for the Australian Curriculum Year 7

 

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History: NSW Syllabus for the Australian Curriculum - Stages 4&5 has been 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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PDF Textbook chapters

  • Preliminary pages [PDF 5.4Mb]

  • Historical skills toolkit [PDF 522Kb]

  • Chapter 1 Overview: the ancient world [PDF 5.4Mb]

  • Chapter 2 The ancient past [PDF 17Mb]

  • Chapter 3 Ancient Egypt [PDF 17.3Mb]

  • Chapter 4 Ancient Greece [PDF 14.9Mb]

  • Chapter 5 Ancient Rome [PDF 13.2Mb]

  • Chapter 6 Ancient India [PDF 13.4Mb]

  • Chapter 7 Ancient China [PDF 15.2Mb]

  • Glossary and Index [135Kb]

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    PDFs updated October 13th, 2014

     

    Electronic Workbook chapters

    • Preliminary pages [PDF 951Kb]

    • Chapter 1: Overview: the ancient world [PDF 4.95Mb]

    • Chapter 2: The ancient past [PDF 740Kb]

    • Chapter 3: Ancient Egypt [PDF 678Kb]

    • Chapter 4: Ancient Greece [PDF 7.39Mb]

    • Chapter 5: Ancient Rome [PDF 590Kb]

    • Chapter 6: Ancient India [PDF 1.41Mb]

    • Chapter 7: Ancient China [PDF 4.13Mb]

    You are entitled to download and store these PDFs. However they may not be transferred to another party, including other students, as electronic or print versions.

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    Note that some PDF file names may comprise the ISBN and chapter number.

     

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      Please note this is the preview of the Year 8 Interactive Textbook

      Features:

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      •     pop-up boxes
      •     interactive activities
      •     short videos and sound bites

       

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      Chapter 3

      Chapter 4

      Chapter 5

      Chapter 6

      Chapter 7

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      Cambridge University Press has no responsibility for the persistence or accuracy of URLs for external or third-party websites and does not guarantee that any content on such websites is, or will remain, accurate or appropriate.

      Chapter 1

      Archaeology from Reel to Real - A Special Report
      http://www.nsf.gov/news/special_reports/archaeology/resources.jsp
      The University of Texas at Austin - Meet Lucy
      http://elucy.org/index.html
      National Geographic - Atlas of Human Journey
      https://genographic.nationalgeographic.com/genographic/atlas.html
      BBC.co.uk - History: Archaeology
      http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/ancient/archaeology
      University of Texas eLucy.org website
      http://elucy.org/

      Chapter 2

      Letter from Alexander to Aristotle
      http://www.fordham.edu/Halsall/ancient/alexfake.asp
      Out of Africa theory Bradshaw Foundation
      http://www.bradshawfoundation.com/journey/
      Fasti Online: Pompeii Archaeological Research Project
      http://youtu.be/o7ttvbAWIIs
      Hobbit man - Homo floresiensis, BBC
      http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/sci/tech/3948165.stm

      Chapter 3

      Museum of Victoria Discovery Centre Egyptian Art
      http://museumvictoria.com.au/discoverycentre/
      Australian Museum Ancient Egyptian Art
      http://australianmuseum.net.au/Ancient-Egyptian-Art
      University of Sydney Nicholson Museum Egyptian Art
      http://sydney.edu.au/museums/collections/nicholson_egypt.shtml
      British Museum Young Explorers Egyptian Art
      http://www.thebritishmuseum.ac.uk/childrenscompass
      The Global Egyptian Museum Egyptian Art
      http://www.globalegyptianmuseum.org/
      Nile River flooding in summer World Geography
      http://world-geography.org/rivers/493-nile-river.html
      Nile River flooding in summer Starry Skies
      http://starryskies.com/articles/2007/07/egypt-nile.html

      Chapter 4

      Cornell University Library - Mysteries at Eleusis
      http://eleusis.library.cornell.edu/about.html
      Dave Fredrick's Summary of the Eleusinian Mysteries
      http://www.uark.edu/campus-resources/dlevine/EleusinianMysteries.html
      The Ritual Path of Initiation into the Eleusinian Mysteries
      http://www.ciis.edu/Documents/Academic%20Departments/WSE/07_keller.pdf
      Spartans and phalanx warfare
      http://youtu.be/McwmRQUTfKk

      Chapter 5

      The Universal Declaration of Human Rights
      http://www.un.org/en/documents/udhr
      Germanic invasions and the fall of the Western Roman Empire
      http://glencoe.mcgraw-hill.com/sites/dl/free/0078607027/195011/map10.html
      The Illustrated History of the Roman Empire
      http://www.roman-empire.net/index.html
      The Roman Empire - In the First Century
      http://www.pbs.org/empires/romans/index.html
      The Classics Pages
      http://www.classicspage.com
      Ancient Rome and the Forum in 3D
      http://www.earth.google.com/rome
      Roman baths - hypocaust system
      https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q-32UWMCrtE
      How to wear a toga
      http://youtu.be/BQYloC_QcWY
      Australian parliamentary system
      http://www.aph.gov.au/

      Chapter 6

      Tiki Toki timeline
      http://www.tiki-toki.com/

      Historical skills toolkit

      Please note:

      Teaching program A is a detailed work program that covers the following topics:
      The Ancient World: Overview
      Chapter 2: The Ancient Past
      Chapter 3: Ancient Egypt
      Chapter 7: Ancient China

      Teaching program B includes the remaining topics/chapters.

      These programs are the same as those in the Teacher Resource Package.

       

      Updated 16.12.13

      Teaching program A - detailed [Word 0.1Mb]

      Teaching program B [Word 0.1Mb]

      The complete Teacher Resource Package is now available.

      Note: The Teacher Resource Package does not include access to the PDF textbook. Please use the 16-character code in the front of your textbook to access the PDF textbook.

      The complete Teacher Resource Package contains:

      • Teaching programs
      • Powerpoints
      • Additional research exercises
      • Textbook activity solutions
      • Workbook activity solutions
         

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      Authors

      Ken Webb ( Contributing Editor )