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History: NSW Syllabus for the Australian Curriculum Year 8

 

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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
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  • Weblinks
     

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  • PDF Textbook
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To view a sample chapter, please click on the chapter below in blue.

 

PDF Textbook chapters

  • Preliminary pages [PDF 1.3Mb]

  • Chapter 1 - Overview: the ancient to the modern world [PDF 1.2Mb]

  • Chapter 2 - The Vikings [PDF 1.6Mb]

  • Chapter 3 - Medieval Europe [PDF 2.2Mb]

  • Chapter 4 - The Ottoman Empire [PDF 1.7Mb]

  • Chapter 5 - Renaissance Italy [PDF 1.2Mb]

  • Chapter 6 - Angkor/Khmer Empire [PDF 3.7Mb]

  • Chapter 7 - Japan under the shoguns [PDF 1.7Mb]

  • Chapter 8 - The Polynesian expansion across the Pacific [PDF 2.7Mb]

  • Chapter 9 - Mongol expansion [PDF 2.0Mb]

  • Chapter 10 - The Black Death in Asia, Europe and Africa [PDF 1.7Mb]

  • Chapter 11 - The Spanish Conquest of the Americas [PDF 2.0Mb]

  • Chapter 12 - Aboriginal and Indigenous peoples, colonisation and contact history [PDF 5.5Mb]

  • Glossary and Index [PDF 0.1Mb]

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.

To use the enhanced PDF functions, such as note taking, you must download these PDFs to your computer and open them with Adobe Reader 9 or later.

The PDF Textbook is designed for full functionality using the latest version of Adobe Reader. The markup function is available in selected PDF readers for the iPad and other devices using iOS. Check your PDF reader specifications. At the time of publication, Adobe Reader, Good Reader and PDF Expert were viable options.

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    To view a sample chapter, please click on the chapter below in green.

     

    Electronic Workbook

    • Preliminary pages [PDF 3.2Mb]

    • Chapter 1 - Overview: the ancient to the modern world [PDF 16.7Mb]

    • Chapter 2 - The Vikings [PDF 8.2Mb]

    • Chapter 3 - Medieval Europe [PDF 8.0Mb]

    • Chapter 4 - The Ottoman Empire [PDF 11.0Mb]

    • Chapter 5 - Renaissance Italy [PDF 6.4Mb]

    • Chapter 6 - Angkor/Khmer Empire [PDF 13.4Mb]

    • Chapter 7 - Japan under the shoguns [PDF 14.9Mb]

    • Chapter 8 - The Polynesian expansion across the Pacific [PDF 15.3Mb]

    • Chapter 9 - Mongol expansion [PDF 11.1Mb]

    • Chapter 10 - The Black Death in Asia, Europe and Africa [PDF 21.0Mb]

    • Chapter 11 - The Spanish Conquest of the Americas [PDF 13.0Mb]

    • Chapter 12 - Aboriginal and Indigenous peoples, colonisation and contact history [PDF 13.3Mb]

    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.

    To use the enhanced PDF functions, such as note taking, you must download these PDFs to your computer and open them with Adobe Reader 9 or later.

    The PDF Textbook is designed for full functionality using the latest version of Adobe Reader. The markup function is available in selected PDF readers for the iPad and other devices using iOS. Check your PDF reader specifications. At the time of publication, Adobe Reader, Good Reader and PDF Expert were viable options.

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

     

    You must have Adobe Reader installed to view the PDF files.

     

      Features:

      •     all activities in editable format
      •     hyperlinks to relevant websites
      •     book-marking and note taking function
      •     pop-up boxes
      •     interactive activities
      •     short videos and sound bites

       

      Full title now available. You must log in and have a subscription to access the full product.

      Activities from textbook

      • Chapter 1 [Zipped Word docs 3.1Mb]

      • Chapter 2 [Zipped Word docs 13.1Mb]

      • Chapter 3 [Zipped Word docs 1.8Mb]

      • Chapter 4 [Zipped Word docs 4.4Mb]

      • Chapter 5 [Zipped Word docs 3.0Mb]

      • Chapter 6 [Zipped Word docs 9.4Mb]

      • Chapter 7 [Zipped Word docs 4.4Mb]

      • Chapter 8 [Zipped Word docs 4.5Mb]

      • Chapter 9 [Zipped Word docs 5.2Mb]

      • Chapter 10 [Zipped Word docs 4.6Mb]

      • Chapter 11 [Zipped Word docs 8.6Mb]

      • Chapter 12 [Zipped Word docs 1.8Mb]

      • Historical Skills Toolkit [Zipped Word docs 1.7Mb]

      Chapter 1

      Chapter 2

      Chapter 3

      Chapter 4

      Chapter 5

      Chapter 6

      Chapter 7

      Chapter 8

      Chapter 9

      Chapter 10

      Chapter 11

      Chapter 12

      Historical Skills Toolkit

      Now available

      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

      Edward Jenner and the history of smallpox and vaccination
      http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1200696/

      Chapter 2

      Oseberg and Gokstad ships
      http://youtu.be/DZLIt-oyQ7k

      Chapter 3

      Chapter 7

      Woodblock printing
      http://youtu.be/t8uF3PZ3KGQ

      Chapter 8

      Manufacturing an outrigger canoe
      http://youtu.be/XHMjuL3GaLk

      Chapter 11

      The age of discovery the Treat of Tordesillas
      http://theageofdiscovery.wikispaces.com/The+Treaty+of+Tordesillas

      Please note:

      Teaching program A is a detailed work program that covers the following topics:
      Chapter 1: Overview: the ancient to the modern world (c. 650 - 1750)
      Chapter 3: Medieval Europe (c. 590 - c. 1500)
      Chapter 7: Japan under the shoguns (c. 794 - 1867)
      Chapter 10: The Black Death in Asia, Europe and Africa

      Teaching program B includes the remaining topics/chapters

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

       

      Teaching program A - detailed [Word doc 0.2Mb]

      Teaching program B [Word 0.3Mb]

      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
      • Research exercises and suggested solutions
      • Powerpoints
      • Textbook activity solutions
      • Workbook activity solutions
         

      To view sample materials, click on the preview files below.

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      Preview files

      Authors

      Ken Webb ( Contributing Editor )