Stories from Australia's History - Set 2: Digital Books (CD Pack)

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Stories from Australia's History is a fascinating series for middle-upper primary that tells the stories of some momentous times in our history.

Availability: Available Usually Dispatched In: 3 - 7 Business Days ISBN: 9781420292008 Publisher: Macmillan Categories: Australian CurriculumHistoryHumanities and Social Sciences (HASS)History
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Part of the series Stories from Australia's History - Set 2.

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Stories from Australia's History is a fascinating series for middle-upper primary that tells the stories of some momentous times in our history. The approach promotes critical thinking and analysis with an emphasis on causes and effects, key personalities, and the long-term outcomes for Australian society. These books bring their intriguing stories alive with a highly visual presentation that will engage students. Graphic-style re-enactments are employed alongside conventional presentation to convey details that text alone cannot convey, and to show different viewpoints simultaneously

Features

  • A variety of text types including profiles, letters, newspaper extracts and quotes
  • Maps, photographs and illustrations

Book Titles

  • Burke and Wills' Expedition to Cross Australia
  • Charles Perkins and the Freedom to Ride
  • C.Y O'Connor and the Goldfields Pipeline
  • Fanny Durack's Olympic Quest
  • Ned Kelly and the Kelly Gang
  • Weary Dunlop and the Burma-Thailand Railway

Stories from Australia`s History Set 2 Digital Books (CD Pack)

WINNER - Best Student Learning Print or Blended Resource - The Australian Educational Publishing Awards This library series will stimulate and motivate learners through its engaging presentation of primary and secondary source materials. The books use contemporary mediums to convey complex information in an innovative and accessible way... a great Australian History teaching and learning resource - Judges Comments, Australian Educational Publishing Awards


This CD contains interactive digital books, in PDF format, of the 6 titles from the second Stories from Australia's History set. This unique series tells the stories of some momentous events in Australian history.

Books on this CD

  • Charles Perkins and the Freedom Ride
  • Fanny Durack's Olympic Quest
  • C.Y O'Connor and the Goldfields Pipeline
  • 'Weary' Dunlop and the Burma Railway
  • Burke and Wills Expedition to Cross Australia
  • Ned Kelly and the Kelly Gang

The digital books can be used in a variety of settings – on computers, IWBs and other digital projection devices. Features

  • Fast access to information required
  • Multiple ways to navigate information
  • Pop-up glossary definitions
  • Interactivity via Acrobat Reader functions

Enhancing Teaching

  • You can use the digital books with small groups or the whole class
  • Annotate, highlight and underline the text or images as you work through the content on a page
  • Add sticky notes and text boxes comments or questions, ready for students to discuss or complete
  • Zoom in and out quickly to focus on relevant parts of the page
  • Plus more


View Macmillan Digital Library Presentation


 

ISBN 9781420292008
Publisher Macmillan
Product Type Software & CD-ROMs, Readers & Literacy,
Year Level Year 3, Year 4, Year 5, Year 6,

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