History for the Australian Curriculum - Year 7: Textbook

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History for the Australian Curriculum - Year 7 (Textbook) has been written by Australia's leading history educators to equip inquiring minds with the knowledge and skills needed to illuminate and enrich their understanding of the past.

Availability: Out of Stock Usually Dispatched In: 3 - 7 Business Days ISBN: 9781107675933 Publisher: Cambridge University Press Categories: Australian CurriculumHistoryHumanities and Social Sciences (HASS)History
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Part of the series History for the Australian Curriculum - Year 7.

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Written by Australia's leading history educators to equip inquiring minds with the knowledge and skills needed to illuminate and enrich their understanding of the past. History for the Australian Curriculum is a comprehensive and compelling series for Years 7-10 that caters for the different learning styles and abilities in Australian classrooms without sacrificing the depth and quality of content needed to successfully understand historical concepts and skills. The series encourages students to pose questions, analyse sources and use evidence to illuminate and enrich their understanding of the past. Using this inquiry framework, students develop historical knowledge and understanding, explore key concepts and apply essential skills as they study the societies, events, movements and developments that have shaped world history.

Why choose this series?

  • Explicitly written for the Australian Curriculum, providing a fresh inquiry-based approach to support the study of history
  • Skillfully integrates the two strands of historical knowledge and understanding and historical skills, helping teachers cover the curriculum in depth
  • The author team is comprised of highly experienced teachers and renowned academics from across Australia who are experts in their specialty areas
  • Caters for multiple learning styles and abilities without sacrificing depth and quality of content
  • Includes an Historical Skills Toolkit in each textbook to provide learning strategies and tips to help students think and read like historians.
  • All suggested Australian Curriculum 'depth study' electives are covered at each year level

History for the Australian Curriculum Year 7 - Textbook

History 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

  • An Historical Skills Toolkit introduces each textbook and contains a range of learning strategies and tips to help students think, read and communicate like an historian
  • Comprehensive chapter openers include inquiry questions, key terms, timelines and much more to focus student attention on the topic being studied and prepare them for their in-depth investigations
  • Full page maps begin each chapter, identifying relevant geographical features, cities and landmarks to provide students with a geographical context for their historical studies
  • Case studies with focus questions link back to key historical themes to spark student interest and add another layer to their knowledge and understanding
  • A range of recommended graphic organisers are highlighted within each chapter helping students to comprehend, record and revise key ideas
  • A wide range of activities help teachers engage students with different learning styles, including comprehension, written response, role-plays, analysis of primary and secondary sources, mapping of events and presenting
  • Content within the activities covers cross-curricular priorities, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander histories and cultures, and develops general capabilities, such as literacy, numeracy, ICT, critical and creative thinking, helping teachers to create a well-rounded course
  • End-of-chapter sections include summaries linked to the inquiry questions and multiple-choice, short-answer; source analysis and extended response questions

Contents

  • Historical skills toolkit
  • Reading skills
  • Visual literacy skills
  • Writing skills
  • Speaking skills
  • Chapter 1: Overview, the ancient world
    • Out of Africa, migrations of the early humans
    • 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 China
    • Physical features and their influence
    • Role of key groups
    • Significant beliefs, values and practices
    • Contacts and conflicts
    • Role of significant individuals
  • Chapter 7: Ancient India
    • Physical features and their influence
    • Role of key groups
    • Significant beliefs, values and practices
    • Contacts and conflicts
    • Role of significant individuals

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Chapter 1 Overview: The Ancient World


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ISBN 9781107675933
Publisher Cambridge University Press
Product Type Student Books,
Year Level Year 7,

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