Part of the series History for the Australian Curriculum - Year 8.
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 8 - Workbook
- A wide variety of additional activities to support each depth study
- Glossaries of common assessment verbs help students understand how to interpret each activity question and develop an appropriate response
- Curriculum grids to identify which activities support the development of historical understanding, Historical Skills, general capabilities, cross-curriculum priorities and learning areas as outlined in the Australian Curriculum: History
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|Publisher||Cambridge University Press|
|Product Type||Student Books,|
|Year Level||Year 8,|
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