Part of the series History for the Australian Curriculum - Year 9.
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 9 - Textbook
History for the Australian Curriculum Year 9 provides opportunities for in-depth investigations on the making of the modern world.
- 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
- Historical skills toolkit
- Reading skills
- Visual literacy skills
- Writing skills
- Speaking skills
- Chapter 1: Overview the making of the modern world
- Industrial Revolution
- Movement of peoples
- European imperial expansion
- Economic social and political ideas
- DEPTH STUDY 1: MAKING A BETTER WORLD?
- Chapter 2: The Industrial Revolution (1750–1914)
- Causes of the Industrial Revolution society and innovation
- Population movement and settlement
- Experiences of ordinary men women and children
- Impact of the Industrial Revolution
- Chapter 3: Movement of peoples (1750–1901)
- Influence of the Industrial Revolution
- Era of mass migration
- Changes in the way of life
- Chapter 4: Progressive ideas and movements (1750–1918)
- Emergence of key ideas
- Reasons for the emergence and development of key ideas
- Egalitarianism a key progressive idea
- DEPTH STUDY 2: AUSTRALIA AND ASIA
- Chapter 5: Making a nation
- Extension of settlement and contact
- Experiences of non-Europeans in Australia
- Australian self-government and democracy
- Legislation 1901–1914
- Chapter 6: Asia and the world
- DEPTH STUDY 3: WORLD WAR I
- Chapter 7: World War I (1914–1918)
- Causes of World War I
- Where Australians fought and the nature of warfare
- War on the home front
- War's end commemoration and creating a legend
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|Publisher||Cambridge University Press|
|Product Type||Student Books,|
|Year Level||Year 9,|
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