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History for the Australian Curriculum Year 7 - Angela Woollacott

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Published: 19th July 2012
For Ages: 11 - 12 years old
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Written by Australia's leading history educators, 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. This series encourages you to pose questions, analyse sources and use evidence to illuminate and enrich your understanding of the past. Using this inquiry framework, you develop historical knowledge and understanding, explore key concepts and apply essential skills as you study the societies, events, movements and developments that have shaped world history. A suite of innovative and flexible print and digital resources are available for each year level and can be combined in a number of ways to suit the needs of your school and your students: Print textbook; Print workbook; PDF textbook; Electronic workbook; Interactive Textbook; Teacher Resource Package.

About the Author

Angela Woollacott is Professor of Modern History at Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia.

Foreword; About the authors; Acknowledgements; How to use this textbook; Historical skills toolkit; Reading skills; Visual literacy skills; Writing skills; Speaking skills; 1. Overview, the ancient world; Out of Africa, migrations of the early humans; Establishment of ancient societies; Key features of ancient societies; Part I. Depth Study: 1. Investigating the Ancient Past: 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; Part II. Depth Study: 2. The Mediterranean World: 3. Ancient Egypt; Physical features and their influence; Role of key groups; Significant beliefs, values and practices; Contacts and conflicts; Role of significant individuals; 4. Ancient Greece; Physical features and their influence; Role of key groups; Significant beliefs, values and practices; Contacts and conflicts; Role of significant individuals; 5. Ancient Rome; Physical features and their influence; Role of key groups; Significant beliefs, values and practices; Contacts and conflicts; Role of significant individuals; Part III. Depth Study: 3. The Asian World: 6. Ancient China; Physical features and their influence; Role of key groups; Significant beliefs, values and practices; Contacts and conflicts; Role of significant individuals; 7. Ancient India; Physical features and their influence; Role of key groups; Significant beliefs, values and practices; Contacts and conflicts; Role of significant individuals; Glossary; Index.

ISBN: 9781107675933
ISBN-10: 1107675936
Audience: Primary / High School
For Ages: 11 - 12 years old
For Grades: 7
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 208
Published: 19th July 2012
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Dimensions (cm): 29.7 x 21.0  x 1.5
Weight (kg): 0.96