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Oxford Big Ideas History 7 Workbook : Workbook - Australian Curriculum - Maggy Saldais

Oxford Big Ideas History 7 Workbook

Workbook - Australian Curriculum


Published: 25th November 2011
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The Oxford Big Ideas History series is supported by workbooks at Years 7-10. The workbooks for each year level provide extra practice of key skills and encourage an inquiry-based approach to learning - perfect for in-class work or homework. An interactive digital workbook is also included. Alternatively, it can be purchased as a stand-alone digital workbook.

About the Author

Clare Ridgway-Faye is a teacher of English, Humanities and Classical Studies, currently at Princes Hill Secondary College. She has worked at school level and with Oxford University Press on developing English and History curriculum resources for the Australian Curriculum.

1.0 The ancient world: an overview
Activity 1.1 A day in the life of a Cro-Magnon person
Activity 1.2 Analyse the impact of geography on human settlements
Activity 1.3 Create your own artefacts
Activity 1.4 Construct a social class pyramid
Activity 1.5 Guernsey: shaped by ancient trading
Activity 1.6 Describe the legacy of ancient art

Depth studies
2.0 Investigating the ancient past
Activity 2.1 Primary and secondary sources
Activity 2.2 Understand different perspectives
Activity 2.3 Write an account of a dig
Activity 2.4 Identify purpose and point of view
Activity 2.5 Form a hypothesis
Activity 2.6 Plan a museum exhibit

The Mediterranean world
3.0 Ancient Egypt
Activity 3.1 Look cool: dressing for effect
Activity 3.2 Analyse a painting
Activity 3.3 Sustainable water source: comparative case study
Activity 3.4 Compare female rulers
Activity 3.5 Famous pharaohs: ‘Who am I?’
Activity 3.6 Chart the process of mummifi cation

4.0 Ancient Greece
Activity 4.1 Hold a Greek assembly
Activity 4.2 The oracle at Delphi
Activity 4.3 Design a Greek amphora
Activity 4.4 Build a trireme
Activity 4.5 Interpret a myth
Activity 4.6 Evaluate a historical source

5.0 Ancient Rome
Activity 5.1 Ancient Rome crossword
Activity 5.2 Roman numerals
Activity 5.3 Analyse a photograp
h Activity 5.4 Create a storyboard
Activity 5.5 Host a Roman banquet
Activity 5.6 Researching gladiators

The Asian world
6.0 Ancient China
Activity 6.1 Explore the concept of ‘merit’
Activity 6.2 Create a job advertisement
Activity 6.3 Present a point of view on Qin Shi Huangdi
Activity 6.4 Take notes about the life of peasants
Activity 6.5 Examine the legend of Mulan
Activity 6.6 Analyse a map of the Silk Road

Additional resources
Template for Activity 1.4
Template for Activity 4.4
Template for Activity 5.2

ISBN: 9780195575729
ISBN-10: 0195575725
Series: Oxford Big Ideas History
Audience: Primary / High School
For Grades: 7
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Published: 25th November 2011
Publisher: Oxford University Press Australia
Country of Publication: AU
Dimensions (cm): 27.600 x 23.200  x 0.500
Weight (kg): 0.24