Student Book + obook/assess
The exciting Oxford Big Ideas History series will motivate and engage students. Its wide range of activities and sources will allow students to be successful in the history classroom and support their independent study.
The obook is a cloud-based web-book available anywhere, anytime, on any device, navigated by topic or by ‘page view’. assess is an indispensable online assessment tool, explicitly mapped to the Australian Curriculum that drives student progress through tailored instruction. As well as containing the student text and study tools, this obook offers interactive timelines, interactives such as ‘drag & drop’ and ‘hot zones’, videos, virtual site studies.
What is… Oxford Big Ideas History?
Using Oxford Big Ideas History
Australian Curriculum: History 9—Scope and sequence
1.0 The making of the modern world: an overview
1.1 What factors affected the movement of peoples from 1750 to 1918?
1.2 How did new ideas and technological developments contribute to change from 1750 to 1918?
1.3 How did imperialism affect the making of the modern world?
1.4 What was the significance of World War I?
Making a better world?
o Progressive ideas and movements
1 What progressive ideas and movements developed from 1750 to 1918?
2 What is capitalism and how has it infl uenced societies in Australia and the world?
3 What is socialism and how has it infl uenced societies in Australia and the world?
2.0 The Industrial Revolution
2.1 How did new technology make the modern world?
2.2 How did changing technology affect people’s lives?
2.3 What is the impact of changing technology on societies?
3.0 Movement of peoples
3.1 What events influenced the movement of peoples around the world?
3.2 How did the movement of peoples affect the lives of slaves, convicts and free settlers?
3.3 What were the short- and long-term impacts of the movement of peoples?
Australia and Asia
o Asia and the world
1 How was society in China organised from 1750 to 1918?
2 How was Chinese society influenced by world events and cultures around the start of the twentieth century?
1 How was society in Japan organised from 1750 to 1918?
2 How was Japanese society influenced by world events and cultures around the start of the twentieth century?
1 How was society in India organised from 1750 to 1918?
2 How was Indian society influenced by world events and cultures around the start of the twentieth century?
4.0 Making a nation
4.1 Why were colonies established in Australia and who was affected?
4.2 How did key events and ideas influence the development of Australia?
4.3 What was life in Australia like at the start of the 20th century?
World War I
5.0 World War I
5.1 What were the causes of World War I?
5.2 How and where was World War I fought?
5.3 How did World War I affect life at home in Australia?
5.4 How is World War I remembered and commemorated?
Series: Oxford Big Ideas History
Primary / High School
For Grades: 9
Published: 25th January 2012
Publisher: Oxford University Press Australia
Country of Publication: AU
Weight (kg): 1.01