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History for the Australian Curriculum Year 9 - Angela Woollacott


Published: 24th July 2012
For Ages: 13 - 15 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;; 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; China; Japan; India; Indonesia;; 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;; Glossary; Index;

ISBN: 9781107654693
ISBN-10: 1107654696
Audience: Primary / High School
For Ages: 13 - 15 years old
For Grades: 9
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 240
Published: 24th July 2012
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 29.7 x 21.0  x 1.4
Weight (kg): 0.91
Edition Type: Student edition