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Oxford Big Ideas History 10 : Workbook - Australian Curriculum - Kate McArthur

Oxford Big Ideas History 10

Workbook - Australian Curriculum


Published: 31st January 2012
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This workbook provides extra practice of key skills and encourages an inquiry-based approach to learning—perfect for in-class work or homework.


  • Write-in, full colour workbook
  • Key historical literacies and skills are reinforced progressively
  • Affordable—talk to your Oxford representative today about pack options to suit your school’s needs
  • Answers available for teachers in the Oxford Big Ideas History 10 Teacher Kit

    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

    Kate McArthur has taught History and English in Victorian schools for the last 12 years, and has written or contributed to a number of texts relating to History and Literacy. She has also worked as a Literacy Coach for the Victorian Department of Education and Training for 3 years, and is currently an Assistant Principal at Hume Central Secondary College.

  • Overview

    1.0 The modern world and Australia: an overview
    Activity 1.1 The Treaty of Versailles 
    Activity 1.2 The beginning of the Cold War
    Activity 1.3 Australia and the Vietnam War 

    Depth studies

    World War II
    2.0 World War II (1939–1945)
    Activity 2.1 The causes and initial course of World War II 
    Activity 2.2 Australia and the war in the Pacific 
    Activity 2.3 Australian women during World War II 

    Rights and freedoms
    3.0 Rights and freedoms (1945–the present)
    Activity 3.1 Indigenous Australians’ struggle for rights and freedoms before 1965 
    Activity 3.2 Charles Perkins and the ‘Freedom Ride’ of 1965 
    Activity 3.3 The Stolen Generations and the Bringing Them Home report

    The globalising world
    4.0 Popular culture (1945–the present)
    Activity 4.1 Australian culture and identity on screen 
    Activity 4.2 The centrality of sport 
    Activity 4.3 The rise of rock’n’roll 

    5.0 The migration experience (1945–the present)
    Activity 5.1 Post-war migration policies in Australia 
    Activity 5.2 Experiences of ‘New Australians’ 
    Activity 5.3 Vietnamese refugees to Australia

    ISBN: 9780195575798
    ISBN-10: 0195575792
    Series: Oxford Big Ideas History
    Audience: Primary / High School
    For Grades: 10
    Format: Paperback
    Language: English
    Published: 31st January 2012
    Publisher: Oxford University Press Australia
    Country of Publication: AU
    Weight (kg): 0.22