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Oxford Big Ideas History 7 Workbook : Workbook - Australian Curriculum - Clare Ridgway-Faye

Oxford Big Ideas History 7 Workbook

Workbook - Australian Curriculum


Published: 25th November 2011
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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 7 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

    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.

  • Overview
    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