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Oxford Big Ideas History 9 : Workbook - Australian Curriculum - Kate McArthur

Oxford Big Ideas History 9

Workbook - Australian Curriculum


Published: 18th 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 9 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.

  • 1.0 The making of the modern world: an overview
    Activity 1.1 Factors that led to the Industrial Revolution
    Activity 1.2 Extent of European imperial expansion
    Activity 1.3 Analysing the motives behind European imperial expansion

    Depth studies

    Making a better world
    2.0 The Industrial Revolution (1750–1914)
    Activity 2.1 Population growth in Britain during the Industrial Revolution
    Activity 2.2 Working conditions for children during the Industrial Revolution
    Activity 2.3 How did the Industrial Revolution affect living conditions in towns?

    3.0 Movement of peoples (1750–1901)
    Activity 3.1 The triangle of slavery
    Activity 3.2 The middle passage
    Activity 3.3 Convict transportation to Australia

    Australia and Asia
    4.0 Making a nation
    Activity 4.1 Impacts of European colonisation of Australia on the Indigenous population
    Activity 4.2 Key ideas leading to Australian federation
    Activity 4.3 Australia’s views on immigrants 1901–1914

    \World War I
    5.0 World War I (1914–1918)
    Activity 5.1 The causes of World War I
    Activity 5.2 Enlistment, recruitment and conscription
    Activity 5.3 Places where Australians fought
    Activity 5.4 Trench warfare

    ISBN: 9780195575781
    ISBN-10: 0195575784
    Series: Oxford Big Ideas History
    Audience: Primary / High School
    For Grades: 9
    Format: Paperback
    Language: English
    Published: 18th January 2012
    Publisher: Oxford University Press Australia
    Country of Publication: AU
    Weight (kg): 0.22