Atlas of Discovery

Atlas of Discovery : Humanities Alive 1

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YEARS 7 - 8 Take your middle years students on a voyage of discovery with Jacaranda's new Atlas of Discovery. Your students will discover: *hundreds of Amazing Places of the world *Learning Centres to engage and inform them on key world themes *Australian and World sections with stunning new maps and case studies *breathtakingly detailed illustrations *activities to foster understanding and inquiry *Skillboosters to understand and practise geographical skills *links to an interactive web site featuring Newshound, Hotspot Commander and Jigzone *The school atlas takes on a new dimension of learning with the Jacaranda Atlas of Discovery. It will allow your students to discover not just the where, but the why and how of their world. Take the voyage! Discover! PLUS Humanities Alive 1 to 4 are geared to cater for the new Victorian Essential Learning Standards (VELS). Humanities Alive 1 and 2 cover Level 5, and Humanities Alive 3 and 4, Level 6, together with additional Level 5 material on Civics and Citizenship. The revised edition of Humanities Alive 2 includes Antarctica. The texts comprehensively address the Discipline-based Learning domain of Humanities.
Concurrently, standards relevant to the Interdisciplinary Learning and Physical, Personal and Social Learning strands are embedded in the activities and extended through a range of worksheets and CD-based interactive tasks. This visually stimulating series will engage the Middle Years learner, with its strong appeal to multiple intelligences. Its structured approach and its accessible and interesting content are crafted to help students readily absorb essential information and skills. The Humanities Alive series is also packaged to cater for those schools which take a discipline-based approach to the teaching of Humanities. Key features: *Activities structured for a wide range of abilities and intelligences, and signposted to reflect the non-discipline-based domains (e.g. Thinking, Communication, ICT ect.).*Skillboosters scaffolding the application of pertinent reasoning, interpretation and geospatial skills.*Checklists to encourage students to reflect on their own learning.*Check and challenge spreads at the end of every chapter, to test understanding and knowledge and to apply and extend learning.*
A list of key terms at the end of every chapter, defining key terms bolded in the spread.*Special chapters in the first three texts of the series that focus on political and legal procedures and systems. Interactive CD-ROMs All student textbooks in the Humanities Alive series contain an interactive CD-ROM. Key features: *An electronic copy of the textbook to help promote ICT literacy.*Links, via icon, to interactive learning objects such as 'Time Trap' and 'Investigator', designed to develop recall and investigatory skills. Online support Jacaranda's online resource bank for Humanities Alive contains: *Additional downloadable worksheets to those in the teacher support kit.*Weblinks related to the text activities and worksheets.*e-flash cards and online tests to assist student revision.*A range of teacher resources including VELS grids, contents lists, sample chapters, and a downloadable assessment template that can be customised to include selected essential learning standards.
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  • Jacaranda Wiley, Australia
  • Milton, QLD, Australia
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • 0731403886
  • 9780731403882