History for the Australian Curriculum Year 10

History for the Australian Curriculum Year 10

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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. Contains: Print textbook; Print workbook; PDF textbook; Electronic workbook; Interactive Textbook; Teacher Resource Package.show more

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  • 12-17
  • Online resource
  • Cambridge University Press (Virtual Publishing)
  • Cambridge, United Kingdom
  • Student edition
  • Student edition
  • 1139897993
  • 9781139897990

Table of contents

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 modern world and Australia; The interwar years; Peace and security post-World War II; Rights and freedom movements; The Cold War; Developments during the twentieth century; ; DEPTH STUDY 1 WORLD WAR II ; ; Chapter 2 World War II (1939â ¨1945); Causes and course of World War II; Significant event - the Holocaust; War in the Asia-Pacific; Significant event - bombing of Japan; The experience of Australian servicemen and women ; Impact of World War II on the Australian homefront; Impact of World War II on Australia's international relationships; ; DEPTH STUDY 2 RIGHTS AND FREEDOMS ; ; Chapter 3 Rights and freedoms (1945â ¨the present); Origins of Human Rights ; African-American Civil Rights Movement; Indigenous Rights and Freedoms in Australia up to 1965; Indigenous Freedoms from 1965 ; ; DEPTH STUDY 3 THE GLOBALISING WORLD; ; Chapter 4 Popular culture (1945â ¨present); The nature of popular culture ; Developments in popular culture; Changes in the industry; Australia's contribution and changing beliefs and values; ; Chapter 5 The environment movement (1960sâ ¨present); Background to environmental awareness ; Intensification of environmental effects; Events and campaigns that contributed to popular awareness ; Growth and influence of the environmental movement; ; Chapter 6 Migration experiences (1945â ¨present); Waves of post-World War II migration; Changing government policies ; Impact of the Vietnam War ; Impact of migration on Australian national identity; ; Glossary; Index;show more