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Jacaranda History Alive 7 Victorian Curriculum LearnON & Print

Jacaranda History Alive 7 Victorian Curriculum LearnON & Print
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ISBN13 9780730332275
Pub date November 2016
Pages 288
RRP $69.95
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Jacaranda History Alive 7 Victorian Curriculum learnON with Print is a combined print and digital product that includes the familiar History Alive 7 printed textbook and an activation code for learnON, Jacaranda’s immersive new eBook, which has been updated for the 2017 Victorian Curriculum: History. The new eBook also includes additional teacher resources such as quarantined questions and answers, curriculum grids and teacher notes – no separate eGuide purchase is required.

How to use the Jacaranda History Alive resource suite viii

Acknowledgements x

ANCIENT wORLD AND EARLY CIVILISATIONS 60 000 BC (BCE)–C. 650 AD (CE)

TOPIC 1 Historical skills and concepts 2

1.1 Overview 2

1.2 Examining the evidence 4

1.3 Ages, time and chronology 6

1.4 Detective work 7

1.5 Evidence from archaeology 11

1.6 How old is it? 15

1.7 Perspectives and empathy 18

1.8 SkillBuilder: Sequencing events in chronological order 20

1.9 Review 21

ANCIENT wORLD AND EARLY CIVILISATIONS 60 000 BC (BCE)–C. 650 AD (CE)

TOPIC 2 The ancient world: c. 60 000 BCE to c. 650 CE 22

2.1 Overview 22

2.2 Examining the evidence 24

2.3 Out of Africa 26

2.4 A changing Paleolithic world 29

2.5 An amazing journey 33

2.6 The Mesolithic Age 35

2.7 The New Stone Age 37

2.8 Cities, laws, government 40

2.9 Society and culture 42

2.10 Civilisations and empires in North Africa, western Asia and Europe 44

2.11 Civilisations in South and East Asia 46

2.12 Ancient American civilisations 49

2.13 The ancient birth of modern religions and philosophies 51

2.14 SkillBuilder: Describing broad patterns of change 56

2.15 Review 57

ABORIgINAL AND TORRES STRAIT ISLANDER PEOPLES AND CULTURES

TOPIC 3 Ancient Australia 58

3.1 Overview 58

3.2 Examining the evidence 60

3.3 The first people of Australia and the Torres Strait Islands 62

3.4 Managing an ancient land 67

3.5 Language and ceremony in ancient Australia 71

3.6 The ancient Australian economy 74

3.7 Society, custom and culture 78

3.8 Conflict and death in ancient Australia 82

3.9 Conserving the past 86

3.10 SkillBuilder: Developing a hypothesis 93

3.11 Review 93

ANCIENT wORLD AND EARLY CIVILISATIONS 60 000 BC (BCE)–C. 650 AD (CE)

TOPIC 4 Ancient Egypt 94

4.1 Overview 94

4.2 Examining the evidence 96

4.3 The gift of the Nile 98

4.4 The people of Egypt 100

4.5 Pharaoh rules! 104

4.6 Gods and the afterlife 107

4.7 Mummies unwrapped 110

4.8 write like an Egyptian 112

4.9 Pyramid builders 116

4.10 Tutankhamen, Akhenaten and Nefertiti 117

4.11 Expansion and fall 120

4.12 Rameses II — Egypt’s greatest pharaoh? 123

4.13 Egypt’s heritage 125

4.14 SkillBuilder: Analysing and corroborating sources 127

4.15 Review 127

ANCIENT WORLD AND EARLY CIVILISATIONS 60 000 BC (BCE)–c. 650 AD (CE)

TOPIC 5 Ancient Greece 128

5.1 Overview 128

5.2 Examining the evidence 130

5.3 The Minoans and Mycenaeans 132

5.4 The ‘Dark Age’ to the Archaic Period 136

5.5 Government in Athens and Sparta 139

5.6 Everyday life in Sparta 141

5.7 Everyday life in Athens 145

5.8 Laws, myths, gods and oracles 150

5.9 The Olympic Games 154

5.10 Greeks, Persians and Alexander the Great 156

5.11 The heritage of ancient Greece 161

5.12 SkillBuilder: Analysing and corroborating sources 164

5.13 Review 165

ANCIENT WORLD AND EARLY CIVILISATIONS 60 000 BC (BCE)–c. 650 AD (CE)

TOPIC 6 Ancient Rome 166

6.1 Overview 166

6.2 Examining the evidence 168

6.3 The rise of the Romans 170

6.4 The spreading empire 172

6.5 The Roman army 174

6.6 Citizens and rulers 176

6.7 Spartacus and Nero: two significant individuals 181

6.8 Living in the Roman Empire 184

6.9 Death and the Romans 188

6.10 Roman law and religion 190

6.11 Decline and fall 193

6.12 Heritage of Rome 196

6.13 SkillBuilder: Analysing and corroborating sources 198

6.14 Review 199

ANCIENT WORLD AND EARLY CIVILISATIONS 60 000 BC (BCE)–c. 650 AD (CE)

TOPIC 7 Ancient China 200

7.1 Overview 200

7.2 Examining the evidence 202

7.3 China’s civilisation begins 204

7.4 The people of ancient China 206

7.5 Everyday life and death 209

7.6 Ancient China and the natural environment 211

7.7 Confucianism, religion and law 213

7.8 Qin Shihuang, the First Emperor of China 217

7.9 The rise and fall of the Han 221

7.10 The heritage of China 225

7.11 SkillBuilder: Analysing different perspectives 228

7.12 Review 229

ANCIENT WORLD AND EARLY CIVILISATIONS 60 000 BC (BCE)–c. 650 AD (CE)

TOPIC 8 Ancient India 230

8.1 Overview 230

8.2 Examining the evidence 232

8.3 The geography of India 234

8.4 Lost cities of the Indus Valley 236

8.5 Contacts and conflicts: India and the ancient world 244

8.6 The Mauryan Empire: India’s first unified state 249

8.7 Ashoka the Great 252

8.8 The religions of Ancient India 255

8.9 SkillBuilder: Analysing different perspectives 264

8.10 Review 265

Glossary 266

Index 269

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