Achieve! History - World War I Book 2 is specifically designed to assist teachers to implement the Australian Curriculum for History, Year 9. Historical and literacy skills are developed through interpreting primary sources, such as photographs and songs, and secondary sources. Students develop skills in generating historical questions and communicating in different forms.
World War I Book 2 looks at Australia's role at Gallipoli and the Western Front, the nature of warfare, strategies for maintaining morale, the role of nurses and the role of Americans during the war.
The book explores:
- the consequences of war, such as casualties
- how returning soldiers adjusted to civilian life
- the Treaty of Versailles
- the emergence of America as a new world power
This book includes a CD-ROM containing editable files of all the pages of the book and selected illustrations. These files can be printed for classroom work and amended to suit the specific needs of your students.
Key features of the Achieve! History series:
Suitable for secondary students who have low-level literacy skills and require modified classroom activities
Mature-look page layout and illustrations
Topics that will interest teenagers
An emphasis on literacy skills
Clear learning objectives
Starter activities, background topic information and ideas for summarising a lesson