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Achieve! History makes implementing the Australian Curriculum for History easy and time-efficient for teachers. This series covers poignant historical periods, including Ancient Greece, Rome and Egypt, Medieval Europe, the Vikings, World Wars and much more. With new titles added regularly, the Achieve! History series has titles for all year levels. Designed for secondary students with low-level literacy skills who require modified classroom activities to fully participate in the Australian Curriculum, titles in this series include an editable CD-ROM of mature-look work sheets and that can be photocopied or used on IWBs for whole-class teaching.




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Achieve! History - Making a Nation - Australia
Achieve! History - Making a Nation - Australia
Written to address the requirements of the year 9 History curriculum, the Achieve! series has been developed to engage secondary school students who, because of poor reading skills, may struggle with regular classroom materials.
The ten units include a range of primary and secondary resources for students to analyse and respond to, and activities that enhance knowledge of content and literacy skills. Each book comes with a CD-ROM containing editable Word documents for each unit and an image library.

Achieve! Making a Nation – Australia 1750-1918 Units include:
  • Land: Indigenous land use, penal colony and pastoral settlement
  • The goldfields: Immigration, Women, The Eureka Rebellion
  • Non-European immigration: Chinese migration, Mongolian Octopus, racism
  • Life in 1900: Sanitation and health, homes
  • Federation: Reasons for federation
  • Australian identity: Ideas that shaped us, Identity
  • Cultural expression: Louisa Lawson, The Ned Kelly Gang film
  • Laws: Immigration restrictions
  • Money: minimum wage, pensions and allowances


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Achieve! History - Pop Culture 1945 - present
Achieve! History - Pop Culture 1945 - present
Written to address the requirements of the year 10 History curriculum, the Achieve! series has been developed to engage secondary school students who, because of poor reading skills, may struggle with regular classroom materials.
The ten units include a range of primary and secondary resources for students to analyse and respond to, and activities that enhance knowledge of content and literacy skills. Each book comes with a CD-ROM containing editable Word documents for each unit and an image library.

Achieve! Rights and Freedoms Units include:
  • Introduction to popular culture
  • Homes, holidays and healthy lives
  • TV killed the radio star
  • Music
  • Cinema and censorship
  • Sporting nation
  • Fads, fashion, fast food and fiction
  • Technology and culture
  • Subcultures
  • Pop culture and national identity


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Achieve! History - Rights and Freedoms
Achieve! History - Rights and Freedoms
Written to address the requirements of the year 10 History curriculum, the Achieve! series has been developed to engage secondary school students who, because of poor reading skills, may struggle with regular classroom materials.
The ten units include a range of primary and secondary resources for students to analyse and respond to, and activities that enhance knowledge of content and literacy skills. Each book comes with a CD-ROM containing editable Word documents for each unit and an image library.

Achieve! Rights and Freedoms Units include:
  • The League of Nations
  • British colonists' views of Australians
  • Indigenous Australian peoples, pre -1900
  • Civil rights movement, USA
  • Fighting for change
  • Restrictions and rights
  • The Stolen Generations
  • Native title
  • Celebrating Indigenous Australian culture
  • Closing the gap


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Achieve! History - The ancient to the modern world: Japan 1 Under the Shoguns
Achieve! History - The Ancient to the Modern World: Japan 1
Japan 1 is suitable for students in Years 7–10 with low-level literacy skills. It covers the events and people of shogunate Japan, including religion, wartime and the life of Tokugawa Leyasu. Also features an editable CD-ROM of all pages in the book and supports Australian Curriculum outcomes.

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Achieve! History – The Ancient to the Modern World: Medieval Europe 1
Achieve! History - The Ancient to the Modern World: Medieval Europe 1
Medieval Europe 1 provides student with a basis for identifying European geographical locations and the time frame for the medieval era. This title covers feudalism, fealty and the main social classes of medieval Europe, as well as the significant influence of Charlemagne and the Catholic Church.

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Achieve! History – The Ancient to the Modern World: The Vikings 1
Achieve! History - The Ancient to the Modern World: The Vikings 1
The Ancient to the Modern World: The Vikings 1 students will develop their historical knowledge and understanding of Viking society. Units of work explore the geographical spread and influence of the Vikings, their skills...

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Achieve! History - The Ancient World - Egypt 1
Achieve! History - The Ancient World - Egypt 1
The Ancient World – Egypt 1 enables students to develop their historical knowledge and understanding of ancient Egypt through the study of the land’s physical features, everyday life, the importance of religion, death and funerary customs....

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Achieve! History - The Ancient World - Greece 1
Achieve! History - The Ancient World - Greece 1
The Ancient World – Greece 1 enables students to develop their historical knowledge and understanding of ancient Greece through the study of the origins of Greece and the land’s physical features, everyday life and society, politics and governance....

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Achieve! History - The Ancient World - Rome 1
Achieve! History - The Ancient World - Rome 1
The Ancient World – Rome 1 enables students to develop their historical knowledge and understanding of ancient Rome through the study of the land’s physical features, everyday life and society, patricians and plebeians, the importance of religion....

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Achieve! History - The ancient world: China 1
Achieve! History - The Ancient World: China 1
China 1 is suitable for students in years 7–10 with low-level literacy skills. It covers women's lives, war, religion and trade of ancient China, including the life of Emperor Qin Shi Huang. Also features an editable CD-ROM of all pages in the book that can be tailored to the needs of individual students.

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Achieve! History - The Industrial Revolution
Achieve! History - The Industrial Revolution
Written to address the requirements of the year 9 History curriculum, the Achieve! series has been developed to engage secondary school students who, because of poor reading skills, may struggle with regular classroom materials.
The ten units include a range of primary and secondary resources for students to analyse and respond to, and activities that enhance knowledge of content and literacy skills. Each book comes with a CD-ROM containing editable Word documents for each unit and an image library.

Achieve! The Industrial Revolution 1750-1918 Units include:
  • The Industrial Revolution in Britain: technology, transport, causes of the revolution
  • Factories: textiles, factories, textiles, mining, unions
  • Transport: railways, clippers, convicts and crime
  • Land: technological advances, changing Australia
  • Women: suffragettes, marriage and divorce laws, Caroline Chisholm
  • Men: the Poor Laws, social expectations, Chartists
  • Children: education, child labour
  • Different groups in society: Indigenous peoples, the Irish, stereotypes
  • Social problems: baby farming, age of consent
  • New ideas: Communism, Darwinism, Imperialism


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Achieve! History - World War I Book 1
Achieve! History - World War I Book 1
Achieve! History - World War I Book 1 helps teachers implement the Year 9 Australian History Curriculum. Focusing on WWI; its causes, main events and effect on Australians, this title also includes an editable CD-ROM of all pages in the book that can be used to create tailored in-class activities or homework worksheets.

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Achieve! History - World War I Book 2
Achieve! History - World War I Book 2
Achieve! History - World War I Book 2 helps teachers implement the Year 9 Australian History Curriculum. Focusing on WW I; Gallipoli, the Western Front, the nature of warfare and the role of America, this title also includes an editable CD-ROM of all pages in the book that can be used to create tailored in-class activities or homework worksheets.

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Achieve! History – World War II Book 1
Achieve! History - World War II Book 1
Achieve! History – World War II Book 1 will assist teachers to implement the Australian Curriculum for year 10. Historical and literacy skills are developed through interpreting photographs and secondary sources, locating and categorising information and studying the impact of the wartime experience.

Each book includes a CD-ROM that contains all the pages of the book and illustrations files in editable formats. These files can be amended to suit the specific needs of your students.

Achieve! History – World War II Book 1 looks at the causes of the war, explores main events and studies the effect of the war on Australia. Content includes the Treaty of Versailles, the rise of the Nazi Party and the Holocaust. Different perspectives about Australia’s involvement in the war are studied, along with the experiences of those on the home front, including the role of women, the introduction of rationing, conscription, censorship and the response to the threat of a Japanese invasion.

Key features of the Achieve! History series:

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


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Achieve! History – World War II Book 2
Achieve! History - World War II Book 2
World War II Book 2 looks at the experiences of Australians in the war, explores main events and studies some of the post-war impact for Australia. Content includes the attack on Pearl Harbour, Kokoda, the experiences of POWs, the Thai–Burma railway, the bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, mateship, wartime intelligence and the ANZUS treaty.

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Downloadable pdf: Achieve! History - Making a Nation - Australia
Downloadable pdf: Achieve! History - Making a Nation - Australia
Written to address the requirements of the year 9 History curriculum, the Achieve! series has been developed to engage secondary school students who, because of poor reading skills, may struggle with regular classroom materials.

The ten units include a range of primary and secondary resources for students to analyse and respond to, and activities that enhance knowledge of content and literacy skills. Each book comes with a CD-ROM containing editable Word documents for each unit and an image library.

Achieve! Making a Nation – Australia 1750-1918 Units include:
  • Land: Indigenous land use, penal colony and pastoral settlement
  • The goldfields: Immigration, Women, The Eureka Rebellion
  • Non-European immigration: Chinese migration, Mongolian Octopus, racism
  • Life in 1900: Sanitation and health, homes
  • Federation: Reasons for federation
  • Australian identity: Ideas that shaped us, Identity
  • Cultural expression: Louisa Lawson, The Ned Kelly Gang film
  • Laws: Immigration restrictions
  • Money: minimum wage, pensions and allowances

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- Please choose carefully as this product cannot be refunded once PDF has been downloaded.
- This downloadable PDF does not contain the CD Rom from the hard copy version
- Credit card orders only; this product cannot be purchased on 30 Day Preview or School Invoice.

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Downloadable pdf: Achieve! History - The Ancient to the Modern World: Japan 1
Downloadable pdf: Achieve! History - The Ancient to the Modern World: Japan 1
Japan 1 is suitable for students in Years 7–10 with low-level literacy skills. It covers the events and people of shogunate Japan, including religion, wartime and the life of Tokugawa Leyasu. Also features an editable CD-ROM of all pages in the book and supports Australian Curriculum outcomes.

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Downloadable pdf: Achieve! History - The Ancient to the Modern World: Medieval Europe 1
Downloadable pdf: Achieve! History - The Ancient to the Modern World: Medieval Europe 1
Medieval Europe 1 provides student with a basis for identifying European geographical locations and the time frame for the medieval era. This title covers feudalism, fealty and the main social classes of medieval Europe, as well as the significant influence of Charlemagne and the Catholic Church.

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Downloadable pdf: Achieve! History - The Ancient to the Modern World: The Vikings 1
Downloadable pdf: Achieve! History - The Ancient to the Modern World: The Vikings 1
The Ancient to the Modern World: The Vikings 1 students will develop their historical knowledge and understanding of Viking society. Units of work explore the geographical spread and influence of the Vikings, their skills...

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Downloadable pdf: Achieve! History - The Ancient World - Egypt 1
Downloadable pdf: Achieve! History - The Ancient World - Egypt 1
The Ancient World – Egypt 1 enables students to develop their historical knowledge and understanding of ancient Egypt through the study of the land’s physical features, everyday life, the importance of religion, death and funerary customs....

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Downloadable pdf: Achieve! History - The Ancient World - Greece 1
Downloadable pdf: Achieve! History - The Ancient World - Greece 1
The Ancient World – Greece 1 enables students to develop their historical knowledge and understanding of ancient Greece through the study of the origins of Greece and the land’s physical features, everyday life and society, politics and governance....

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Downloadable pdf: Achieve! History - The Ancient World - Rome 1
Downloadable pdf: Achieve! History - The Ancient World - Rome 1
The Ancient World – Rome 1 enables students to develop their historical knowledge and understanding of ancient Rome through the study of the land’s physical features, everyday life and society, patricians and plebeians, the importance of religion....

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Downloadable pdf: Achieve! History - The Ancient World: China 1
Downloadable pdf: Achieve! History - The Ancient World: China 1
China 1 is suitable for students in years 7–10 with low-level literacy skills. It covers women's lives, war, religion and trade of ancient China, including the life of Emperor Qin Shi Huang. Also features an editable CD-ROM of all pages in the book that can be tailored to the needs of individual students.

Our Price: AUD$38.96 Inc GST
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Downloadable pdf: Achieve! History - World War I Book 1
Downloadable pdf: Achieve! History - World War I Book 1
Achieve! History - World War I Book 1 helps teachers implement the Year 9 Australian History Curriculum. Focusing on WWI; its causes, main events and effect on Australians, this title also includes an editable CD-ROM of all pages in the book that can be used to create tailored in-class activities or homework worksheets.

Our Price: AUD$38.96 Inc GST
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Downloadable pdf: Achieve! History - World War I Book 2
Downloadable pdf: Achieve! History - World War I Book 2
Achieve! History - World War I Book 2 helps teachers implement the Year 9 Australian History Curriculum. Focusing on WW I; Gallipoli, the Western Front, the nature of warfare and the role of America, this title also includes an editable CD-ROM of all pages in the book that can be used to create tailored in-class activities or homework worksheets.

Our Price: AUD$38.96 Inc GST
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Downloadable pdf: Achieve! History - World War II Book 1
Downloadable pdf: Achieve! History - World War II Book 1
Achieve! History – World War II Book 1 will assist teachers to implement the Australian Curriculum for year 10. Historical and literacy skills are developed through interpreting photographs and secondary sources, locating and categorising information and studying the impact of the wartime experience. Each book includes a CD-ROM that contains all the pages of the book and illustrations files in editable formats. These files can be amended to suit the specific needs of your students. Achieve! History – World War II Book 1 looks at the causes of the war, explores main events and studies the effect of the war on Australia. Content includes the Treaty of Versailles, the rise of the Nazi Party and the Holocaust. Different perspectives about Australia’s involvement in the war are studied, along with the experiences of those on the home front, including the role of women, the introduction of rationing, conscription, censorship and the response to the threat of a Japanese invasion.

About the series:
While very suitable for the regular classroom, each of the Achieve! series of History titles has been written at a literacy level that makes the pages appropriate for secondary school students who, because of poor reading skills, may struggle to comprehend regular classroom materials. This series has been written to match the new Australian History Curriculum.
Terms and Conditions:
- Please choose carefully as this product cannot be refunded once purchased.
- This downloadable PDF does not contain the CD Rom from the hard copy version
- Credit card orders only; this product cannot be purchased on 30 Day Preview or School Invoice.

View the CAL+ Terms and Conditions for use of downloadable PDFs by Blake Education
View ACARA disclaimer


Our Price: AUD$38.96 Inc GST
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Downloadable pdf: Achieve! History - World War II Book 2
Downloadable pdf: Achieve! History - World War II Book 2
World War II Book 2 looks at the experiences of Australians in the war, explores main events and studies some of the post-war impact for Australia. Content includes the attack on Pearl Harbour, Kokoda, the experiences of POWs, the Thai–Burma railway, the bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, mateship, wartime intelligence and the ANZUS treaty.

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