(Hard Copy Price: $42.95 – including postage; Ebook price: $19.95)
Online Classroom: Australian History Series – Year 1 is a package that includes:
- Interactive Online Resource
The online resource can be viewed on smart/whiteboards, tablets and laptops. This interactive resource includes videos, audio, clickable buttons, graphics and more. It is specifically targeted at engaging Year 1 students and bringing History to life for them.
- Teachers’ Guide
The teachers’ guide includes step-by-step instructions to using the online resource. All you will need to know about using the online resource is provided in this guide.
- BLM Activity Sheets
Photocopiable BLM activity sheets which link to the online content are included in this package. Originally created for our popular BLM ‘Australian History Series Book 1: Family Life’, these activity pages have been modified for this package. Students can complete the activities after viewing the online content. All of the activity sheets have been carefully created to meet the requirements of the Australian Curriculum.
Online Classroom brings Year 1 History to life. The curriculum-linked topics include:
- Family Roles and Structures:
The first section encourages the students to explore family structures and roles in the recent past and in the present, and examine how they have changed and/or stayed the same. This section also gives students the opportunity to look at family structures in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander societies.
- Expressing Time:
The second section is designed to help students express time. It introduces and consolidates vocabulary to do with the past, the present and the future by exploring significant events and dates within students’ own context.
- Daily Life Now and Then:
The third and final section includes activities which help the students use a number of sources to investigate the lives of their parents and grandparents when they were young.
Online Classroom can be used to:
• plan and present your lessons
• generate lively class discussions
• set up group work
• foster independent learning on individual devices
• set online homework and digital research tasks