(Hard Copy Price: $42.95 – including postage; Ebook price: $19.95)
Online Classroom: Australian History Series – Year 2 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 2 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 2: The Past In The Present’, 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 2 History to life. The curriculum-linked topics include:
- Significant People and Places:
The first section emphasises that people have important stories to tell about the past. It also introduces the idea that places in their local area can give us a sense about what life was like many years ago.
- Sites of Significance:
The second section introduces students to sites of historical and cultural importance in Australia to help them choose a site to study in their local area.
- Changing Technology and People’s Lives:
The final section explores how advancing technology has changed the way we live. Housing, travel, communication, entertainment are points of examination.
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