NSW History Transformed: Stage 5 – [Text + Interactive CambridgeGO]

  • ISBN: 9781108893008
  • Published: ETA 1 July 2020
  • Audience: Secondary
  • Age- Year: Year 9, Year 10
  • Stages: Stage 5
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
  • Author: Jonathon Dallimore et al
  • RRP: $74.95
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Equip students with powerful tools and skills to analyse and interpret the past and to make a connection between history and its relevance to their lives.

With comprehensive coverage of all syllabus topics across ‘The Ancient World to the Modern World’ (Stage 4) and ‘The making of the Modern World and Australia’ (Stage 5), History Transformed includes:

  • two affordable Stage resources covering all syllabus topics for every Depth Study, offering great value for money without sacrificing the depth of content needed to master historical concepts and skills
  • overviews presented in engaging double-page spreads with timelines and maps, and a more detailed video that students can watch in class or at home
  • concepts and skills development embedded throughout the course in a range of actvities that help students to make the necessary connections between the skill and the subject matter
  • exceptional primary and secondary sources and accompanying source analysis questions carefully selected to encourage students to engage with historical skills in context, including using multiple sources – an essential history skill in higher levels
  • a huge range of activities and assessment tools including scaffolded skills-based activities, Visible Thinking Routines inspired by Harvard’s Project Zero, and a range of end-of-chapter activities
  • comprehensive digital resources to engage students with immersive video and audio sources, widgets and interactive activities in every chapter
  • teaching, learning, assessment and reporting tools through the integrated interactive resources along with a powerful Learning Management System (LMS).



About the authors
How to use this resource
Depth study 1 – Making a Better World?
1 The Industrial Revolution
2 Movement of peoples
3 Progressive ideas and movements (digital-only)
Depth study 2 – Australia and Asia
4 Making a nation
5 Asia and the world: Vietnam
Depth study 3 – Australians at War
6 Australians at War: World War I
7 Australians at War: World War II
Depth study 4 – Rights and Freedoms
8 Rights and freedoms
Depth study 5 – The Globalising World
9 Popular culture
10 The environment movement
11 Migration experiences
Depth study 6 – School developed topics
drawn from either of the overviews
12 The Holocaust (digital-only)
13 Australia, the Cold War and Vietnam


About the Authors

Jonathon Dallimore

Jonathon Dallimore began teaching history in 2006. He is currently working as a Professional Officer for the History Teachers’ Association of NSW and teaching History Methods at the University of New South Wales and the University of Wollongong. He has written several texts for the NSW Stage 6 syllabus including Modern History and History Extension.

Ashley America

AJ America is a researcher, educator, and musician. She graduated from The Australian National University in 2017 with First Class Honours and PhB majoring in History. During her studies, she was the recipient of the Lady Isaacs prize, and the David Campbell prize, and was awarded prizes at both the 2015 ANU Student Research Conference and the 2015 Australasian Conference of Undergraduate Research. Since graduating, AJ has worked as a research assistant for Dr. Rosanne Kennedy, tutored multiple courses on twentieth century history at the ANU, and curated a seminar on skills in historical writing.

Luke Bartolo

Luke Bartolo is Head Teacher of Teaching & Learning at a Western Sydney High School and has written for the academic journals Teaching History, mETAphor, and English in Australia, as well as contributing material to textbooks for Into English, Cambridge University Press, and Phoenix Education. He has a strong interest in Indigenous histories both in Australia and the Americas, and he regularly shares resources and pedagogy on his blog at lukebartolo.blogspot.com.au.

Melissa Bright

Melissa Bright is a highly engaging Modern and Ancient History teacher working in a high-achieving HSIE faculty at Elderslie High School. She has also been an HSC marker for Modern and Ancient History, and was one of the accompanying teachers on the 2019 NSW Premier’s ANZAC Memorial Scholarship Tour. She is also a co-author of Cambridge Checkpoints HSC Modern History and Power and Authority in the Modern World: 1919-1946 – Stage 6 Topics in Modern History.

Kay Carroll

Dr Kay Carroll is a Lecturer in History Education and the Director of the Secondary Teaching Program, Western Sydney University. Her current research and teaching interests are History Curriculum and Pedagogy. She has been a former Vice President of the History Teachers’ Association of NSW (HTANSW) and History Educator for Macquarie University, the Australian Catholic University and the University of New South Wales. Previously she has been a HSIE Head of Department and teacher across Catholic, independent and state schools. More recently, she has supported the implementation of the NSW History Syllabus K-10 across Catholic schools. She has published texts and journals in Global Education, Historical Inquiry and Pedagogy.

Tom Dunwoodie

Tom Dunwoodie is currently the Head of English and librarian of Trinity Catholic College in Goulburn. He has previously served as Head of History for the multi-campus M.E.T Schools in New South Wales. Tom has attended several universities, most recently obtaining a Masters of Humanities in research from the University of New England, Armidale.

Andrew Finlay

Andrew Finlay is a public high school history teacher in New South Wales. Before entering the education system, Andrew worked for ten years in a variety of museums in Australia and Singapore as a historian, curator and public programming manager. Andrew has degrees in modern history, ancient history, politics, palaeontology, museum practice and education.

Robert Loeffel

Dr Robert Loeffel has taught at Sydney Grammar School for over 15 years. He has also coordinated courses on 19th and 20th century history at the University of New South Wales. He had written textbooks and research works, predominantly on Nazi Germany and World War II.

Nicole Matthews

Nicole Matthews is a HSIE teacher at Narromine High School, in the Central West of NSW.

Michael Molkentin

Dr Michael Molkentin is Coordinator of English, Drama and LOTE at Shellharbour Anglican College and an Adjunct Lecturer in History at UNSW Canberra. He has a PhD in History from UNSW and is the author of four books, in addition to numerous chapters and articles, on the history of military conflict, aviation and air power.

Ebony Toth

Ebony Toth is a passionate Ancient History and English teacher working in a Western Sydney High School. She has presented at the ETA Annual Conference, created units of work for mEsh and is an advocate for challenging her students through Project Based Learning. She loves to travel and has a keen interest for all things ancient Rome and Greek.

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