ATAR Notes: Year 12 Ancient History Complete Course Notes (2019-2020)

Author: Susie Dodds, Publisher: ATAR Notes

ATAR Notes' Ancient History Year 12 Notes contain extensive coverage of the core topic (Cities of Vesuvius), and the most popular option for Section II (Ancient Greece: Spartan Society) with detailed evidence, historiography, and source analyses. Hence, these notes are going to save you a lot of your valuable resource: time!

But best of all, there is a whole section dedicated to tips and tricks to help you ace all four sections of the exam, including a tonne of advice for structuring short answers, extended responses, and essays. So these notes are also going to save you marks!

That’s because they will explain to you exactly how you should structure your responses. Need to know how to be clear and concise for 1-4 mark questions? Want an easy template for tricky 6 mark questions? Struggling with those awful 10+ mark extended responses? These Notes have you covered.

There’s also a tonne of written and epigraphic sources, with detailed tips for remembering and understanding it all. That’s what makes these Ancient History Year 12 Notes the perfect thing to give you the edge in your HSC studies.


I Core Study: Cities of Vesuvius – Pompeii and Herculaneum

  • 1 Survey
  • 2 Investigating sources for Pompeii and Herculaneum
  • 3 Interpreting sources for Pompeii and Herculaneum
  • 4 Reconstructing and conserving the past

II Ancient Societies Option G: Spartan society to the Battle of Leuctra 371 BC

  • 1 Survey
  • 2 Social structure and political organisation
  • 3 The economy
  • 4 Religion, death, and burial
  • 5 Cultural and everyday life

III Exam revision

  • 1 Decoding the exam
  • 2 How to ace Section I
  • 3 How to ace Section II
  • 4 How to ace Section III
  • 5 How to write a Band 6 essay for Section 4

IV How to study for Ancient History

  • Study Techniques

About the Author

Susie Dodds is an expert in all things HSC History! As a recipient of a History Teacher’s Association award, she achieved stellar Year 12 results. Susie graduated in 2016 with a state rank in Modern and a Band 6 in Ancient. She’s also an invaluable member of the NSW ATAR Notes forum team, and an exceptional tutor and lecturer. She is currently studying a Bachelor of Communications (Media Arts and Production) at UTS.

More Information
Year Level Year 12
Date of Publication 2018
ISBN 9781925534719
Subject Ancient History, History
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