Oxford Insight History for NSW (2E) Year 10 Student Book + obook assess

Author: Dr Bruce Dennett; Bernie Howitt; Emily Shanahan, Publisher: Oxford University Press

Oxford Insight History for NSW 2E is an engaging, academically rigorous series that covers all depth studies in the NSW History syllabus for Stages 4 and 5/Years 7 to 10, presented in both single–year and stage–level formats.

To prepare students for the demands of the recently updated Stage 6 Ancient and Modern History syllabi, the new editions have been fully revised to feature an explicit focus on scaffolded historical skills development and inquiry-based learning.

Featuring the most up-to-date information, Oxford Insight History for NSW 2E also provides coverage of fresh case studies, recent events and historical findings and ideas.

Developed by respected History authors and Oxford’s award-winning publishing team, the series offers accessible print content designed to spark curiosity and initiative in students of all abilities, supported by improved online student resources and teacher support materials.


  • Topic-based spreads provide structured teaching and learning
  • Stunning images and illustrations engage students and support deep inquiry
  • The Historian’s toolkit provides a stand-alone reference for all historical skills and concepts that can be taught as a separate unit of work or revisited as required
  • Key content panels at the beginning of each section reinforce learning intentions
  • Source study activities invite students to analyse a range of primary and secondary sources designed to bring the past to life
  • Case study spreads provide opportunities to interrogate historical explanations and theories
  • Checkpoint questions linked to content dot points in the NSW History Syllabus appear at the end of every section and are accompanied by differentiated worksheets
  • Check your learning panels review student progress and provide opportunities for analysis and extension
  • Spotlight activities highlight key skills and concepts
  • Think, pair, share activities encourage student collaboration
  • Visible thinking prompts help develop students’ critical thinking and analysis skills (perspective, analysis and use of sources)
  • Margin glossary definitions provide instant clarification of key terms


  • The Historian's toolkit: concepts and skills
  • Part D - Rights and Freedoms: An Overview (Depth Study 4)
  • Chapter 7 Rights and Freedoms
  • Part E - The Globalising World: An Overview (Depth Study 4)
  • Chapter 8 Popular culture
  • Chapter 9 The environment movement
  • Chapter 10 Migration experiences
  • Part F - School-developed Topic: An Overview (Depth Study 4)
  • Chapter 11 Australia in the Vietnam War era
More Information
Year Level Year 10
Edition 2nd
Date of Publication 9 December 2020
ISBN 9780190327538
Subject History
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