Ch 1 Consumer choice
Ch 2 Promoting and selling
Ch 3 Personal finance
Ch 4 Investing
Ch 5 The job market
Ch 6 Employment issues
Ch 7 Running a business
Ch 8 Our economy
Ch 9 E-commerce
Ch 10 Global links
CIVICS & CITIZENSHIP
Ch 11 The legal system
Ch 12 Law and society
Ch 13 Law in action
Ch 14 How we are governed
Ch 15 Political involvement
Ch 16 The Australian Community
Index of URL's
VELS cross-reference guide - linking the strands to the student text and CDROM.
Topics explained at the appropriate language level so students can achieve a high level of economic and civic knowledge and understanding
Keywords. Each topic starts with the terminology and concepts being taught within each section of the text. These terms appear in bold when first encountered in the text.
Integrate ICT. Students can explore the topics beyond the text and help students develop their ICT skills with over 150 URL addresses and related activities.
Check your understanding allows students to consolidate and communicate their knowledge and understanding of key ideas.
Think and communicate offers a wide range of tasks focusing on: reasoning and interpretation, classroom discussion, group activities, presenting, development of writing skills and individual research. The activities cater for a wide range of teaching styles and student abilities.
Case studies and special interest boxes are featured throughout the text bring the topic into the student's world.
Full colour illustrations, using photos, cartoons and newspaper extracts.
Diagrams, mind maps, statistical information and tables used to explain key concepts.
Chapter reviews with multiple choice questions, role-plays, literacy tasks and activities designed to consolidate the concepts and skills developed in a chapter.
The student CD ROM includes the complete text with direct links to over 150 URLs when online.
Supporting write-in Student Homework Book containing activities and extension material that builds on each unit in the student text.