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Jacaranda English 7-10
 is now available on learnON, the new digital learning platform from Jacaranda.


Trusted English content delivered in new and better ways


Combining quality content, a “learning made visible” framework and an exciting new platform, Jacaranda provides new and better ways to dramatically improve teaching and learning. To meet the needs of all schools, the Jacaranda English series is available in print and digital formats.

The Jacaranda English series will be delivered on a brand new eBook powered by learnON, the immersive digital learning platform that replaces eBookPLUS. learnON transforms trusted Jacaranda content to make learning more visible, personalised and social. For teachers, learnON includes additional teacher resources such as quarantined questions and answers, curriculum grids and work programs—no separate eGuide purchase is required.

For customers not ready to make the transition to digital-only learning, the Jacaranda English is … series is available as a familiar print textbook (published in 2012). The print editions also include an activation code for eBookPLUS (the original eBook) so schools can take advantage of the benefits of both formats.

To complement the Jacaranda English series, Knowledge Quest is available for Years 7-10.


Content highlights


The Jacaranda English series provides high quality, curriculum-aligned content suitable for use in all states.

Differentiated activities

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Differentiated activities provide all students with an entry point to the texts

Structured topics

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Sub-topic structure allows for a dip-in, dip-out approach

Pre-prepared activities

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‘Ready to Read’ activities prepare less able readers to engage with the texts

Workshops

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Mini workshops drill down to teach key English skills in a progressive ‘Tell me’, ‘Show me’, ‘Let me do it’ process

Variety of assessments

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Includes a wide variety of assessment options at the end of every topic with rubrics to guide students

An immersive experience

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Reading content with integrated media provides a dynamic and uninterrupted learning experience

Platform highlights


The Jacaranda English series is available on learnON, the immersive digital learning platform.

Jacaranda learnON transforms trusted Jacaranda content to make learning more visible, personalised and social. It has been developed to achieve the highest level of digital sophistication, while supporting a wide range of users from the digital novice to the digital expert. That’s why every title delivered by learnON comes with printables (PDFs) of the reading content and activities, as well as the opportunity for teachers to unlock premium features for their classes.*

All Jacaranda English titles powered by learnON comes with these powerful features out-of-the-box:

Everything in the one place, from theory to media, questions, answers and more, creates a seamless learning experience

Videos and interactivities embedded within the reading content, at the point of learning, support and enhance learning

Students gain visibility into their own performance via a user-friendly dashboard and on-demand reports

Customisation features such as highlighting, notes and favourites personalise the learning experience

Students receive immediate feedback via worked solutions and questions that are automatically marked

Teachers gain visibility into student performance with continual access to all students’ activities and results

Premium feature

Teachers can intervene at the right time by providing immediate and personalised feedback to students

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Collaboration enables a virtual classroom experience as students are connected to their teacher and peers

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Premium customisation enables teachers to upload their own resources, create and assign assessments, and more

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*Premium features require certification by individual teachers. Certification (coming September 2017) will count towards Professional Development accreditation hours.

Learning made visible with learnON


All titles delivered by learnON align with the Jacaranda “learning made visible” framework.

This evidence-based pedagogical framework has been carefully constructed to make learning visible to students, teachers, schools and parents. At Jacaranda, we believe that making learning visible ensures that no student is left behind and no student is held back.

All Jacaranda English titles delivered by learnON provide:

Diagnosis – pre-test (for)

learnON includes a pre-test to determine students’ proficiency before they begin a new topic of study

Learning goals

Taken directly from the curriculum, learnON includes clear goals outlining what students will learn in each topic

Practice (as)

learnON enables practice through the completion of questions and particular activities, directly in the learnON platform

Rich instruction

learnON includes theories, worked examples, videos, interactivities, discussions, activities, group work, investigations, practical tasks and more

Feedback

In learnON, students receive feedback from a number of sources including the platform (via worked solutions and auto-marked questions), their teacher or peers

Remediation

With visibility of students’ results, teachers can easily identify less abled and/or weak performing students in learnON and provide remedial exercises

Acceleration (Vertical)

Teachers can accelerate students in learnON, assigning work beyond the level they are enrolled in (for example, giving a Year 7 student Year 8 work)

Extension (Horizontal)

learnON enables teachers to extend individuals or groups of students, providing work beyond the curriculum, including their own material

Collaboration

learnON provides opportunities for offline and online collaboration, from the entire title level down to the subtopic and even specific content level

End of topic formal test (of)

Teachers can use the quarantined topic tests in learnON as summative assessments, to be completed online or used as offline printable tests

Evaluation – post-test (of)

Used in conjunction with the pre-test, learnON includes a post-test to measure students’ achievement and improvement through the topic

Available titles


  • learnON

    Title: Jacaranda English 7 learnON
    ISBN: 9780730313724
    Author(s): Moult, Glasson, Kimber, Jackson, Margrain and Yaxley
    Publish date: November 2017
    RRP: $54.95
    Year: 7
    Delivery: Activation code

  • eBookPLUS + Print

    Title: English Is … English for the Australian Curriculum Year 7 & eBookPLUS
    ISBN: 9781742467702
    Author(s): Moult, Glasson, Kimber, Jackson, Margrain and Yaxley
    Publish date: July 2012
    RRP: $69.95
    Year: 7
    Delivery: Activation code

  • learnON

    Title: Jacaranda English 8 learnON
    ISBN: 9780730313687
    Author(s): Haley, Grieve, Kimber, Manning, Wardle and Yaxley
    Publish date: November 2017
    RRP: $54.95
    Year: 8
    Delivery: Activation code

  • eBookPLUS + Print

    Title: English Is … English for the Australian Curriculum Year 8 & eBookPLUS
    ISBN: 9781742467757
    Author(s): Haley, Grieve, Kimber, Manning, Wardle and Yaxley
    Publish date: July 2012
    RRP: $69.95
    Year: 8
    Delivery: Activation code

  • learnON

    Title: Jacaranda English 9 learnON
    ISBN: 9780730323518
    Author(s): Chumley, Gardiner, Kimber, Moult and Stanley
    Publish date: November 2016
    RRP: $54.95
    Year: 9
    Delivery: Activation code

  • eBookPLUS + Print

    Title: English Is … English for the Australian Curriculum Year 9 & eBookPLUS
    ISBN: 9781742467801
    Author(s): Chumley, Gardiner, Kimber, Moult and Stanley
    Publish date: August 2012
    RRP: $69.95
    Year: 9
    Delivery: Activation code

  • learnON

    Title: Jacaranda English 10 learnON
    ISBN: 9780730323471
    Author(s): Gardiner, Chumley, Grieve, Jones, Kimber, Manning and Yaxley
    Publish date: November 2016
    RRP: $54.95
    Year: 10
    Delivery: Activation code

  • eBookPLUS + Print

    Title: English Is … English for the Australian Curriculum Year 10 & eBookPLUS
    ISBN: 9781742467856
    Author(s): Gardiner, Chumley, Grieve, Jones, Kimber, Manning and Yaxley
    Publish date: September 2012
    RRP: $69.95
    Year: 10
    Delivery: Activation code

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Jacaranda’s most trusted titles and resources in one high-value bundle.


Get these titles as part of the Jacaranda Bundle plus – a high quality digital learning package of 10+ engaging resources that comes with dedicated training and support, making it easy for schools to start or progress their digital learning journey.

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Jacaranda Bundle plus shown is for the Australian Curriculum.

See Jacaranda English in action


Click the buttons on the menu to cycle through each feature:

Embedded videos

Videos are embedded at the point of learning to familiarise students with key English concepts

Audio files

Audio files assist students with reading and understanding of excerpts

Annotations

Annotations – which appear as pop ups when students hover over highlighted parts of excerpts – enhance students’ understanding of the text

Integrated interactivities

Interactivities guide students through mini-skills workshops

Teacher feedback

Teachers can provide feedback to individual questions so students receive comments at the point of learning, and teachers can intervene at the right time
PREMIUM FEATURE

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English online skills game for Years 7-10

Knowledge Quest combines essential English content with games-based learning to improve students’ grammar, spelling, punctuation, vocabulary and reading comprehension.

EXPLORE HOW KNOWLEDGE QUEST ENHANCES ENGLISH SKILLS