English Is ... English for the Australian Curriculum Year 8 eGuidePLUS (Online Purchase) Image

English Is ... English for the Australian Curriculum Year 8 eGuidePLUS (Online Purchase)

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English is ... English for the Australian Curriculum Year 8 eGuidePLUS (Online Purchase) is an electronic version of the student textbook plus a complementary set of targeted digital resources which make teacher planning and preparation easier. These flexible and engaging ICT activities are available online at the JacarandaPLUS website (www.jacplus.com.au).  

Your eGuidePLUS resources include:
• full version of the student eBookPLUS
• answer versions of worksheets
• teachers' notes on operating a differentiated classroom
• notes on assessment tasks
• Australian Curriculum: English coverage grids.
What is onlinepurchase?
is a Jacaranda digital only product.
Following payment you will receive a registration code via email.
Go to www.jacplus.com.au to register your code and access your digital resource.


Unit 1: Language Evolution
1.1 Reading language from another era
1.2 Technology and language change
1.3 The influence of other languages on English
Unit 2 Me, Myself and I
2.1 Names, labels and identity 
2.2 The teenage community
2.3 Spoken language in fiction and non-fiction
Unit 3 Constructing Effective Texts
3.1 Constructing imaginative texts
3.2 Constructing informative texts
3.3  Experimenting with text structures and features
Unit 4 Crafting Character
4.1 Characters and self-discovery
4.2 Characters and their worlds
4.3 Characters and social commentary
Unit 5 Hearts and Minds
5.1 Rhetoric in action
5.2 Writing rhetoric 
5.3 Persuasive speaking techniques
Unit 6 Picture This
6.1 The idea of representation
6.2 Ideas expressed in images
6.3 Making meaning
Unit 7 Seriously Funny
7.1 Humour entertains
7.2 Humour entertains and persuades
7.3 Humour in context