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Jacaranda English 7 LearnON & Print

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Jacaranda English 7 learnON & Print
This combined print and digital title is suitable for all state English curricula. The textbook comes with a complimentary activation code for learnON, the powerful digital learning platform making learning personalised and visible for both students and teachers. The latest edition of Jacaranda English 7 includes these key features:
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  • Clear and concise content to support all reading abilities
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About the authors vii

How to use this resource viii

Topic concept map xii

Reading & watching diary xiv

Acknowledgements xvi

1 Why learn English? 2

1.1 Overview 3

1.2 What’s in it for you? 5

1.3 Having fun with English 8

1.4 Review 11

Unit 1 Reading 13

2 Reading for enjoyment 14

2.1 Overview 15

2.2 Genres 16

2.3 What you can learn by reading 22

2.4 Reading creatively 27

2.5 Topic project: Epic book review 32

2.6 SkillBuilder: Reading widely

2.7 Review 34

3 Reading for inference 36

3.1 Overview 37

3.2 What is reading for inference? 38

3.3 Inference in poetry 47

3.4 Inference in fiction 51

3.5 Inference in non-fiction 56

3.6 Inference in articles 61

3.7 Topic project: Short story adaptation 67

3.8 SkillBuilder: Annotating text

3.9 Review 69

4 Visual literature 72

4.1 Overview 73

4.2 Analysing images 74

4.3 Visual storytelling 82

4.4 Advertising 90

4.5 Topic project: A visual story 97

4.6 SkillBuilder: Annotating visuals

4.7 Review 99

Unit 2 Viewing and Listening 103

5 Viewing for enjoyment 104

5.1 Overview 105

5.2 Film and television genres 106

5.3 Film and television adaptation 111

5.4 Videogame narratives 115

5.5 What makes engaging online content? 119

5.6 Topic project: Create your own engaging content 124

5.7 SkillBuilder: Film critic

5.8 Review 126

6 Viewing for inference 128

6.1 Overview 129

6.2 Inferring from film 130

6.3 Inferring from plays 138

6.4 Inferring from animation 144

6.5 Topic project: Become a scriptwriter 148

6.6 SkillBuilder: Annotating film

6.7 Review 150

7 Audiobooks and podcasts 152

7.1 Overview 153

7.2 Are audiobooks literature? 154

7.3 Why listen to podcasts? 159

7.4 Topic project: A podcast master 164

7.5 SkillBuilder: Improving your podcast

7.6 Review 166

Unit 3 Language 169

8 Metalanguage 170

8.1 Overview 171

8.2 What is metalanguage? 172

8.3 Tense 181

8.4 Figurative language 188

8.5 First, second and third person perspective 194

8.6 Topic project: Metalanguage Story Wall 198

8.7 SkillBuilder: Building your vocabulary

8.8 Review 200

9 Spelling and punctuation 204

9.1 Overview 205

9.2 Capital letters 206

9.3 Commas and full stops 210

9.4 Colons 215

9.5 Semicolons 220

9.6 Apostrophes 224

9.7 Making plurals 228

9.8 Spelling strategies 233

9.9 Topic project: Spelling and punctuation poster 242

9.10 SkillBuilder: Complex spellings

9.11 Review 244

Unit 4 Writing 247

10 How to write sentences 248

10.1 Overview 249

10.2 What are sentences? 250

10.3 Simple sentences 253

10.4 Compound sentences 256

10.5 Complex sentences 261

10.6 Compound-complex sentences 264

10.7 Topic project: You be the teacher 268

10.8 SkillBuilder: Varying sentence structure

10.9 Review 270

11 How to write paragraphs 272

11.1 Overview 273

11.2 Paragraph structures 274

11.3 Preparing to write 280

11.4 Descriptive paragraphs 286

11.5 Expository paragraphs 291

11.6 Persuasive paragraphs 298

11.7 Connecting paragraphs 307

11.8 Topic project: Paragraph teamwork 314

11.9 SkillBuilder: Writing logical paragraphs

11.10 Review 316

12 How to write essays 320

12.1 Overview 321

12.2 Essay structures 322

12.3 Unpacking the question 325

12.4 Crafting your argument 329

12.5 Contentions 336

12.6 Supporting evidence 341

12.7 Introductions, linking and conclusions 345

12.8 Topic project: Say it in an essay 350

12.9 SkillBuilder: Two-sided contentions

12.10 Review 352

13 Storytelling 356

13.1 Overview 357

13.2 Developing plot 358

13.3 Developing character 364

13.4 Creating mood 368

13.5 Using language creatively 373

13.6 Topic project: Choose your own adventure 380

13.7 SkillBuilder: Microfiction

13.8 Review 382

14 Editing and proofreading 386

14.1 Overview 387

14.2 Editing for coherence 388

14.3 Varying your vocabulary 393

14.4 Answering the question 401

14.5 Proofreading and referencing 406

14.6 Strategies for editing and proofreading 412

14.7 Topic project: Be the editor 416

14.8 SkillBuilder: Macro-editing and micro-editing

14.9 Review 418

Unit 5 Speaking and Debating 421

15 Constructing an argument 422

15.1 Overview 423

15.2 The value of argument 424

15.3 Preparing your argument 429

15.4 Persuasive techniques 436

15.5 Debating 442

15.6 Topic project: Speed debating 446

15.7 SkillBuilder: Speaking to an audience

15.8 Review 448

16 Speaking and listening to others 452

16.1 Overview 453

16.2 Arguing respectfully 454

16.3 How to adjust your discussion on the fly 457

16.4 Rebutting arguments 461

16.5 Inference in discussion 466

16.6 Topic project: We disagree 470

16.7 SkillBuilder: Active listening

16.8 Review 472

Glossary 475

Index 483