Jacaranda History Alive

For the Victorian Curriculum

The Jacaranda History Alive Victorian Curriculum series has been designed to support the huge variety and range of approaches and styles for successfully teaching history. Providing a rich set of tools and activities that every history teacher can use to bring history to life.

Interactivities VC History Alice 7-10

Bringing history to life

A rich suite of stunning new images, videos, interactivities – to spark students’ curiosity and imagination.

Helping teachers teach their way

A diverse range of activities to help teachers teach history their way and give teachers the best possible experience regardless of technology constraints and platform choices.

Jacaranda History Alive VC series

Accessible to every student

Activities organised from lower to higher levels of complexity plus challenge opportunities for those thirsting for more.

Unlock deep insights into performance

With learnON, Jacaranda’s immersive eBook, teachers can unlock deep insights into student and cohort performance.


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  • Series features

    The latest editions include these key features:

    • Topics are organised around inquiry or ‘big’ questions, then structured into subtopics that present sections of content to suit classroom teaching practice
    • A focus on historical sources, with accompanying activities, target students’ understanding and application of historical skills and concepts
    • Activity banks at the end of each subtopic allow students to apply knowledge, skills and concepts as required by the curriculum
    • Skillbuilders provide an in-depth learning sequence to help students master key historical skills
    • Review sections with activities check students’ understanding and application of historical skills and concepts
    • Reading content with integrated media provides a dynamic and uninterrupted learning experience

  • Formats

    Jacaranda provides a range of format options to allow teachers to teach their class their way.


    Printed textbook with free digital code inside


    learnON is our immersive and flexible digital learning platform.

    iPad app

    Trusted Jacaranda content available online and offline through the iPad app


    Downloadable PDFs available in the learnON platform

  • Authors

    Robert Darlington

    Anne Low

    Benjamin Rood

    Yasmine McCafferty

    Allen Kerr

    Graeme Smithies

    Isabella Webster

    Ashley Wood

    Luke Jackson

    Nicholas Hughes

  • Offers and complementary products


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    Jacaranda Bundle Offers

    Get Jacaranda History Alive VC as part of the Jacaranda Value Bundle (print with digital) or the Jacaranda Digital Bundle (digital-only). These bundles provide trusted, high quality resources, at one low price to meet the unique needs of every Victorian school.





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Jacaranda History Alive VC series

The Jacaranda History Alive Victorian Curriculum series is available in a print with digital (learnON) or digital-only format to allow teachers to teach their class, their way. For digital customers, use your resource both online and offline with downloadable PDFs and the iPad app.