NEW FOR 2020

Jacaranda Humanities Alive

For the Victorian Curriculum

Four subjects in one or each subject individually – the choice is yours! 

Due to popular demand, Jacaranda is excited to announce the return of the much-loved Jacaranda Humanities Alive series for the 2020 school year.

Written by practising teachers and passionate subject experts, the new series includes a wealth of resources across multiple formats designed to spark students’ curiosity, build skills, and empower teachers to teach their class their way.



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Simply tell us whether your faculty is planning to use Jacaranda Humanities
Alive 
as your classroom resource in 2020 by 15th October 2019.

Lessons by Victoria’s best teachers

A selection of video lessons delivered by passionate subject teachers bring History and Geography topics to life to complement and enrich the classroom experience.

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Unmatched teacher support – teachON

Practical teaching advice, teacher-led videos and lesson plans, designed to save time and provide inspiration and support for teachers.

Thinking Big research projects

Thinking Big research projects for every topic provide opportunities for students to delve deeper, think creatively and work collaboratively.

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Focus on skills – SkillBuilders

Jacaranda’s award-winning SkillBuilders develop students’ skills in an engaging and accessible way. Delivered through our proven Tell me, Show me, Let me do it! approach and available in every topic.

Five new Victorian Humanities series

We are publishing a complete suite of Humanities resources for the 2020 school year, giving you the flexibility of a complete package or individual subjects – the choice is yours!

Jacaranda Humanities Victorian Curriculum suite
  • Series features

    The latest editions of Jacaranda’s Humanities Alive series include these key features:

    • Choice – four titles in one, or single-subject titles
    • teachON – video lessons by Victoria’s best teachers, teaching advice and lesson plans
    • learnON – our most powerful digital learning platform
      • An immersive digital platform in which students and teachers are connected
      • Rich media, including videos and interactives to engage and inspire
      • Results reported against skills and content, allowing unmatched visibility of students’ progress
      • Immediate, corrective feedback for students and an in-built testmaker for teachers to create assignments from a large pool of questions for immediate, spaced and mixed practice.
    • Thinking Big research projects – creative, imaginative, collaborative activities
    • SkillBuilders – Tell me, Show me, Let me do it!

  • Formats

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

    Print


    Printed textbook with free digital code inside

    Digital


    learnON is our immersive and flexible digital learning platform.

    iPad app


    Trusted Jacaranda content available online and offline through the iPad app

    PDF


    Downloadable PDFs available in the learnON platform

  • Authors

    Robert Darlington

    Judy Mraz

    Simon Phelan

    Jill Price

    Matt Richardson

    Graeme Smithies

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Jacaranda Humanities Alive VC series

The Jacaranda Humanities 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.

  • Year 7

    Print with digital


    Jacaranda Humanities Alive 7 VC 2E

    Title: Jacaranda Humanities Alive 7 Victorian Curriculum 2E learnON & Print
    ISBN: 9780730372837
    Publication date: November 2019
    RRP: $74.95

    Printed textbook with free digital code inside

     

    Digital


    Jacaranda Humanities Alive 7 VC 2E learnON

    Title: Jacaranda Humanities Alive 7 Victorian Curriculum 2E learnON
    ISBN: 9780730372868
    Publication date: September 2019
    RRP: $44.95

    learnON is the digital platform for students and teachers. Teachers get access to a bank of additional support resources – free!

    More sample chapters are available for this title.
    View all sample chapters here
    Jacaranda Humanities Alive 7 VC 2E (DRAFT TABLE OF CONTENTS)
    History Geography Civics and Citizenship
    Video lesson: History Video lesson: Geography Topic 17: The Australian Constitution, parliament and government
    Topic 1: Historical skills and concepts Topic 9: Geographical skills and concepts Topic 18: The legal system and you
    Topic 2: The ancient world: c.60 000 BCE to 650 CE Unit 1: Water in the world Topic 19: Australian citizenship, diversity and identity
    Topic 3: Ancient Australia Topic 10: Our precious environmental resources Economics and Business
    Topic 4: Ancient Egypt Topic 11: Water use and management in the world Topic 20: Working for a living — the world of consumers and producers
    Topic 5: Ancient Greece Topic 12: Too much, too little — water variability and its impacts Topic 21: Individual and business success
    Topic 6: Ancient Rome Topic 13: Natural hazards and extreme events SkillBuilders
    Topic 7: Ancient China Fieldwork inquiry: What is the water quality of my local catchment?
    Topic 8: Ancient India Unit 2: Place and liveability
    Topic 14: Choosing a place to live
    Topic 15: A world of people and places
    Topic 16: Liveable places
    Geographical inquiry: What is my place like?

  • Year 8

    Print with digital


    Jacaranda Humanities Alive 8 VC 2E

    Title: Jacaranda Humanities Alive 8 Victorian Curriculum 2E learnON & Print
    ISBN: 9780730372776
    Publication date: November 2019
    RRP: $74.95

    Printed textbook with free digital code inside

     

    Digital


    Jacaranda Humanities Alive 8 VC 2E learnON

    Title: Jacaranda Humanities Alive 8 Victorian Curriculum 2E learnON
    ISBN: 9780730372691
    Publication date: September 2019
    RRP: $44.95

    learnON is the digital platform for students and teachers. Teachers get access to a bank of additional support resources – free!

    More sample chapters are available for this title.
    View all sample chapters here
    Jacaranda Humanities Alive 8 VC 2E (DRAFT TABLE OF CONTENTS)
    History Geography Civics and Citizenship
    Video lesson: History Video lesson: Geography Topic 21: Rights, freedoms, democracy and the law
    Topic 1: Historical skills and concepts Topic 12: Geographical skills and concepts Topic 22: Influences on Australian society and national identity
    Topic 2: From the ancient to the modern world Unit 1: Landforms and landscapes Economics and Business
    Topic 3: The Vikings (c. 790-1066) Topic 13: Introducing landforms and landscapes Topic 23: The market system, government and consumer protection
    Topic 4: Medieval Europe (c. 590-1500) Topic 14: Landscapes formed by water Topic 24: Business decisions
    Topic 5: The Ottoman Empire (c. 1299-1683) Topic 15: Desert landscapes Topic 25: The changing work environment
    Topic 6: Angkor and the Khmer Empire (c. 802-1431) Topic 16: Mountain landscapes SkillBuilders
    Topic 7: Mongol expansion (c. 1206-1368) Topic 17: Rainforest landscapes
    Topic 8: Japan under the shoguns (c. 794-1867) Fieldwork inquiry: How does a waterway change from source to sea?
    Topic 9: Polynesian expansion across the Pacific
    (c. 700-1756)
    Unit 2: Changing nations
    Topic 10: Renaissance Italy (c. 1400-1600) Topic 18: Urbanisation and people on the move
    Topic 11: The Spanish conquest of the Americas
    (c. 1492-1572)
    Topic 19: Our changing urban world
    Topic 20: Managing and planning Australia’s urban future
    Geographical inquiry: Investigating an Asian megacity

  • Year 9

    Print with digital


    Jacaranda Humanities Alive 9 VC 2E

    Title: Jacaranda Humanities Alive 9 Victorian Curriculum 2E learnON & Print
    ISBN: 9780730372363
    Publication date:  December 2019
    RRP: $74.95

    Printed textbook with free digital code inside

     

    Digital


    Jacaranda Humanities Alive 9 VC 2E learnON

    Title: Jacaranda Humanities Alive 9 Victorian Curriculum 2E learnON
    ISBN: 9780730372370
    Publication date: October 2019
    RRP: $44.95

    learnON is the digital platform for students and teachers. Teachers get access to a bank of additional support resources – free!

    More sample chapters are available for this title.
    View all sample chapters here
    Jacaranda Humanities Alive 9 VC 2E (DRAFT TABLE OF CONTENTS)
    History Geography Civics and Citizenship
    Video lesson: History Video lesson: Geography Topic 19: Choosing a government
    Topic 1: Historical skills and concepts Topic 9: Geographical skills and concepts Topic 20: Australia’s justice system and the courts
    Topic 2: The Industrial Revolution (1750-1914): Technology and progress Unit 1: Biomes and food security Topic 21: Identity, the media and global connectedness
    Topic 3: The Industrial Revolution (1750-1914): The impact on people Topic 10: All the world is a biome Economics and Business
    Topic 4: Movement of peoples (1750-1914) Topic 11: Feeding the world Topic 22: The Australian and global economies
    Topic 5: Australia (1750-1918): Colonisation and conflict Topic 12: The impacts of global food production Topic 23: Managing financial risk
    Topic 6: Australia (1750-1918): From colonies to nationhood Topic 13: Challenges to food security Topic 24: Being enterprising
    Topic 7: China (1750-1918) Topic 14: Meeting our future global food needs Topic 25: Participants in the changing work environment
    Topic 8: World War I (1914-1918) Geographical inquiry: Biomes and food security SkillBuilders
    Unit 2: Geographies of interconnections
    Topic 15: Connecting with our places
    Topic 16: Tourists on the move
    Topic 17: Trade – a driving force for interconnection
    Topic 18: Global ICT — connections, disparity and impacts
    Fieldwork inquiry: What are the effects of travel in the local community?

  • Year 10

    Print with digital


    Jacaranda Humanities Alive 10 VC 2E

    Title: Jacaranda Humanities Alive 10 Victorian Curriculum 2E learnON & Print
    ISBN: 9780730372431
    Publication date: December 2019
    RRP: $74.95

    Printed textbook with free digital code inside

     

    Digital


    Jacaranda Humanities Alive 10 VC 2E learnON

    Title: Jacaranda Humanities Alive 10 Victorian Curriculum 2E learnON
    ISBN: 9780730372479
    Publication date: October 2019
    RRP: $44.95

    learnON is the digital platform for students and teachers. Teachers get access to a bank of additional support resources – free!

    More sample chapters are available for this title.
    View all sample chapters here
    Jacaranda Humanities Alive 10 VC 2E (DRAFT TABLE OF CONTENTS)
    History Geography Civics and Citizenship
    Video lesson: History Video lesson: Geography Topic 20: Regional government and global citizenship
    Topic 1: Historical skills and concepts Topic 9: Geographical skills and concepts Topic 21: Maintaining justice for a cohesive society
    Topic 2: Causes of World War II Unit 1: Environmental change and management Economics and Business
    Topic 3: The course and consequences of World War II Topic 10: Introducing environmental change and management Topic 22: Economic performance and living standards
    Topic 4: Rights and freedoms (1945-present) Topic 11: Land environments under threat Topic 23: Influencing consumers: Innovation and competition in the marketplace
    Topic 5: Popular culture (1945-present) Topic 12: Inland water — dammed, diverted and drained Topic 24: The changing work environment in Australia
    Topic 6: The environment movement Topic 13: Managing change in coastal environments SkillBuilders
    Topic 7: Migration experiences Topic 14: Marine environments — are we trashing our oceans?
    Topic 8: Political crisis Topic 15: Sustaining urban environments
    Geographical inquiry: Developing an environmental management plan
    Unit 2: Geographies of human wellbeing
    Topic 16: Measuring and improving wellbeing
    Topic 17: Global variations in human wellbeing
    Topic 18: Factors affecting wellbeing
    Topic 19: The impact of conflict on human wellbeing
    Fieldwork inquiry: Comparing wellbeing in the local area

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