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Pearson Humanities Victoria 9 Student Book with Reader+ and Lightbook Starter

By Grant Kleeman, Penny Addison, Paige Amor, Jessica Battersby, Peter Bromhead, Peter Byrne, John Butler, Mohan Dhall, Galit Dresden, James Fiford, David Hamper, Eloise Haynes, Brigid Howell, Rod Lane, Tibor Lendvai, Kate Mellor, Christine Morrow, Andrew Peters, Ingrid Purnell, Helen Rhodes, Amanda Ritter, Vanessa Smith, Sharon Szczecinski, David van Tol
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Reader+ gives you access to the eBook version of your Student Book as well as bonus multimedia assets. It’s built to work online and offline, making content easily available anytime, anywhere, in every school. It works on PC and Mac, Android and iOS.

Lightbook Starter is an innovative digital resource powered by Pearson's award-winning Lightbook technology. It has been developed to help you refresh and strengthen your knowledge of key concepts, assess your understanding and track your progress.

The access code will give 15 months access to the Reader+ eBook from the date of activation.

Learners can quickly navigate through their eBooks, read them, take notes and save bookmarks. Reader+ integrates multimedia and interactive activities that enhance and extend the reading experience.

Elements of the Lightbook Starter functionality are only accessible to students who are part of a participating Lightbook class. Full access to Lightbook Starter is only available to subscribing schools, and not for individual self study. Contact us for more information.

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Table of contents
  • 1 History toolkit
  • 2 The Industrial revolution
  • 3 Australia (1750-1918)
  • H1 China and the modern world (digital)
  • H2 Japan and the modern world (digital)
  • 4 Australia and World War I (1914-18)
  • 5 Geography toolkit
  • 6 Biomes
  • 7 Food production
  • 8 Food security
  • 9 Geographies of interconnection
  • 10 Production, consumption and trade
  • 11 Civics and Citizenship toolkit
  • 12 Our democratic rights
  • 13 Making and breaking laws in Australia
  • 14 Australian citizens and society
  • 15 Economics and Business toolkit
  • 16 Risky business
  • 17 Enterprise and expense
  • 18 World of work

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Features & benefits
Key features of the Student Book
  • Provides comprehensive coverage for the Humanities - History, Geography, Economics & Business, Civics & Citizenship for the Victorian Curriculum.
  • Ideal for a semester-based approach. Or choose the option to customise for separate year-long courses, or a tailored Humanities solution made just for your school.
  • Each Student Book comes with both Reader+, a digital version of the student book, available for both online and offline use and Lightbook Starter, a digital assessment tracker linked directly to the student book.
  • Visually engaging spread-based design
  • Each chapter features images, illustrations, infographics and source materials to engage and captivate all learners
  • Self-contained skills toolkit chapters for each discipline cover key concepts and skills from the Victorian or Australian Curriculum
  • All core chapters are supported by additional worksheets, solutions, teaching strategies, instructional rubrics, chapter tests, and online interactives
Key features of Reader+
  • Available for use online and offline
  • Read the student book with bonus multimedia content
  • Add, edit, and delete highlights and notes
  • Synchronise state and data across multiple devices even when the user is offline
Key features of Lightbook Starter
  • Huge variety of question types, stimulus material and interactivity
  • Two levels of hint support for each question
  • Track student progress by topic/chapter or Victorian Curriculum content descriptor and elaboration codes
Series overview
With comprehensive, topical content and a brand new digital offering to make assessment and tracking of individual and class progress simple. Pearson Humanities Victoria offers comprehensive coverage of the Victorian Curriculum: Humanities.

Literacy levelling of the series will ensure that learners are supported with increased scaffolding, clear explanation of key terms and visual sources. This approach to literacy levelling in the student book is reinforced through research-based literacy building activities and teacher support. Differentiation support is also a feature of the series.

This series includes Student Books, Lightbook Starter (Pearson’s digital assessment tracker), Student and Teacher Reader+ (next generation ebooks) working together in an instructional design to connect the dots between planning, teaching and learning.
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Visit the Pearson Humanities Victoria site to explore about the series, download samples and order an inspection copy.
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