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    • question one is inference, worth six marks so spend 5 minutes max on this -extract information from the source and make supported inferences
    • question two is portrayal, this question is worth 8 marks - use specific words and explain how the message is portrayed
    • question three is comparing two sources, this question is worth 10 marks - compare both the sources against each other and cross reference, include the reliability
    • question four   is usefulness to a historian, this question is worth 10 marks also - reach a judgement by comparing how reliable and useful is source is to a historian
    • question five is making a judgement on a statement, this is worth 16 marks therefore spend atleast 25 minutes on it - consider the reliability and find evidence for supporting and not supporting the statement


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