Edexcel British source skills exam best way to answer questions.

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1) 2 inferences supported with source details. (6)
2) Purpose of the source is explained (what the message is meant
to make happen) using source details and knowledge. (8)
3) A. `how far do these sources agree.....' explained agreements and
disagreements with source details and comments on the extent of
agreement. Some comments on different purposes reliability
typicality of the sources. (10)
B. `do sources A, B and C support the view....' explained
agreements and disagreements with inferences and source
details AND comments on the extent of agreement. Some
comments on different purposes reliability typicality of the
sources and contextual knowledge. (10)
4) A. `How reliable....' reliability is evaluated by crossreferencing
what the source says with contextual knowledge AND comments
on the nature/origin/ purpose of the sources. (10)
B. `how useful....' answer comments on what the sources tells us
and doesn't tell us AND comments on the nature/origin/ purpose
of the sources and makes comments on reliability and uses
contextual knowledge. (10)
5) The sources are used to provide evidence for AND against the
statement, supported by source details and inferences. Top
marks for comments about reliability or sufficiency and a well
explained conclusion. (16)

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