Sources Paper tips for longer mark questions

Sources Paper tips for the longer mark questions

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'Government propaganda failed to convince the British public to support World War One'
How far do the sources in this paper support this statement? Use details of the sources and
your knowledge to explain your answer. [12]
Use all the sources and your own knowledge
This type of question often requires you to study a relatively high number of
sources and to agree or disagree on a particular statement. These are frequently
questions worth many marks!
Consider carefully the statement offered by the examiner e.g.
"'Government propaganda failed to convince the British public to support World War One'"
Do you agree or disagree with it?
Often as in the example given it is most sensible to disagree (explain why TO SOME
EXTENT Government propaganda failed to convince the British public to support World War
One
Make a grid like we learned in class
Look to the sources and add the sources to your grid. You must have at least 3 yes
and 3 no sources ­ some can apply to both sides and you can say so!!
Yes No
A
C D
E F
G G
You will now be in a position to write a balanced answer
Try not to sit on the fence ­ come to a conclusion!!

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