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Question 1: Inference
Make two supported inferences. Think about what is suggested or implied by the source and explain how the source helped you to make the inference.
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Question 2: Analysis
Identify the message of the source and explain how the message is given. Think about why the source was created and how the creator gets their message across. Also include what has been included or left out and why.
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Question 3: Cross-Referencing
Explain how far the sources agree and disagree and explain your judgement in terms of both content and reliability. List the ways in which sources agree/disagree and whether they support the statement. Make a judgement about how far they agree.
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Question 4: Usefulness or Reliability
Judge the usefulness of the content of each source, taking account of how that is affected by the source's reliability, and judge which source is more useful. Think about what information is relavent to the topic and consider reliability.
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Question 5: Evaluating a Hypothesis
Work through the sources to decide which ones support the statement, and give evidence from the sources and your own knowledge. Think about reliability - how far you trust the source will help you evaluate how much weight you should give to it.
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Identify the message of the source and explain how the message is given. Think about why the source was created and how the creator gets their message across. Also include what has been included or left out and why.

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Question 3: Cross-Referencing

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Question 5: Evaluating a Hypothesis

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