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    (Original post by CD223)
    Thank you! What do you think to it? Reckon it will work in the exam?Posted from TSR Mobile
    will definitely work!!
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    (Original post by SophieNorcross)
    please can I have the link for this post?
    http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/show...1#post52433881


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    (Original post by Nchomuzinda)
    Will WW1 definetely come up in the controversy or could they leave it out this year ?


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    WW1 has to come up, as its one of the controversies in part B. What does change year in year out is the perspective the question takes ("was Germany responsible"..."was Germany not responsible" etc). So yes, it will come up


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    (Original post by SophieNorcross)
    will definitely work!!
    Ah good thank you I used it in my mock and got 36/40 which I was pleased with.


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    (Original post by CD223)
    General essay plan for part B:

    Intro
    • Focus on Q
    • Link interpretations to the sources directly
    • Establish LOA

    P1 – weak
    • TS – focus on Q and introduce argument
    • Link to source and quote
    • Support with own knowledge
    • Support with x-ref
    • …however…
    • Critique with own knowledge
    • Critique with x-ref
    • Mini-judgement with evaluation of the argument/sources

    P2 – weak
    • TS – focus on Q and introduce argument
    • Link to source and quote
    • Support with own knowledge
    • Support with x-ref
    • …however…
    • Critique with own knowledge
    • Critique with x-ref
    • Mini-judgement with evaluation of the argument/sources

    P3 – strong
    • TS – focus on Q and introduce argument
    • Link to source and quote
    • Support with own knowledge
    • Support with x-ref
    • …however…
    • Critique with x-ref
    • Dismiss x-ref with own knowledge
    • Critique with x-ref
    • Dismiss x-ref with own knowledge
    • Mini-judgement with evaluation of the argument/sources – following your LOA

    Conclusion
    • Focus on Q
    • Set out overall argument in reference to the sources
    • Go over the other two sources briefly & why their arguments are not as strong
    • Finish with clear statement on why preferred source is the strongest argument and link back to the question
    Thank you this looks very good. I normally do it the other way around starting with the strongest source but then again I haven't gotten 36/40 yet haha. What's LOA btw?


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    (Original post by fatsherry)
    Thank you this looks very good. I normally do it the other way around starting with the strongest source but then again I haven't gotten 36/40 yet haha. What's LOA btw?


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    Both are equally valid!

    LOA = Line of argument
    TS = Topic sentence




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    Its a shame there's no thread like this for doing 20th Century Britain, the Russian one is buried under here!
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    (Original post by CD223)
    General essay plan for part B:

    Intro
    • Focus on Q
    • Link interpretations to the sources directly
    • Establish LOA

    P1 – weak
    • TS – focus on Q and introduce argument
    • Link to source and quote
    • Support with own knowledge
    • Support with x-ref
    • …however…
    • Critique with own knowledge
    • Critique with x-ref
    • Mini-judgement with evaluation of the argument/sources

    P2 – weak
    • TS – focus on Q and introduce argument
    • Link to source and quote
    • Support with own knowledge
    • Support with x-ref
    • …however…
    • Critique with own knowledge
    • Critique with x-ref
    • Mini-judgement with evaluation of the argument/sources

    P3 – strong
    • TS – focus on Q and introduce argument
    • Link to source and quote
    • Support with own knowledge
    • Support with x-ref
    • …however…
    • Critique with x-ref
    • Dismiss x-ref with own knowledge
    • Critique with x-ref
    • Dismiss x-ref with own knowledge
    • Mini-judgement with evaluation of the argument/sources – following your LOA

    Conclusion
    • Focus on Q
    • Set out overall argument in reference to the sources
    • Go over the other two sources briefly & why their arguments are not as strong
    • Finish with clear statement on why preferred source is the strongest argument and link back to the question
    Does this work for British history source based questions?
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    (Original post by The Marshall)
    Its a shame there's no thread like this for doing 20th Century Britain, the Russian one is buried under here!
    Ah I did those units for AS.


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    (Original post by The Marshall)
    Does this work for British history source based questions?
    It may well do, however I never tried it last year.


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    (Original post by CD223)
    Ah I did those units for AS. Posted from TSR Mobile
    do u have any Russian notes/essays I could use, as I am re taking Russia this year? Thanks
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    (Original post by CD223)
    Nazi consolidation of power and Kaiserreich are my predictions - probably social and economic problems
    Hey,

    I was wondering what they mean by social problems? If you could explain this further that would be helpful

    Thank you in advance.
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    (Original post by SophieNorcross)
    do u have any Russian notes/essays I could use, as I am re taking Russia this year? Thanks
    https://www.dropbox.com/s/jqji6s5yfx...-1924.pdf?dl=0


    https://www.dropbox.com/s/0prmfxs7k7...-1953.pdf?dl=0


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    (Original post by Dmata)
    Hey,

    I was wondering what they mean by social problems? If you could explain this further that would be helpful

    Thank you in advance.
    Class divisions, domination of the Junkers, fear of socialism and communism, standard of living declining, industrial unrest, trade union membership rising etc.


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    Can I just remind people that unfortunately as this is an Edexcel exam paper, no one may talk of the questions or the paper's content until at least 24 hours after the exam date.

    This means that you cannot discuss the exam on this thread or any other social forum or communication platform until Tuesday 9th June 2015 at 09:00 GMT.



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    wow did you do these, thanks so much for this!!
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    (Original post by SophieNorcross)
    wow did you do these, thanks so much for this!!
    Yes, they were revision notes I prepared for myself for the exam when I was revising last year. Feel free to use them, and good luck with your resit!


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    (Original post by CD223)
    Yes, they were revision notes I prepared for myself for the exam when I was revising last year. Feel free to use them, and good luck with your resit!Posted from TSR Mobile
    they are so good!!! Thanks, I hope I can do it!!
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    Do u have any tips for Russia exam? Or any predictions please?
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    (Original post by SophieNorcross)
    they are so good!!! Thanks, I hope I can do it!!
    Ah glad you like them!


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