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# Exam Technique Help - Edexcel AS Unit 1 Watch

1. Hi guys/girls,

So I understand when to KAA however I don't understand where to evaluate. Do you do it straight after your first KAA and then your second etc?

How many evaluative points do you need for each level of question (eg 10/15/20 marks)?

Also do you need evaluation in your conclusions?

And What does a conclusion need to contain?

Tom
2. 15 marks come from 4, 5 and 6 mark​​ questions with the commands being Calculate or Explain. These questions only target KAA.
• one 10 mark (Assess) question = 6KAA + 4 Ev
• one 15 mark​ (Discuss) question = 9KAA + 6 Ev
• one 20 mark (Evaluate) question = 14KAA + 6Ev
3. Hi,

What is KAA?

Thanks
4. (Original post by charlierog)
Hi,

What is KAA?

Thanks
Knowledge. Application. Analysis.
5. (Original post by TMCTom)
Knowledge. Application. Analysis.
Could you use this in a model answer?

Would find it useful
6. Hi
My teacher told us to do
10 marks 2 points, 2 evaluation (6 KAA 4 EV)
15 marks 3 points, 2 evaluation (9 KAA 6 EV)
20 marks 3 points, 2 evaluation 1 conclusion (12 KAA 8 EV)

For the conclusion, search econplusdal on youtube x
7. (Original post by 17lina)
Hi
My teacher told us to do
10 marks 2 points, 2 evaluation (6 KAA 4 EV)
15 marks 3 points, 2 evaluation (9 KAA 6 EV)
20 marks 3 points, 2 evaluation 1 conclusion (12 KAA 8 EV)

For the conclusion, search econplusdal on youtube x
Edexcel new specification is 14KAA + 6EV, not about points for KAA on the 15 or 20 mark questions, you need to take a holistic approach to it.
8. 4 marks k=2 a=2
6 marks k=2 a=2 a=2
10 marks k=3 a=2 a=2 e=4
15 marks k=3 p=3 a=3 e=6
20 marks k=4 a=4 a=4 e=6
9. Oh I never realised that its just what my teachers told me
Do you mean its alright if I write a lot on one big point or several points thats worth 14 marks..?
10. (Original post by 17lina)
Oh I never realised that its just what my teachers told me
Do you mean its alright if I write a lot on one big point or several points thats worth 14 marks..?
A lot of small points is not good for KAA or evaluation. For example many small evaluations would account for L1 Evaluations regardless of how many small points you do.
11. (Original post by charlierog)
Could you use this in a model answer?

Would find it useful
Don't really know how but:
Knowledge = identitying a point
Application = quoting from the extract

Watch 'econplusDal' on YouTube: he breaks down how to write a paragraph and in that he explains KAA.

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