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### Mock exam prep

1. 1. How do I prepare for the mock SDME exam?
2. 2. Important keywords:Important keywords: • MNC = Multinational Companies • NIC = Newly Industrialised Country • MEDC = More Economically Developed Country • LEDC = Less Economically Developed Country
4. 4. How could you use the resources you were given? Recognise the pattern Explain (theory) Analyse Describe the data
5. 5. What patterns can you identify from the data?What patterns can you identify from the data? This graph shows…………………... ………………………………………………. The overall pattern is ……………. ………………………………………………. The continent with the most tourism is ……………………………… The continent with the least tourism is ………………………………. This map shows………………………... …………………………………………………. The overall pattern is ………………. …………………………………………………. Europe & USA spend the most on holiday, because………………………… …………………………………………….. Africa spends the least on holiday because……..………………………………. …………………………………………………….
6. 6. Highlight in colour where the answer: a) Refers to data b) Justifies the decision c) Considers points of view In pairs, use the mark scheme + score the answers
7. 7. Section Expected Answers Marks Choose one of the options Give two detailed reasons to explain your choice. Level 1 (1-2mks) You give limited reasons with little / no explanation. Lots of mistakes of spelling so it is confusing. Level 2 (3-4mks) Some good reasons for your choice with some explanation. Work is easy enough to read. Level 3 (5-6mks) Excellent reasons for your choice with clear explanation. You refer to the resources given. Easy to read. 6 State your reasons for not choosing each of the other three options. Any appropriate reason for rejection that uses the sources / your knowledge. 1 mark for the reason for rejection, 1 for explaining this. Max 2 marks per reason. 4 Explain why your choice might not please everyone in Rio de Janeiro Suggest a disadvantage of your chosen option. 1 mark. Explain this disadvantage. 1 mark. Explain which groups of people may not be pleased. 1 mark. 3 Explain why some stakeholders might prefer a different option. Suggest the view of two different groups of stakeholders. (2marks). Explain why they might prefer a different option. (1mark). 3 = (16)
8. 8. The Brazilian Government need to find a sustainable solution to the problems caused by rapid growth and possible future growth of Rio de Janeiro. Use Resource 4 and Resource 5. • There are four possible options to choose from: Option 1 • Do nothing…… Option 2 • Self-help schemes…… Option 3 • Edge cities………. Option 4 • Discourage rural-urban migration……. Task • Choose one of the above options • Give two detailed reasons to explain your choice. • 1. State your reasons for not choosing each of the other three options. • 2. Explain why your choice might not please everyone in Rio de Janeiro • 3. Explain why some stakeholders might prefer a different option. What are the command words you are given in the question?
9. 9. Have a go…. Try to write an answer for the essay now
10. 10. How did you do? How would you improve?
11. 11. Discussion: How would you structure a good decision making essay? What does the examiner want?
12. 12. Sentence starters: The situation in Rio de Janeiro is ……………………………………………………………….. I have chosen Scheme........ because.......... These benefits are shared with Scheme ..... But my scheme is better because.... The groups of people that will benefit from the scheme are............ because......... Although some groups of people will not benefit such as............ However........ This Scheme does have some limitations such as, ........... These disadvantages are in common with Schemes ............... And ...... Despite these disadvantages, I still believe that Scheme ..... Is the best because I haven’t chosen the other options because..... Banned Words Stuff Things It They People (semi) Great words: Favela Rural-Urban migration Sustainability Advantage (benefit) Disadvantage (cost) Lots of connectives Decision Making Essay Structure
13. 13. SO WHAT!SO WHAT! PROVE IT!PROVE IT! BALANCEBALANCE
14. 14. The Resource BookletThe Resource Booklet (NO WRITING ON BOOKLETS PLEASE!!)
15. 15. Activity • Familiarise yourselves with the booklet • Read through the resources carefully
16. 16. Question • Using Resources 4 and 5 or your own knowledge, write 5 bullet points why a major MNC would be popular with workers in an NIC.
17. 17. Interpreting resources • Look at the images in Resource 5 – what points of view are shown? • What can information can the map in Resource 8 give you?