Summary information
• Final exam will take 2 hours 20 minutes
• Exam covers: two essays, three source questions
• Exam is ...
Questions and Timing
There are three source questions.
You may wish to use these times when answering.
• How fully? 9 mark...
Grading summary
Question Marks Summary
How
fully?
9 As in National 5, remember to use A-I-D to answer
(Answer, Includes, D...
Grading summary
Question Marks Summary
Evaluate
the
usefulness
6 As in National 5, you will get 1 mark for each valid
piec...
Grading summary
Question Marks Summary
Comparison 5 1 mark = overall comparison of the two source
views e.g. “both sources...
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Higher History source questions - general information and marking

  1. 1. Summary information • Final exam will take 2 hours 20 minutes • Exam covers: two essays, three source questions • Exam is out of 60 marks (20 marks per essay and for all source questions) • Final mark is out of 90 marks (including Assignment)
  2. 2. Questions and Timing There are three source questions. You may wish to use these times when answering. • How fully? 9 marks 25 minutes • Evaluate the usefulness 6 marks 15 minutes • Comparison 5 marks 10 minutes
  3. 3. Grading summary Question Marks Summary How fully? 9 As in National 5, remember to use A-I-D to answer (Answer, Includes, Doesn’t include).  You can get up to 3 marks for identifying relevant facts from the source  You can get up 7 marks for identifying relevant facts from your own knowledge which are not included in the source NOTE: If you do not answer the question (explain how useful the source is) you get a maximum of 2 marks.
  4. 4. Grading summary Question Marks Summary Evaluate the usefulness 6 As in National 5, you will get 1 mark for each valid piece of information:  Origin: o Who made the source? And why does it matter? o When was the source made? And why does it matter? o Type of source? And why does this matter? o Why was the source made?  Relevant facts from the source (up to 2 marks)  Relevant facts from your recall (up to 2 marks)
  5. 5. Grading summary Question Marks Summary Comparison 5 1 mark = overall comparison of the two source views e.g. “both sources agree Wallace was victorious” 1 mark = developed overall comparison 1 mark = specific comparison plus evidence/quotes* * Note the change from National 5

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