PASS HIGHER GRADE MODERN  STUDIES   <ul><li>Procedures </li></ul><ul><li>Preparation </li></ul><ul><li>Hints for: </li></u...
Procedures & Preparation
Paper 1   1 hour 30 minutes Answer 4 Questions 15 marks each
<ul><li>Either </li></ul><ul><li>Model 1 </li></ul><ul><li>One from Section A </li></ul><ul><li>One from Section B </li></...
Section A Political Issues   Answer 1 Question from 4 For 15 marks
Section B Social Issues   Answer 1 Question from 2 For 15 marks
Section C International Issues   Answer 1 Question from 6 For 15 marks
Answer 1 further question  For 15 marks Political Issues Or International Issues from either
That means you have   Total 60 marks 22.5 minutes per question
Paper 2   Decision Making Exercise Time 1 hour 15 minutes
3 Sources   Sources A & B are written texts each giving conflicting views
Source C   Statistical Information Usually 3 parts C1(a), C1(b), C2
2 Parts to DME   Evaluating Questions 3 or 4 questions for 10 marks
Report   Decision Making Task for 20 marks You write a Report based on the sources provided plus your background knowledge...
Helpful Hints for Paper 1   <ul><li>Answer the question that is asked and refer to the question in each paragraph </li></u...
<ul><li>Use relevant and up to date information, memorise key statistics & short quotations </li></ul><ul><li>Do not perso...
Exam Scripts <ul><li>Quality of Introduction -  is it appropriate & linked to the question </li></ul><ul><li>Content cover...
Exam Scripts <ul><li>Style -  i s essay well planned; does it provide a balance between narrative and analysis;  d oes it ...
Wealth and Health Inequalities <ul><li>Evidence, cause and consequences of inequalities in wealth and health </li></ul><ul...
Wealth and Health Inequalities <ul><li>The principles of the Welfare State  </li></ul><ul><li>The debate over the provisio...
Critically examine the success of recent government measures to reduce gender inequalities   <ul><li>Statement  - Women ha...
Critically examine the success of recent government measures to reduce gender inequalities   <ul><li>Evidence  - In 1983 m...
S tatement  E vidence  A nalysis   <ul><li>Analysis  - However women are still more likely  to work in the lower paid sect...
ESSAY TITLES Wealth and Health Inequalities   Remember you have a choice of 2 questions 1 on Health Inequalities 1 on Weal...
<ul><li>To what extent are the founding principles being met (2007) </li></ul><ul><li>Critically examine the success of re...
<ul><li>To what extent does social and economic inequality continue to exist in the UK (2007) </li></ul><ul><li>Assess the...
<ul><li>Unhealthy lifestyles not social class is the reason why some groups in society suffer health inequalities. </li></...
<ul><li>Recent government policies have failed to reduce health and wealth inequalities </li></ul><ul><li>Discuss </li></u...
<ul><li>Answer can include reference to Scottish Executive and UK Government </li></ul><ul><li>Working Together for a Heal...
<ul><li>Smoking Ban </li></ul><ul><li>Local Initiatives- Have a Heart Paisley </li></ul><ul><li>Tackling Alcohol and Obesi...
<ul><li>Role of private sector </li></ul><ul><li>Does it reduce or increase health inequalities? </li></ul><ul><li>Helps t...
<ul><li>UK massive increase in Health spending </li></ul><ul><li>Free Care for Elderly in Scotland </li></ul><ul><li>Evide...
Who is this?
Paper 2   Decision Making Exercise Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Read instructions Read Summary of DME Scan Sources     10 minutes Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Answer short questions     20 minutes Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Plan Report 5 minutes Write Report 40 minutes Time 1 hour 15 minutes Time Management is crucial
3 or 4 Questions Compare the views Quote from the sources each will be opposite views Short Questions Be precise and extra...
Look at statistical sources first Identify 2 statements one true – one exaggerated or false For each statement quote evide...
Do not bring in background knowledge Always do the short questions first
Introduction   Role   Remit   Recommendation The Report
Reasons for Recommendation You can use sub headings <ul><li>Founding principles of the welfare state </li></ul><ul><li>Red...
Possible Criticisms of Recommendation You can use sub headings <ul><li>You can use the same arguments as Reasons for Recom...
Summary Conclusion Comment and Rebuttal Finished Finished Finished
Helpful Hints for Paper 2   <ul><li>Take time to plan your Report </li></ul><ul><li>Do not quote large sections from the s...
Helpful Hints for Paper 2   <ul><li>Background KU should be concise & relevant </li></ul><ul><li>Write down knowledge befo...
Helpful Hints for Paper 2   <ul><li>Use evidence from ‘to what extent’ questions to support and/or criticise your recommen...
Helpful Hints for Paper 2   <ul><li>Annotate margins – A,  BK </li></ul><ul><li>Use paragraphs </li></ul><ul><li>Avoid emo...
Proposals to provide free prescriptions for all   <ul><li>NHS New Labour Core Principles </li></ul><ul><li>Reintroduction ...
Proposals to provide free prescriptions for all   <ul><li>Recent decision in Scottish Parliament to introduce free prescri...
Proposals to provide free prescriptions for all   <ul><li>Scottish Executive strategy to deal with Health Inequalities </l...
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Pass Modern Studies Higher

  1. 1. PASS HIGHER GRADE MODERN STUDIES <ul><li>Procedures </li></ul><ul><li>Preparation </li></ul><ul><li>Hints for: </li></ul><ul><li>Paper 1 </li></ul><ul><li>Paper 2 </li></ul>
  2. 2. Procedures & Preparation
  3. 3. Paper 1 1 hour 30 minutes Answer 4 Questions 15 marks each
  4. 4. <ul><li>Either </li></ul><ul><li>Model 1 </li></ul><ul><li>One from Section A </li></ul><ul><li>One from Section B </li></ul><ul><li>Two from Section C </li></ul><ul><li>Or </li></ul><ul><li>Model 2 </li></ul><ul><li>Two from Section A </li></ul><ul><li>One from Section B </li></ul><ul><li>One from Section C </li></ul>22.5 minutes each question Total 60 marks
  5. 5. Section A Political Issues Answer 1 Question from 4 For 15 marks
  6. 6. Section B Social Issues Answer 1 Question from 2 For 15 marks
  7. 7. Section C International Issues Answer 1 Question from 6 For 15 marks
  8. 8. Answer 1 further question For 15 marks Political Issues Or International Issues from either
  9. 9. That means you have Total 60 marks 22.5 minutes per question
  10. 10. Paper 2 Decision Making Exercise Time 1 hour 15 minutes
  11. 11. 3 Sources Sources A & B are written texts each giving conflicting views
  12. 12. Source C Statistical Information Usually 3 parts C1(a), C1(b), C2
  13. 13. 2 Parts to DME Evaluating Questions 3 or 4 questions for 10 marks
  14. 14. Report Decision Making Task for 20 marks You write a Report based on the sources provided plus your background knowledge in a role you have been given and making a recommendation e.g. should free prescriptions be introduced
  15. 15. Helpful Hints for Paper 1 <ul><li>Answer the question that is asked and refer to the question in each paragraph </li></ul><ul><li>Do not list points. You must expand and explain </li></ul><ul><li>Have a brief plan. This will help to structure your answer </li></ul>
  16. 16. <ul><li>Use relevant and up to date information, memorise key statistics & short quotations </li></ul><ul><li>Do not personalise an answer e.g. I think… </li></ul><ul><li>Give a balanced answer and well developed conclusions </li></ul>Helpful Hints for Paper 1
  17. 17. Exam Scripts <ul><li>Quality of Introduction - is it appropriate & linked to the question </li></ul><ul><li>Content coverage - range of issues covered, relevant, accurate & up to date </li></ul><ul><li>Use of evidence - does evidence clearly link to question; is it balanced; i s source of evidence provided </li></ul>
  18. 18. Exam Scripts <ul><li>Style - i s essay well planned; does it provide a balance between narrative and analysis; d oes it provide effective use of relevant exemplification </li></ul><ul><li>Conclusion - does it draw conclusions that are valid, relevant and supported by evidence; a re implicit conclusions made throughout the essay </li></ul>
  19. 19. Wealth and Health Inequalities <ul><li>Evidence, cause and consequences of inequalities in wealth and health </li></ul><ul><li>Ethnicity and gender: extent of social and economic inequalities and impact of government policies to deal with these inequalities </li></ul>
  20. 20. Wealth and Health Inequalities <ul><li>The principles of the Welfare State </li></ul><ul><li>The debate over the provision and funding of health care and welfare </li></ul><ul><li>Individual and collective responsibility </li></ul>
  21. 21. Critically examine the success of recent government measures to reduce gender inequalities <ul><li>Statement - Women have achieved greater equality in the workforce </li></ul>
  22. 22. Critically examine the success of recent government measures to reduce gender inequalities <ul><li>Evidence - In 1983 men were employed in 2.5 million more jobs than women. By 2003 there were almost the same number of men and women in jobs </li></ul>
  23. 23. S tatement E vidence A nalysis <ul><li>Analysis - However women are still more likely to work in the lower paid sectors of the economy - In 2004 men in full time jobs had average earnings of £24,300, women £18,500. In Banking and Finance, the pay gap is a staggering 44% </li></ul>
  24. 24. ESSAY TITLES Wealth and Health Inequalities Remember you have a choice of 2 questions 1 on Health Inequalities 1 on Wealth inequalities Integrated Questions
  25. 25. <ul><li>To what extent are the founding principles being met (2007) </li></ul><ul><li>Critically examine the success of recent government measures to reduce gender/race inequalities </li></ul>
  26. 26. <ul><li>To what extent does social and economic inequality continue to exist in the UK (2007) </li></ul><ul><li>Assess the impact of government policies in reducing wealth and health inequalities in the UK </li></ul>
  27. 27. <ul><li>Unhealthy lifestyles not social class is the reason why some groups in society suffer health inequalities. </li></ul><ul><li>Discuss </li></ul><ul><li>To what extent is there a link between income and health? </li></ul><ul><li>To what extent has the government been successful in reducing health inequalities? </li></ul>
  28. 28. <ul><li>Recent government policies have failed to reduce health and wealth inequalities </li></ul><ul><li>Discuss </li></ul><ul><li>Critically examine the success of recent government measures to reduce health inequalities </li></ul>
  29. 29. <ul><li>Answer can include reference to Scottish Executive and UK Government </li></ul><ul><li>Working Together for a Healthier Scotland - setting health targets </li></ul><ul><li>Fair Share for All – the Arbuthnott formula </li></ul>
  30. 30. <ul><li>Smoking Ban </li></ul><ul><li>Local Initiatives- Have a Heart Paisley </li></ul><ul><li>Tackling Alcohol and Obesity </li></ul><ul><li>Hungry for Success </li></ul>
  31. 31. <ul><li>Role of private sector </li></ul><ul><li>Does it reduce or increase health inequalities? </li></ul><ul><li>Helps to reduce waiting lists and postcode lottery </li></ul><ul><li>Build hospitals, but is it against principles of NHS </li></ul>
  32. 32. <ul><li>UK massive increase in Health spending </li></ul><ul><li>Free Care for Elderly in Scotland </li></ul><ul><li>Evidence to support success- life expectancy increasing but Health Inequalities widening Glasgow and East Dunbartonshire </li></ul>
  33. 33. Who is this?
  34. 34. Paper 2 Decision Making Exercise Time 1 hour 15 minutes
  35. 35. Read instructions Read Summary of DME Scan Sources 10 minutes Time 1 hour 15 minutes
  36. 36. Answer short questions 20 minutes Time 1 hour 15 minutes
  37. 37. Plan Report 5 minutes Write Report 40 minutes Time 1 hour 15 minutes Time Management is crucial
  38. 38. 3 or 4 Questions Compare the views Quote from the sources each will be opposite views Short Questions Be precise and extract only relevant information
  39. 39. Look at statistical sources first Identify 2 statements one true – one exaggerated or false For each statement quote evidence To what extent does the evidence support the view of…
  40. 40. Do not bring in background knowledge Always do the short questions first
  41. 41. Introduction Role Remit Recommendation The Report
  42. 42. Reasons for Recommendation You can use sub headings <ul><li>Founding principles of the welfare state </li></ul><ul><li>Reduces/increases inequality </li></ul><ul><li>Financial implications </li></ul>
  43. 43. Possible Criticisms of Recommendation You can use sub headings <ul><li>You can use the same arguments as Reasons for Recommendation </li></ul>
  44. 44. Summary Conclusion Comment and Rebuttal Finished Finished Finished
  45. 45. Helpful Hints for Paper 2 <ul><li>Take time to plan your Report </li></ul><ul><li>Do not quote large sections from the sources </li></ul><ul><li>Include evidence from the sources and background KU </li></ul>
  46. 46. Helpful Hints for Paper 2 <ul><li>Background KU should be concise & relevant </li></ul><ul><li>Write down knowledge before writing the Report </li></ul><ul><li>Use all sources at appropriate point </li></ul>
  47. 47. Helpful Hints for Paper 2 <ul><li>Use evidence from ‘to what extent’ questions to support and/or criticise your recommendation </li></ul><ul><li>Provide balance and do not ignore alternative recommendation </li></ul>
  48. 48. Helpful Hints for Paper 2 <ul><li>Annotate margins – A, BK </li></ul><ul><li>Use paragraphs </li></ul><ul><li>Avoid emotional statements </li></ul>
  49. 49. Proposals to provide free prescriptions for all <ul><li>NHS New Labour Core Principles </li></ul><ul><li>Reintroduction of free eye tests for all in Scotland </li></ul>Background Knowledge
  50. 50. Proposals to provide free prescriptions for all <ul><li>Recent decision in Scottish Parliament to introduce free prescriptions </li></ul>Background Knowledge
  51. 51. Proposals to provide free prescriptions for all <ul><li>Scottish Executive strategy to deal with Health Inequalities </li></ul><ul><li>Massive boost in NHS spending for period 2003-08 but </li></ul><ul><li>extra money spent on salaries </li></ul>Background Knowledge
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