Higher History exam
How to answer…
How fully?
questions
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Higher History exam – How fully? questions
Background information
• How fully? questions are worth 9 marks
• You will get ...
Higher History exam – How fully? questions
Marking instructions
• Worth 9 marks
• Start by answering the question
• Up to ...
Higher History exam – How fully? questions
Use AID to plan your answer
Answer You must actually answer the question. This
...
Higher History exam – How fully? questions
How to quote from sources
• When quoting from sources, you have to explain
exac...
Higher History exam – How fully? questions
Example
question
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Source C: Lubeck Letter, 1297, Wallace and Mur...
Higher History exam – How fully? questions
AID - Answer
Source C is quite useful in illustrating Scottish resistance
to Ed...
Higher History exam – How fully? questions
AID - Includes
Source C says “Andrew Murray and William Wallace, leaders of the...
Higher History exam – How fully? questions
Source C: Lubeck Letter, 1297, Wallace and Murray issued this letter, informing...
Higher History exam – How fully? questions
AID – Doesn’t include
However the source fails to mention a number of significa...
Higher History exam – How fully? questions
How fully does Source C
illustrate Scottish resistance to
Edward I, 1296–1305?
...
Higher History exam – How fully? questions
How fully does Source C
illustrate Scottish resistance to
Edward I, 1296–1305?
...
Higher History exam – How fully? questions
How fully does Source C
illustrate Scottish resistance to
Edward I, 1296–1305?
...
Higher History exam – How fully? questions
How fully does Source C
illustrate Scottish resistance to
Edward I, 1296–1305?
...
Higher History exam
How to answer…
How fully?
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  1. 1. Higher History exam How to answer… How fully? questions Mr Marr History
  2. 2. Higher History exam – How fully? questions Background information • How fully? questions are worth 9 marks • You will get a How fully? question in the Scottish section of the final exam • The purpose of this question is to identify facts from a source and then, using your own knowledge, show what details are missing Mr Marr History
  3. 3. Higher History exam – How fully? questions Marking instructions • Worth 9 marks • Start by answering the question • Up to 3 marks – identify relevant facts from the source • Up to 7 marks – identify relevant facts from your own knowledge • If you fail to include any of these sections you will get a maximum of 2 marks Mr Marr History
  4. 4. Higher History exam – How fully? questions Use AID to plan your answer Answer You must actually answer the question. This could be a quote such as “The source is quite useful in describing [question issue] but misses some key facts.” Includes You must include up to three facts from the source and show how they are relevant Doesn’t You must include up to seven relevant facts Include which the source doesn’t include Mr Marr History
  5. 5. Higher History exam – How fully? questions How to quote from sources • When quoting from sources, you have to explain exactly why the quote is relevant to the question • One way to do this is by giving the relevant quote, and then showing what this proves, in terms of the overall question Answer layout Source A says “xxxxx” which shows that… Mr Marr History
  6. 6. Higher History exam – How fully? questions Example question Mr Marr History Source C: Lubeck Letter, 1297, Wallace and Murray issued this letter, informing European trading partners that Scottish ports were open for business once again. Andrew Murray and William Wallace, leaders of the army of resistance in the Kingdom of Scotland, and the community of the same kingdom send greetings and wishes of sincere friendship. The message is intended for their worthy and beloved friends the mayors and citizens of Lubeck and Hamburg, greeting and increase always of sincere friendship. Trustworthy merchants of the said Kingdom of Scotland that you by your own goodwill are giving advice, help and favour, in our struggle against the English, in all causes and business concerning trade with Scotland. We are grateful to you and give thanks. Therefore, in return we ask that it be made known among your merchants that they will now have secure and safe access to all ports of Scotland. The kingdom of Scotland, thanks be to God, has been recovered from the power of the English by force of arms. Written at Haddington, on the 11th day of October, in the year of grace, one thousand two hundred and ninety seven. The letter is written in the name of Lord John, illustrious King of Scotland, by agreement of the community of the realm, in whom we fight for. How fully does Source C illustrate Scottish resistance to Edward I, 1296– 1305? 9 marks
  7. 7. Higher History exam – How fully? questions AID - Answer Source C is quite useful in illustrating Scottish resistance to Edward between 1296-1305 but also fails to include some important facts. Mr Marr History
  8. 8. Higher History exam – How fully? questions AID - Includes Source C says “Andrew Murray and William Wallace, leaders of the army of resistance in the Kingdom of Scotland” which shows that there were different leaders involved in fighting England. (1 mark) The source says “The kingdom of Scotland has been recovered from the power of the English by force of arms” which shows that Scottish resistance included military action. (1 mark) The source also says “The letter is written in the name of Lord John by agreement of the community of the realm” which shows that resistance is happening to support Scotland’s king. (1 mark) Mr Marr History
  9. 9. Higher History exam – How fully? questions Source C: Lubeck Letter, 1297, Wallace and Murray issued this letter, informing European trading partners that Scottish ports were open for business once again. Andrew Murray and William Wallace, leaders of the army of resistance in the Kingdom of Scotland, and the community of the same kingdom send greetings and wishes of sincere friendship. The message is intended for their worthy and beloved friends the mayors and citizens of Lubeck and Hamburg, greeting and increase always of sincere friendship. Trustworthy merchants of the said Kingdom of Scotland that you by your own goodwill are giving advice, help and favour, in our struggle against the English, in all causes and business concerning trade with Scotland. We are grateful to you and give thanks. Therefore, in return we ask that it be made known among your merchants that they will now have secure and safe access to all ports of Scotland. The kingdom of Scotland, thanks be to God, has been recovered from the power of the English by force of arms. Written at Haddington, on the 11th day of October, in the year of grace, one thousand two hundred and ninety seven. The letter is written in the name of Lord John, illustrious King of Scotland, by agreement of the community of the realm, in whom we fight for. AID - Includes
  10. 10. Higher History exam – How fully? questions AID – Doesn’t include However the source fails to mention a number of significant issues. It does not say that Murray started his rebellion in the north whilst Wallace started in the south. (1 mark) It also does not mention the Scots’ victory at the Battle of Stirling Bridge (1 mark) , or the subsequent appointment of Wallace and Murray as Guardians. (1 mark) Source A does not mention other rebellions such as that led by Robert the Bruce at Irvine in 1297. (1 mark) It also fails to mention weaknesses in Scottish resistance, such as the defeat at the Battle of Falkirk in 1298 (1 mark) or the huge obstacle to resistance that was caused by Wallace’s capture and execution by the English in 1305. (1 mark) Mr Marr History
  11. 11. Higher History exam – How fully? questions How fully does Source C illustrate Scottish resistance to Edward I, 1296–1305? Source C is quite useful in illustrating Scottish resistance to Edward but also fails to include some important facts. Source C says “Murray and Wallace, leaders of the army of resistance in the Kingdom of Scotland” which shows there were different leaders involved in fighting England. (1 mark) The source says “The kingdom of Scotland has been recovered from the English by force of arms” which shows that resistance included military action. (1 mark) The source also says “The letter is written in the name of Lord John by agreement of the community of the realm” which shows that resistance is happening to support Scotland’s king. (1 mark) However the source fails to mention a number of issues. It does not say that Murray started his rebellion in the north whilst Wallace started in the south. (1 mark) It does not mention the Scots’ victory at the Battle of Stirling Bridge (1 mark) , or the subsequent appointment of Wallace and Murray as Guardians. (1 mark) Source A does not mention other rebellions such as that led by Robert the Bruce at Irvine in 1297. (1 mark) It also fails to mention weaknesses in Scottish resistance, such as the defeat at the Battle of Falkirk in 1298 (1 mark) or the obstacle to resistance that was caused by Wallace’s capture and execution by the English in 1305. (1 mark)
  12. 12. Higher History exam – How fully? questions How fully does Source C illustrate Scottish resistance to Edward I, 1296–1305? Source C is quite useful in illustrating Scottish resistance to Edward but also fails to include some important facts. Source C says “Murray and Wallace, leaders of the army of resistance in the Kingdom of Scotland” which shows there were different leaders involved in fighting England. (1 mark) The source says “The kingdom of Scotland has been recovered from the English by force of arms” which shows that resistance included military action. (1 mark) The source also says “The letter is written in the name of Lord John by agreement of the community of the realm” which shows that resistance is happening to support Scotland’s king. (1 mark) However the source fails to mention a number of issues. It does not say that Murray started his rebellion in the north whilst Wallace started in the south. (1 mark) It does not mention the Scots’ victory at the Battle of Stirling Bridge (1 mark) , or the subsequent appointment of Wallace and Murray as Guardians. (1 mark) Source A does not mention other rebellions such as that led by Robert the Bruce at Irvine in 1297. (1 mark) It also fails to mention weaknesses in Scottish resistance, such as the defeat at the Battle of Falkirk in 1298 (1 mark) or the obstacle to resistance that was caused by Wallace’s capture and execution by the English in 1305. (1 mark) Answer – clearly answer the specific question
  13. 13. Higher History exam – How fully? questions How fully does Source C illustrate Scottish resistance to Edward I, 1296–1305? Source C is quite useful in illustrating Scottish resistance to Edward but also fails to include some important facts. Source C says “Murray and Wallace, leaders of the army of resistance in the Kingdom of Scotland” which shows there were different leaders involved in fighting England. (1 mark) The source says “The kingdom of Scotland has been recovered from the English by force of arms” which shows that resistance included military action. (1 mark) The source also says “The letter is written in the name of Lord John by agreement of the community of the realm” which shows that resistance is happening to support Scotland’s king. (1 mark) However the source fails to mention a number of issues. It does not say that Murray started his rebellion in the north whilst Wallace started in the south. (1 mark) It does not mention the Scots’ victory at the Battle of Stirling Bridge (1 mark) , or the subsequent appointment of Wallace and Murray as Guardians. (1 mark) Source A does not mention other rebellions such as that led by Robert the Bruce at Irvine in 1297. (1 mark) It also fails to mention weaknesses in Scottish resistance, such as the defeat at the Battle of Falkirk in 1298 (1 mark) or the obstacle to resistance that was caused by Wallace’s capture and execution by the English in 1305. (1 mark) Includes – describe up to three facts from the source
  14. 14. Higher History exam – How fully? questions How fully does Source C illustrate Scottish resistance to Edward I, 1296–1305? Source C is quite useful in illustrating Scottish resistance to Edward but also fails to include some important facts. Source C says “Murray and Wallace, leaders of the army of resistance in the Kingdom of Scotland” which shows there were different leaders involved in fighting England. (1 mark) The source says “The kingdom of Scotland has been recovered from the English by force of arms” which shows that resistance included military action. (1 mark) The source also says “The letter is written in the name of Lord John by agreement of the community of the realm” which shows that resistance is happening to support Scotland’s king. (1 mark) However the source fails to mention a number of issues. It does not say that Murray started his rebellion in the north whilst Wallace started in the south. (1 mark) It does not mention the Scots’ victory at the Battle of Stirling Bridge (1 mark) , or the subsequent appointment of Wallace and Murray as Guardians. (1 mark) Source A does not mention other rebellions such as that led by Robert the Bruce at Irvine in 1297. (1 mark) It also fails to mention weaknesses in Scottish resistance, such as the defeat at the Battle of Falkirk in 1298 (1 mark) or the obstacle to resistance that was caused by Wallace’s capture and execution by the English in 1305. (1 mark) Doesn’t include – include up to seven facts from your own knowledge
  15. 15. Higher History exam How to answer… How fully? questions It’s that simple! Mr Marr History

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