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### Gcse Paper 1 Final Tips

1. 1. GCSE warm up Paper 1 6 th June am 1hr 15 Paper 2 15 th June pm 2 hrs
2. 2. Remember <ul><li>To bring all necessary equipment including </li></ul><ul><li>Calculator </li></ul><ul><li>String </li></ul><ul><li>To attempt ALL questions </li></ul><ul><li>To watch time spent per question </li></ul>
3. 3. Look…. <ul><li>at TIME </li></ul><ul><li>At the start of the exam find the number of questions and the allocation of marks </li></ul><ul><li>PLAN your time accordingly </li></ul>
4. 4. Before you open the exam paper <ul><li>Read the information carefully on the front cover. </li></ul><ul><li>Take notice of the instruction to use your case studies wherever possible </li></ul>
5. 5. Command words Highlight the key words in a question and then tailor your answer accordingly Write down what you can see Describe… Give reasons for (how?/why?) Explain… Add labels with details Annotate Write down similarities and differences Compare… Make a list (e.g. bullet points) List… Write down State…
6. 6. All questions will use….. <ul><li>MAPS – use of the scale , key , title </li></ul><ul><li>DIAGRAMS – use of the title, type (cross section or sketch) </li></ul><ul><li>GRAPHS – correct units , title , labelled axes </li></ul><ul><li>PHOTOS – title , using grid if provided . </li></ul>
7. 7. Describe the pattern….. <ul><li>Think – </li></ul><ul><li>G eneral trend </li></ul><ul><li>S pecific examples </li></ul><ul><li>A nomalies </li></ul>GASP
8. 8. Look at the NUMBER OF MARKS for each section of the question <ul><li>If it is a ‘ describe ’ question for 2 marks – make sure you do DESCRIBE (not explain) and try to make 2 distinct points </li></ul><ul><li>If it is a 4 + marks it will be a LEVEL ASSESSED answer not a ‘point mark’ answer </li></ul><ul><li>Remember ….. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Level 1 BASIC </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Level 2 CLEAR </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Level 3 DETAILED ….. Use the correct Geographical terms, show you know your case studies. </li></ul></ul>
9. 9. Get those level 3 answers …. <ul><li>You must include a diagram if it is asked for. Can also use in other questions where not asked for. </li></ul><ul><li>Examples must have facts, statistics and precise locations </li></ul><ul><li>When using climate graphs, use specific climate figures e.g. ‘very cold’ = below zero or ‘very wet’ = above 1000mm. </li></ul><ul><li>Do not use vague terms, e.g. ‘wet’, ‘dry’, ‘fertile’ </li></ul><ul><li>Instead, use e.g. ‘ deep and well drained ’ or ‘rich in nutrients’ </li></ul>
10. 10. Watch that you answer all parts of a question <ul><li>Look out for plurals – solution s , physical factor s , example s </li></ul><ul><li>Think ‘ so what ? ’ this will help you to make linked statements </li></ul><ul><li>so, because, therefore, this means that … </li></ul>
11. 11. Use your case study knowledge <ul><li>Use your local knowledge and your coursework investigation to provide detail in your answer, e.g. use the names of local streets, shopping centres, rivers, valleys </li></ul><ul><li>If your case study is too general , you may not get more than a level 2! </li></ul><ul><li>If you can’t remember specifics – then make an educated GUESS  </li></ul>
12. 12. PAPER 1 CASE STUDIES <ul><li>Arable Lynford House Farm </li></ul><ul><li>Hill farm Waterside Farm </li></ul><ul><li>Honey pot site Tarn Hows, Windermere </li></ul><ul><li>National Park Lake District </li></ul><ul><li>Gas fired p.stn. Killingholme, Humberside </li></ul><ul><li>Coal Eggborough, Humberside </li></ul><ul><li>Nuclear Heysham, Lancs </li></ul><ul><li>HEP Cruachan Grampian mts. </li></ul><ul><li>Wind Lambrigg Cumbria </li></ul>
13. 13. PAPER 1 CASE STUDIES <ul><li>Chemical industry Merseyside </li></ul><ul><li>Petrochemical Merseyside – Stanlow </li></ul><ul><li>Footloose Aztec West business park </li></ul><ul><li>Modern urban env. Blackburn or Birmingham </li></ul><ul><li>Inner city Sparkhill </li></ul><ul><li>Redeveloped Highgate </li></ul><ul><li>Inner suburbs Hall Green </li></ul><ul><li>Outer suburbs Monkspath </li></ul><ul><li>Urb-Rural Fringe ind. Blythe Valley </li></ul><ul><li>Commuter village Dorridge </li></ul><ul><li>Retail trade Trafford CentreMerry Hill </li></ul><ul><li>Channel tunnel / ports Dover / Ashford </li></ul>