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Exam technique (qn 3a) Aim: to understand how to answer the 3a type question. Starter: 1)Briefly outline two important events in the life of Servius Tullius. [5 marks]
Swap answers Use your level descriptor sheet to help you.
The exam so far… Question 1: [5 marks] Knowledge only: Explain 2 events. Question 2a: [4 marks] Factual knowledge Question 2b: [4 marks] Understanding of importance Question 2c: [5 marks] Evaluation of a source- reliable? Extract from Livy/ Virgil
Question 3a: 14 marks! Again, another extract from Livy/ Virgil Question (usually): In what way does help us understand … Requirements: Factual Knowledge [4 marks] Understanding [5 marks] Interpretation and evaluation [5 marks]
Read the responses 1) Highlight/ underline each of the 3 requirements: Use of factual/ specific knowledge Importance/ understanding (putting it in a bigger picture) Evaluation of the source (is it reliable- how useful is it?)
Summary: S&T’s AnswerStrengthTarget 1 2
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Factual Knowledge Importance Evaluation
Use the AOs as a structure!! Start by showing that you know what is going on (knowledge)(AO1). Show that you know why the passage is important to the early development of Rome(understanding)(AO2). Explain what L/V are trying to tell the Romans, any themes, questions of reliability, links to Augustus.(Evaluation)(AO3).
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Plan and write… Use the previous 2 examples to help. Step 1: create a plan Step 2: Write it!