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YEAR 9 REVISION HOW TO NAIL THE EXAM
FORMAT OF PAPER 20 MULTIPLE CHOICE DRAWN FROM THE ENTIRE COURSE. 3 5 MARK QUESTIONS DRAWN FROM THE FOCUS QUESTIONS 1 EXTENDED RESPONSE QUESTION WORTH 15 MARKS
HOW TO STUDY Read through your written notes and either highlight or do summary study notes Study actively. Look, cover, write. Read out loud. Get parents or siblings to ask questions. Sit up in a well ventilated room, away from noise. Do not lie down
MULTIPLE CHOICE The rule of thumb is : “ your first instinct is the right one’ If you are weak at multiple choice, cover the alternatives and read the questions Think of the answer, then look at the alternatives. Normally 2 are almost correct, and 2 are very wrong. Choose the most correct.
5 mark source questions In source questions it will say; “ with reference to the above source…”. Students who do not use the source cannot get more than 2/5 In a 5 mark question the marker is looking for 5 points. Usually you can draw at least 2 points from the given source and provide 3 from your own knowledge
LENGTH If you are given 10 lines WRITE 10 LINES!!!!!!
Source practice With reference to the given source describe Australian life
With reference to the Source, outline the obstacles to Federation
With reference to the given sources explain the arguments for and against Conscription
With reference to the given source, outline the different solutions to the Depression
The extended Response question If given 30 lines WRITE 30 LINES!!!!!!!!!!! DO NOT WAFFLE Specific dates, and names give a more solid impression of your answer Extended response questions are higher order thinking. EXPLAIN, EVALUATE, ASSESS EXTENDED RESPONSES MUST SHOW AN ARGUMENT, WITH A CLEAR OPENING SENTENCE WHICH ADDRESSES THE QUESTION
PRACTICE EXTENDED RESPONSE QUESTIONS EVALUATE THE ACCURACY OF THE “ WORKING MANS PARADISE” IN AUSTRALIA ASSESS THE IMPORTANCE OF GALLIPOLI TO THE ANZAC LEGEND EXPLAIN THE VARYING EXPERIENCES OF THE UNEMPLOYED DURING THE DEPRESSION EXPLAIN THE VARYING EXPERIENCES OF PRISONERS OF WAR IN WW2
IT IS POSSIBLE TO SCORE 100% IN HISTORY “ Anything is possible for him who will try.” Alexander the Great