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Higher History – Paper 2 Scotland and the Impact of the Great War Summary Outline
Paper 2 The Special Topic – Scotland and the Impact of the Great War will be assessed in Paper 2. You will have five sources to study. You will have four questions to answer. In total the paper is worth 30 marks. You will have 1 hr 25 mins to answer all four questions.
Timing in the Exam Timing is critical. You will need to time to read and understand the sources as well as write your answers. How useful question – 15 mins Comparison question – 20 mins How fully/How far question – 25 mins each.
The Five Questions Type One – How useful is Source A as evidence of………..? 5 marks Type Two – To what extent does Source A agree with Source B about…?5 marks Type Three – How far does Source C…? 10 marks Type Four – How fully does Source D….? 10 marks
Section 1 – Scotland Before 1914 Scottish population Scottish economy Scottish politics Scottish martial tradition** Remember most of the first section is background information.
Section 2 – Scots on the Western Front British army in 1914 Recruitment and Scottish Pals Battalions Trench Warfare Battle of Loos 1915 Battle of the Somme 1916 Battle of Arras 1917 Leadership of Douglas Haig Remember you must try to include specific examples about Scottish regiments/battalions.
Section 3 – The Home Front Anti-war opinion Conscription and conscientious objectors Role of women – work, dilution, rent strikes and the vote DORA Commemoration and Remembrance
Section 4 – The Scottish Economy Shipbuilding Fishing Jute Coal and Steel Farming and rationing Land issue Emigration
Section 5 – Scottish Politics Decline of the Liberals Rise of the Labour Party Red Clydeside – 1915 Dilution/Rent Strikes and 1919 Battle of George Square Growth in support for the Conservatives (Unionists) Early Nationalist Feeling – NPS.
Type One – How useful is Source A as evidence of………..? In this question you are being asked to judge how good the source is as a piece of historical evidence. The question is worth 5 marks Origin and Purpose2 marks Source Content2 marks Relevant recall2 marks
When discussing the PROVENANCE of a source consider: Origin Primary or secondary source. The author – eyewitness, expert, historian Purpose Provide an official account of events- thoroughly researched. Justify an opinion or point of view or convince others. Someone describing their experiences
Type Two – To what extent does Source A agree with Source B about…? In this question you are being asked to compare two points of view overall and in detail. The question is worth 5 marks Overall Comparison2 marks Direct Comparisons4 marks
Type Two – To what extent does Source A agree with Source B about…? You must clearly explain in what ways the sources differ or agree with each other. It is acceptable to quote from the sources You must then use your own detailed knowledge to support the evidence from the source. There will always be FOUR points of comparison for you to find in the sources. Always identify the sources you are using.
Type Three – How far does Source A give evidence of…? In this question you are being asked to show how much you know about a particular issue. The question is worth 10 marks Source Content4 marks Relevant Recall7 marks
Type Three – How far does Source A give evidence of…? You must select relevant points from the source and then develop each point with relevant recall. You must then bring in your own knowledge (recall) and discuss other relevant points that are not mentioned in the source. End your answer with a short conclusion that answers the overall question.
Type Four – How fully does Source A explain…? In this question you are being asked to show how much you know about a particular issue. The question will cover a wide issue within the topic. You would approach this question in exactly the same way as a Type Three – How far…? The question is worth 10 marks Source Content4 marks Relevant Recall7 marks