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    Pass A Level History uses online video tutorials to show you how to answer any Source or Essay Question for A Level History .

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Course Curriculum

  • 1

    Module - Course Welcome

    • LESSON 1 - COURSE WELCOME - COURSE CONTENTS - The course contents sheet details how the course is laid out into modules and lessons enabling you to move between or return to different learning areas as you please.

    • LESSON 2 - COURSE WELCOME - TAKING THE COURSE - This video lesson details how you should use the course to aid your A Level history studies and help you revise. It includes important tips about how to get the most from the course.

  • 2

    Module - Course Analysis

    • LESSON 1 - COURSE ANALYSIS - COURSE OVERVIEW - We go over the importance of understanding how our A Level History course is structured then go on to create an entire course overview sheet that details exactly how assessment works.

    • LESSON 2 - COURSE ANALYSIS - ASSESSMENT STRUCTURE COURSEWORK - This lesson breaks down how to find out the assessment structure for our A Level History coursework, as well as what other critical information we need in relation to that coursework.

    • LESSON 3 - COURSE ANALYSIS - ASSESSMENT STRUCTURE EXAMINATIONS - In this lesson we look at how our exams are structured in terms of assessment and what key information we need to know in order to best prepare for examinations.

    • LESSON 4 - COURSE ANALYSIS - GRADE BOUNDARIES - The final lesson of the course analysis is a grade boundaries sheet showing how the different boundaries are calculated and how best to use this information.

  • 3

    Module - Source Questions

    • LESSON 1 - SOURCE QUESTIONS - INTERPRETING AND UNDERSTANDING QUESTIONS - This sheet details the difference between primary and secondary source (extracts) A Level History questions and how to interpret, understand and analyse the key information from both

    • LESSON2 - SOURCE QUESTIONS - PLANNING ANSWERS - We go into detail on how to plan our answers to both primary and secondary source (extracts) A Level History questions. Two separate methods of planning for source questions are shown.

    • LESSON 3 - SOURCE QUESTIONS - IDENTIFY AND EXTRACT - My techniques show how to identify and extract the information needed to answer source questions. Using example questions, I demonstrate how to identify themes, arguments, provenance, tone and emphasis.

    • LESSON 4 - SOURCE QUESTIONS - BACKING EXTRACTIONS - I tell you how to show the examiner that we have identified correct source information, by summarising arguments and backing extractions in sources, as well as dealing with provenance, tone and emphasis.

    • LESSON 5 - SOURCE QUESTIONS - EVALUATION THROUGH CONTEXT - We learn how to use contextual knowledge to support and/or challenge the views of secondary sources, as well as, analysing how to use this knowledge when assessing the value of primary sources.

    • LESSON 6 - SOURCE QUESTIONS - MAKING JUDGEMENTS - Using examples, I explain how to make judgements in relation to how convincing the arguments of secondary sources (extracts) are, in addition to, judging the value and limitations of primary sources.

  • 4

    Module - Essay Questions

    • LESSON 1 - ESSAY QUESTIONS - INTERPRETING AND UNDERSTANDING QUESTIONS - We identify all the different types of essay question that can be asked and how to interpret them. Then we analyse how to take the key information needed from each question.

    • LESSON 2 - ESSAY QUESTIONS - PLANNING ANSWERS - I show how to effectively plan A Level Essay question answers according to the type of question being asked. Different example plans are explained alongside how you can implement this in your examination.

    • LESSON 3 - ESSAY QUESTIONS - INTRODUCTIONS - In this video lesson I identify the three key aspects all good introductions must cover and then show through an example exactly how to make sure that your introduction hits these points.

    • LESSON 4 - ESSAY QUESTIONS - STRUCTURING THEMES/PARAGRAPHS - I show you exactly how to structure the themes/paragraphs that make up an essay answer. We ensure the main body of an essay is systematically ordered to answer the question most effectively.

    • LESSON 5 - ESSAY QUESTIONS - CONCLUSIONS - I talk through how to produce an effective conclusion by analysing what the conclusion needs to do. This is then demonstrated using a model conclusion answer.