Hutchesons’ Grammar School AS Level Archaeology 2012
An understanding of archaeological skills and methods, including
• the range of sources and techniques
used by archaeologists to investigate thearchaeological record
• how archaeological data is analysed and
A practical application of archaeological skills and methods, including
• abstraction, interpretation and translation
of archaeological material and data
• interaction with the archaeological recor
d through an individual archaeological enquiry
• effective communication, using
archaeological terminology and conventions.3.
Knowledge and understanding of:
• archaeological data
• strengths and weaknesses of
• key themes and ideas in world archaeology
• the nature of and factors affecting
continuity and change in the past.
What makes a good answer?
Examiners will look for the following aspects of an answer to determine grades
The AS qualification is graded on a five-point scale:
A, B, C, D