Feedback: Year 9 Industrial Revolution Document Study Overall very good. Q1.

Most got two reasons- provided to you . v easy. Q2. Most understood looking for the argument that as the industrial revolution was a gradual change process, the term revolution is misleading as it infers a dramatic, sudden change. When Quoting people, particularly academic historians, you can just use their surname e.g. say ‘Clapham and Crafts argue….’ Q3. Ask to look at two elements of the web-link…. Looking for… hosted Yale University website, .edu so for educational sources, curriculum based etc. Q4. Answered well- straight from source. Would prefer to see quotations marks if quoting. And clearly stating the reference, Source D. Q5. We need to discuss Plagiarism! Plagiarism is where you use another’s ideas and words and present them as your own. Paraphrasing is where you put someone’s ideas into your own words. Paraphrasing can still be considered plagiarism if you do not reference the source correctly. In history this can be difficult as you may read something, eloquently put and a question asks you to answer the same question. However, a skill of a historian is to synthesise others ideas, combine it with what they already know and produce there own ideas and argument. By all means use short quotes from sources to illustrate your point or provide evidence. In future years, 11,12 or Uni you will be given 0 for your whole exam if you are thought to be plagiarising. Other feedback from this question was most of you just used source A, but failed to use your own knowledge too, to explain why Britain was the first nation to go through the industrial revolution. Also remember your topic sentence and your concluding sentence. To have an adequate one you need to synthesise what your 3 main points are and how this helped explain why Britain was first. E.g. There were geographical, political and economic reasons why….. Exemplars. Part 2. Perspective, Reliability and Usefulness, PRU. Remember to answer all parts of the question. There was not one true perspective, as long as presented a perspective and provided evidence , got marks. Best answers referred to source and provided examples/ quotes to back up their argument. -

what bias does the writer show/ what may he not be telling to bias our view. I observed few of you having a quick glance at what was in the test.who wrote it? Motive – why did they write it? Entertainment/ education/ publicity etc Audience. Best way to improve your syntax is to go back and read it to yourself. Again useful or un-useful both correct as long as provided reason and examples as to why you believed it to be so. Syntax/clarity of expression. Finally. Note. answer ALL parts of the question if you want full marks. Neat class. . sometimes its good to start with the easy beginning ones to get some confidence but if you struggle with finishing on time.Reliability. Most forgot to bring it back to how useful it would be. you just started at question 1. Overall Handwriting legible. While the question was on reliability you were asked to use Origin. Usefulness. It was great to see some people saying source E stated ‘’…. I want to give you marks. Most finished it but a good number only got half way or a bit further. This is how you get marks.who is it aimed at/ can be multiple audiences Date. Just as something was written recently does not mean its reliable. Evidence. This would have given you at least 6 things to talk about. As you can see from the marks allocated for each on the sheet. perspective. Thin how each can influence the reliability of a sources. with reference from a source) or an example.when was it written (when is it referring to) Bias.’ Which highlights how xxxx etc. eg reliability. at least attempt the questions worth more. Again the question guides you into what to discuss in the answer. I have to stress again that in history there is not always a ‘right’ answer or a single answer that can be considered correct.better than many of my year 10s. which are often worth more. The end questions are often worth more so it is important you get to them. I am not saying you have to start at the end with the harder questions. Remember that for every claim you should have some evidence (preferably. This is a self editing technique you will use a lot in later years. content. thinking about his motive. Helps you get the marks you deserve Need to look at timeing. What we are looking for is you presenting an opinion/an argument and then providing evidence and examples to justify your stance.