DATES: Thursday 23 April 2020 4pm (1hr)

CODE: 7851

ABOUT THIS WEBINAR

Provide your students with a final boost in their exam preparation, with this focused one-hour webinar on the very popular AQA GCSE History Paper 2 option, the Normans.  Examining the key areas in which students need to excel to succeed in the question paper, the webinar will provide students with a examiner guidance on how to answer the most difficult questions.

This webinar includes a set of notes which will be sent in advance for teachers to use with their students and which students will be able to use after the webinar to improve their examination revision.

This interactive webinar will provide your students with:

  • Confidence to tackle successfully the  ‘How convincing’, ‘Write an account’ and historic environment questions.
  • Guidance on extended writing – particularly for the HE.
  • Knowledge of what AQA examiners are looking for so that students can gain the highest grades

Programme

4.00pm
Welcome, introductions and sound check


4.05pm
Paper 2 Historical concepts and the 8-mark ‘explain the importance’ and ‘write an account’ questions

  • Key concepts covered on the Normans – focus on change and continuity using that to organise key content for revision.
  • How to approach the ‘Explain the importance’ question
  • How to address the ‘write an account’ question on paper 2.
  • Analyse examples of student answers

4.30pm
Paper 2 Interpretations and Historic Environment

  • Answering the ‘How convincing’ question effectively
  • How to research the HE
  • How to structure the HE essay
  • Comparative answers exercise

Who should attend

All students studying Paper 2: The Normans

Helena Clarke

Helena has over a decade of teaching and examining experience. She teaches at a large comprehensive school in Cheshire and has extensive experience with students of all abilities. She is an experienced national presenter and author of GCSE History textbooks for the current specification, as well as being an Assistant Principal Examiner with a leading awarding body.

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