Edexcel A2 Unit 4: Historical Enquiry - Student Support Materials for History (Paperback)

by Rosemary Rees, Angela Leonard

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Enable students to succeed in their assessment with Historical Enquiry - the essential guide to Edexcel History A2 Unit 4. Historical Enquiry supports and guides students step-by-step through their Unit 4 assessment with: * full explanations supported by examples of the skills that they will need to succeed * graded coursework essays with full comments from experienced assessors on how to secure a higher grade * Moderators' and Essential notes throughout. In this book you will find: * Chapter 1:INTRODUCTION An overview of exactly what Unit 4 is all about * Chapter 2: CONSTRUCTING PART A ENQUIRIES A guide to choosing the best Part A enquiry focus, with examples and moderator commentary * Chapter 3: CONSTRUCTING PART B ENQUIRIES A guide to choosing the best Part B enquiry focus, with examples and moderator commentary * Chapter 4: FINDING SOURCE MATERIALS: PART A AND PART B A practical guide to researching your enquiries, note-taking and note-making * Chapter 5: USING SOURCE MATERIAL: PART A ENQUIRIES How to use secondary sources as a resource; finding and using relevant contemporary sources; weighing the evidence and reaching judgements; using secondary sources for cross-referencing, support and challenge * Chapter 6: USING SOURCE MATERIAL: PART B ENQUIRIES How to read secondary sources for information, opinion and argument; how to read to raise issues * Chapter 7: USING A RESOURCE RECORD: PARTS A AND B A practical guide to using the resource record * Chapter 8: WRITING UP PARTS A AND B Including tips on planning the write-up of your research; explanation of key essay writing skills, including writing effective introductions and conclusions, and creating a coherent and sustained argument; tips on writing to length and using footnotes, endnotes and appendices * Chapter 9: ENQUIRIES AND ANSWERS * Chapter 10: EXAMPLE COMPLETE ASSIGNMENT * Chapter 11: MARK SCHEME * Index

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