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History Higher Lvl, what to expect

  • 06-06-2008 11:19am
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    Registered Users Posts: 224 ✭✭ --SmItHy--


    The history paper is very repetitive every year. Studenys only get caught out when they dont look at the marking scheme. If the question has 15 marks its requires more detail then a 5 mark question. I think the renaissance is due to come up this year, hasnt been on the paper in a while!!!Anyone have any other feelings about what might come up?


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  • Closed Accounts Posts: 21 ✭✭✭ Aidan Disney


    Well from a 'unknown' sourse ;) We were told to expect renaissance :rolleyes:

    I hate history still in HL tho .. Hope its also a good paper


  • Closed Accounts Posts: 32 ✭✭✭ shantow


    plantations and industrial revolution are due up, the famine aswell!;)


  • Closed Accounts Posts: 13 ✭✭✭ Colm07


    no problem, historys easy, i didnt study at all at the mocks and i got 92

    industrial revo is due as q5/6 this year


  • Closed Accounts Posts: 10 ✭✭✭ Burkie08


    wooo gud advise ppl keep it cumin:)

    also apparently hitlers not gna come up so its either stalin or mussolini

    id so mussolini but like my teachers old...so maybe u shudnt listne 2 me:D


  • Closed Accounts Posts: 34 ✭✭✭ Reckle


    any tips to expect whats on the essays?


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  • Registered Users Posts: 75 ✭✭ conorod


    Northern Ireland and the unionists is almost definite according to my teacher and a few others.
    Other than that plantations, age of revolutions and explorations.


  • Moderators, Category Moderators, Education Moderators Posts: 26,443 CMod ✭✭✭✭ spurious


    Northern Ireland questions are always the least attempted ones on the JC History paper.


  • Closed Accounts Posts: 41 ✭✭✭ t-mobile1892


    We hav the worst history teacher.....our class practically did all the work durin the year


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  • Closed Accounts Posts: 34 ✭✭✭ winner92


    Does anyone have an idea on what might come up on question 4 (people in history)??


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  • Closed Accounts Posts: 41 ✭✭✭ t-mobile1892


    Mr Crystal wrote: »
    Same here but history is one of those subjects you can learn yourself easy enough. I read the revise wise book the night before the pre's and got 80%.

    Same here(read revision book before mocks) but i got 84% :(


  • Closed Accounts Posts: 256 ✭✭ Cow Moolester


    Apparently an examiner at my school told one of the students that Plantations is coming up. Didn't say whether it was question 5 or 6 though


  • Closed Accounts Posts: 228 ✭✭ conormurphy


    Apparently an examiner at my school told one of the students that Plantations is coming up. Didn't say whether it was question 5 or 6 though

    No offense to you but there is no way that the examiner could know that. The way it works is that selected teachers submit 3 long questions each and 1 MAY be used on the exam. The short questions are selected at random I believe. I didn't study for the mocks, just learned the basis of some essays the night before and then got the only A in my year


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