Formative Assessment at KS4

Marking Key – use this marking key to help students to see what it is they need to do to improve their work.

Cold War Planning

Cold War Key Questions and Exam Questions use this to help in planning new schemes of work for Cold War for OCR Modern World J417 specs.

Model Answers

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American Boom

  • ‘American industry boomed in the 1920s because of Republican party policies’. How far do you agree with this statement? Explain your answer. (10 marks) – model answer exercise.

American Society in the Twenties

  •  Sacco and Vanzetti – How surprising is this description of Judge Thayer?  Model Answers – one at A/B one at A*.  Students could study answers and explain the difference.

The Wall Street Crash and the Great Depression

  • How useful is this picture for studying the effects of the great depression? (7 marks) model answer.

New Deal

  • What is the message of this source (‘sorry the Supreme Court says I must chuck you back’)?  Model answer exercise, why is B better than A?  Why is C the best?

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