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The IGCSE History exam consists of two papers:
Paper 1: Core Content - Students answer three question in the (a) Describe, (b) Explain, (c) Assess format in two hours.
Paper 2: Sourcework - Students answer six questions based around sources focusing on The Peace Treaties and their impact, 1918-23.
As well as the specific resources listed below, you could also try these two quizzes:
Revision quizzes covering the entire course:
Play Your Dates Right Quiz (tests chronological understanding)
Who Am I? Challenge (tests knowledge of key individuals)
Interactive Paper 1 questions:
Describe  [practice questions] | Explain  [practice questions] | Assess  [practice questions]
You will answer two questions from a range of topics in the 20th century.
Were the peace treaties fair?*
You will choose one question from a choice of two. It is likely that one question will focus on "The Weimar Republic and the Rise of Hitler" whilst the other will be on "The Nazi Regime".
The theme for Summer 2017 will be "The Peace Treaties and their impact, 1918-23". Full resources for this topic can be found here and specific revision resources here.
The following resources will help you revise and develop your sourcework skills ready for the exam.
Source Overlay Template
Sourcework Skills Overview
Interactive Cartoon Analysis Tool
Origin of Sources: Evaluation Worksheet
Purpose of Sources: Evaluation Worksheet
Nature of Sources: Evaluation Worksheet
Sourcework Question Markschemes
2 Key Cartoonists: Low and Partridge
Other revision ideas from Tarr's Toolbox:
"Leaderboard Challenge" for "Fling the Teacher"
Arcade Game Generator: Create several revision quizzes with one set of questions
"Tell us something we don't know!": A quiz to develop deeper understanding
Create a Revision Quiz in the format of a 'Pacman' Game!
Dice and Card Game Strategies for Revising Key Terms
Share test questions in advance
Tic Tac Know
Spot the Mistakes
Guess Who / Guess What
Snooker and Battleships
Who / Where / What Am I?
Births (100 years ago today): 1917 - Cyrus Vance, American lawyer and politician, 57th United States Secretary of State (d. 2002)
Deaths (50 years ago today): 1967 - Jaroslav Heyrovskı, Czech chemist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1890)
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Rights and Protest Sourcework Sample: The Rivonia Trial
Model Essay: Analyse the successes and failures of Nixons domestic policies
Nixons Domestic Policy: Student research task
IB Sourcework: Rights and Protest sample source work papers and model answers
Model Essay: Assess the successes and failures of Nixons foreign policy
Nixons foreign policy: the second administration
Nixons foreign policy: The 1972 Presidential Election
Sourcework Exercise: To what extent was Martin Luther King responsible for the success of the Montgomery Bus Boycott?
Nixons foreign policy: the first administration (1969-72)
Nixons Foreign Policy: New study unit
Was life good or bad in Victorian Britain? A study through paintings
Anarchism: Bakunins Catechism of a Revolutionary
Summary Sheet: Hegel, Marx and Lenin compared and contrasted
Factual Test on the issues covered so far (20 questions)
Teacher-led online lecture : A brief history of political ideology from the Enlightenment to the modern day!