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Applying material from Item B and your knowledge, evaluate sociological explanations of the role of education in transmitting ideas and values.
How to top mark band in a 30 mark education essay, A-level sociology, AQA.
A Level Sociology: 10 mark questions
There are two types of 10 mark question across the 3 A-level sociology exam papers: ‘outline and explain questions’ (no item) and ‘applying material from the item’ questions. Below is a nice wall-chart explaining the difference between them, adapted from the AQA’s ‘notes and guidance document. (source) *the action word here might be different. Instead…
How Are A-Level Sociology Essays Marked?
Below is a pared-down general mark-scheme for 20 and 30 mark sociology essays, adapted from the AQA’s more specific mark-schemes from the 2016-17 specimen A level papers. /30 /20 Descriptor 25-30 17-20 Sound, conceptually detailed knowledge of a range of relevant material, good sophisticated understanding of the question and of the presented material. Appropriate material…