You will also carry out an assignment into a topic of interest to you, using a range of sources and methods.
This can be from the course or from a wider Modern Studies issue.
They should be prepared to complete under exam conditions, two 15-mark SQA questions (Q9 and Q10) on research methods, on return to school next week (due to be completed late this week and now not done) Complete all issued sections of Culture & Identity essay for return to school – Primary/ Secondary socialisation on gender/ age identity, findings from Cohen’s Folk Devils study. – compete ongoing tasks for AVU Assignment / complete Past Paper Qs on all topics, available at BBC Bitesize, National 5 Geography Higher: Complete class work / homework set tasks/ access Past Paper Questions on completed topics at at BBC Bitesize, Higher Geography – compete ongoing tasks for AVU Assignment / complete Past Paper Qs on all topics, available at BBC Bitesize, National 5 History Higher: Complete class work / homework set tasks/ access Past Paper Questions on completed topics at at BBC Bitesize, Higher History Prepare write up arguments / evidence for Extended Essay AH: Pupils have had recent detailed discusion/ feedback re dissertation next steps/ deadlines.
They can access relevant topic SQA past paper exam qustions via SQA website/ past papers and marking instructions section for Advanced Higher History. Mathematics I have added a “snow” tab to the One Note files I use with my S4 class and the Higher class which I have for 2 periods per week. The note for the S4 class says: “You can continue to work on vectors.
Students sitting National 5 Modern Studies will sit an external end of year exam and complete the National 5 Assignment.
Students sitting National 4 Modern Studies will sit an end of year exam and will need to pass their National 4 AVU Project.Details for tasks/ work for senior pupils in Social Subjets Faculty as follows: Social Subjects – compete all tasks for AVU Assignment Write up including sections: evaluation of survey and internet websites used, findings linked to data sheets, topic/ hypotheis/ aims.Complete Past Paper Qs on all topics, available at BBC Bitesize, National 5 Modern Studies Higher: Complete Government Can be effectively held to account essay if not handed in.Complete PEEIHEEC paragraphs for all causes of international terrorism, for all causes in issued booklet, in same way as we completed the first cause in class.AH: Pupils are aware how to email their teachers and have had recent detailed discusion re dissertation next steps/ deadlines.There will also be written assessments including reports and essays.The variety of different assessment strategies represents the variety of skills be developed in S3 Modern Studies.What we Study: Crime and the Law Investigating Crime in the UK and how the government tries to deal with this ever-present issue in society Explore the Case Study of the Summer Riots of 2011 Democracy in Scotland – exploring how we can influence decision makers here in Scotland Nuclear Threat – the final section we study looks at nuclear threat around the world and its impact on our lives.Assesment At National 4/5 level there will be continuous unit assessments.What we Study: Political Issues: Electoral Systems and Voting Behaviour Decision Making in the UK Social Issues: Health and Wealth Patterns and distribution of wealth and health inequalities and the consequences to society.Government response to inequalities in health and wealth.