How much should I write for a 16 mark question?

A perfect 16 marker would have a small introductory paragraph perhaps including the definition of the key word put forward in the question and an introduction to your line of argument whilst this is not worth a specific number of marks it shapes your answer better and if an examiner is debating between a 15 or a 16 …

How many paragraphs is a 16 marker history?

six paragraphs
It is a 16 mark ‘essay’, consisting of six paragraphs including the introduction and the conclusion (so four main paragraphs, preferably using the four stimuli given to you in the question).

How long should you spend on a 16 mark question history?

approximately 15-20 minutes
16 marks available. You should spend approximately 15-20 minutes on this question. In this section, there is a mixture of source-based questions, short questions and a structured question.

What is the structure of a 16 mark history question?

This type of question requires you to consider one of the following concepts – significance, causation or consequence. You will also have to reach a well-substantiated judgement.

What is the average grade for GCSE history?

To answer this question shortly, the average GCSE grade is roughly a 5.1, which is considered a ‘strong pass’ (whereas a grade 4 is considered a ‘pass’).

Is grade 3 a pass?

Is grade 3 a pass? For a ‘standard pass’, equivalent to the old C grade, students will need to achieve a 4 grade, while a 5 will constitute a ‘strong pass’. Overall grades 4,5 and 6 will be equivalent to grades B and C in the old grading system.

Is 5 a good grade?

In essence, a grade 4 or 5 would be considered “good” because the government has outlined the passing grade to be a 4 – a 4 is a standard pass and a grade 5 is considered a strong pass. Therefore, anything above this standard would technically be deemed good.