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Specimen Question Paper 1. All Sets

Below are the three specimen papers provided from the exam board for paper 1.  Keep in mind that while questions we use will be based on these and some may stay the same, we will have made alterations where we think appropriate, changed topic emphasis and edited in any other way we see fit.



AQA-71821-SQP AQA-71821-SQP-2ND-SET A-level Paper 1 – Specimen question paper (third set) (5)

KSL Aggression: Institutional aggression

1. Use the Pdf document to fill in the A01 on Sykes’ theory of institutional aggression on page 19.

2. Decide if each of the evaluation points on page 20 is a strength or a weakness of the deprivation model.

3. Fill in the gaps in the missing information on page 21 to provide a detailed description of the importation model. Evaluation of importation model_2016

4. Use the attached PowerPoint to fill in the evaluation of the importation model on page 22.

5. Fill in the attached essay plan. IA template 2016



KSL Aggression: Lesson 1

Please collect an Aggression booklet from the desk and complete the following tasks. The lesson is on the description and evaluation of SLT as an explanation for aggression (and is fairly easy as you have covered SLT at least 3 times previously in the context of other behaviours).

  1. Complete page 2: which behaviours do you think are aggressive?
  2. Complete page 3 using the PowerPoint attached. Week 1_SLT
  3. Read the make your own notes on the description of SLT on page 4.
  4. Fill in the gaps for the study on page 5. This study is A02 as it supports SLT.
  5. Use the document entitled ‘Evaluation of SLT’ on the website to complete page 6.
  6. Correct the 10 mistakes on page 7.

Next week: synoptic evaluation and evaluation of SLT (it might be an idea to read up on IDA as synoptic evaluation before the lesson).