These minor changes will be sumarised at the bottom of this page.
Typically, the NZQA do not release exemplars of E8 standard, normally, they will only release an E7 exemplar.
In light of that, it is fair to say that this is an essay of a very high standard, despite some shortcomings which are corrected below.
Thus, the following essay is a more than suitable model for students at NCEA Level 2.
The following essay is quite long and essays need not be this long to achieve an Excellence grade, however, the breadth of topics covered in the following essay may inspire you as to conduct your own research into further aspects of the war.
Following the essay is a breakdown of the points the student raised and a suggestion of further points that may have been raised as well.
Either way, this structure could be adapted in to any essay for this standard.
You may also be given a quote to include in your essay response as a part of the question, in that case, be sure to pick out the keywords of the quote and refer to them at least once per paragraph along with the key words of the question.
Some useful historians for the Great War include: Depending on the question you are asked, the causes or consequences you will need to include may be different to as demonstrated above.
For example, the question may ask what the consequences on people and groups were or it may ask you for social or economic causes.