MARKSCHEME: How marks are allocated for this question

Target: Explanation of causation using source and own knowledge (AO 6.1 & 6.2)


Level 1: Simple statements drawing on general factual knowledge or purpose

e.g. using general factual statements such as ‘the men were away fighting’ etc., or referring to a general point such as ‘it was propaganda’



Level 2: Explains using purpose and/or specific factual knowledge

Explained answers which use either:

Context: specific factual context statements such as U Boat blockade, rationing, Dig for Victory campaign, established need for WLA, or:

Purpose: explains the propaganda nature of the poster – e.g. how it was supposed to ‘work’: designed by the government to make it look pleasant, worthwhile, respected, rewarding, important for the country’s success etc.



Level 3: Multicausal answer using source and own knowledge

Developed answer, referring in detail to factual context WITH full explanation of propaganda purpose of poster.