AQA A Level History Russia NOPTEA
Component 2N Revolution and dictatorship: Russia, 1917–1953, covering Section A of the exam.
NOPTEA stands for Nature, Origin, Purpose, Tone, Emphasis and Audience, used to analyse the sources.
-a list of sources from all AQA Paper 2s to familiarise students with the sorts of sources they could face, how this would affect NOPTEA and provides possible questions they could consider
-separating the sources into different levels of secrecy
-pros, cons and questions to consider with posthumous sources
-how post-1953 sources could influence validity
-a detailed list of adjectives to describe the type of tone
-words to describe how the source ‘argues’
-detailed advice on how to tackle Section B
-an example paragraph