Tuesday, 12 November 2019

5th year Art history essay 2017 Q. 1

Tues 12th Nov.

Fifth years please complete the following essay for Monday 18th November.  I have added the marking scheme below the question so please read this once you have read the question to see where the marks are going.  Your answer should be 3 full scap pages long and include drawings.  Please read the question carefully.


Given out: Wed. 13th Nov.
Deadline: Mon. 18th Nov.


2017 Q. 1 - Higher Level

 1. There are many documented Stone Age tombs in Ireland that reveal a wealth of information about the lives of the people who built them. 
Discuss this statement with reference to two named stone tombs that you have studied. In your answer refer to the structure, function and location of each of the examples you have chosen.
 and 
 Briefly describe and discuss the motifs and stone working techniques used to decorate Stone Age tombs.

 Illustrate your answer.





MARKING SCHEME - 2017 Q. 1

A) Two named stone tombs - 10

B)  Discussion of statement and description and discussion of stone tomb one referring to structure, function and location.  - 10 

C) Discussion of statement and description and discussion of stone tomb two referring to structure, function and location.  - 10 

D) Brief description and discussion of the motifs and stone working techniques used to decorate Stone Age tombs.  - 10 ( 5 for motifs,   5 for stone working techniques )

E) Sketches - 10 

Total: 50



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