Religion Studies Grade 12 NSC Paper 1 and Paper 2 Exam Topics and Structure Guide Syllabus

On this page you will find Religion Studies Grade 12 NSC Paper 1 and Paper 2 Exam Topics and Structure Guide from the CAPS syllabus.

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Religion Studies Grade 12 NSC Paper 1 and Paper 2 Exam Topics and Structure

Paper 1 Topics Religion Studies Grade 12

A learner will be required to answer three questions: one compulsory question (short questions of 50 marks) and a choice of two out of three to four questions of 50 marks each. Questions will focus on interrogating a range of sources such as texts, maps, graphs, etc. and include comparative questions. The required answers range from short responses to paragraphs.

Paper 2 Topics Religion Studies Grade 12

Three focused extended writing questions (choice of three out of four to five questions): 50 marks each. Questions will focus on analysing and interpretating generic issues pertaining to religions. Learners are expected to present a position on the issue/or issues from a specific religious perspective and to argue this position and critique it. A source can be included to act as a stimulus.

The mid-year and end-of-year examinations in Grade 11, and the mid-year and the trial examinations in Grade 12 will be similar to the external examination. The examination guidelines will provide details of the social problems that will be addressed in Grade 12 for a particular year; if there are no new guidelines the previous years’ guidelines will be considered relevant.

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