3 effects - Point, Evidence, Explain. Focus on the effects/impact. Use the words of the Q
"Stalin's cult of personality was the main reason he consolidated his position as dictator in the 1930s" Do you agree? (12 marks)
Point, Evidence, Explain, Link (Assess how far the point affects the Q) the statement topic
Repeat for at least one, ideally two, other reasons why Stalin consolidated his position as a dictator
Conclusion - what does the Q ask? ANSWER IT! Explain why
Note: Check the date in the Q - what does this suggest about information from the 1920s?