The extended essay is an in-depth study of a focused topic chosen from the list of approved diploma programme subjects—normally one of the student’s six chosen subjects for the ib diploma it is intended to promote high-level research and writing skills, intellectual discovery and creativity. The maximum number of marks that can be awarded to an extended essay is 34 this is made up for the marks available for each of the five assessment criteriaall extended essays in all subjects are marked according to the same criteria and the grade boundaries are the same for all subjectsthe extended essay guide (see page 107) contains the grade descriptors which will be used to determine the. The extended essay should be written in a clear, correct and formal academic style, appropriate to the subject from which the topic is drawn given that the extended essay is a formally written research paper, it should strive to maintain a professional, academic look.
Your work on the rppf constitutes 19% of your final extended essay grade from ib examiners reflections on planning and progress form (rppf) for first use in 2018 assessment the following are examples of the rppf there is no one right way to complete the form and these examples should not be viewed as the ideal. Below are extended essay exemplars in some of the most common subjects submitted to ib they include the ib examiner's comments on each part of the rubric note that all of the extended essays that have been uploaded have been graded as a papers by ib. Most ib schools will allow their students to pick the advisor they want to provide them with various ib extended essay guidelines how will the assignment be graded usually, the advisors are required to provide students with a handout explaining the grading scheme for all extended essay questions.
East campus extended essays (2014-) you can browse the list of extended essays at the east campus that received an a or a b grade -- via the library catalog search the catalog using the words extended essay and the subject in which you are interested. Extended essay the extended essay is an independent, self-directed piece of research, finishing with a 4,000-word paper one component of the international baccalaureate® (ib) diploma programme (dp) core, the extended essay is mandatory for all students. The ib extended essay is a 4,000-word thesis written under the supervision of an advisor this essay could give you additional points toward your diploma score those students who need their ib diplomas should learn how to write this 4000-word thesis with us.
Extended essay scoring rubric - 5 - e reasoned argument: (objectives 1 and 4) this criterion assesses the extent to which the essay uses the material collected to present ideas in a logical and coherent manner, and develops a reasoned argument in relation to the research question. Ib biology extended essay biology for life ib biology i ib biology ii syllabus return to skyline on the evening of (date tbd) the rest of the week is spent with students focusing on completing the extended essay grading: scoring the extended essay sample extended essays. Grade extended essay predicted grade calculation student name: supervisor name: subject area: title of extended essay: the aim is to find, for each criterion, the descriptor that conveys most adequately the achievement level attained by the student in the light of any one criterion, a student’s work may contain features. The extended essay (ee) is a research paper of up to 4000 words, giving students an opportunity to conduct independent research or investigation on a topic that interests themlike the theory of knowledge (tok essay and presentation), and participation in creativity, action, service activities, the extended essay is a mandatory prerequisite for the award of the ib diploma. Extended essay guide--first exams 2018 submitted 2 years ago by jedilibrarian ib teacher/ee supervisor [ m ] i found it difficult to get my hands on the official extended essay guide for 2018, so i'm saving you the trouble.
The ib extended essay (or ee) is a 4,000 word structured mini-thesis that you write under the supervision of an advisor (an ib teacher at your school), which counts towards your ib diploma (to learn about all of the ib diploma requirements, check out our other article. Extended essay—independent student research paper the extended essay is an independent, self-directed 4,000 word research paper that prepares for undergraduate research students complete 40-60 plus hours of research in a subject area of their choice that relates to one of the six diploma subjects. How is the extended essay graded step 1: the extended essay is graded out of 36 marks: grading criteria marks goals formal presentation (12 marks) question 2 the research question must be clearly stated in the introduction and must be sharply focused introduction 2 the introduction must clearly explains the context of the question, its.
Extended essay (ee) grade 11 & 12 credit 1 unit per year (combined with tok) coordinator mr matt johnson students engage in independent research and write a 4,000 word essay on a topic of their choice the extended essay gives the student an opportunity to explore a self-selected, academic topic in depth. Assessment grade descriptors for the extended essay, 2018 a list of the qualitative grade descriptors for the extended essay, grades a through e ib senior examiners will use these descriptors to set the boundaries (ie, grade) the extended essay beginning in may 2018. The essay is then presented to the ib assessors who have specific criteria they use for grading know how the point are organized when the essay is graded, they are given scores in the range of 0 to 36.
Understanding the ib diploma programme scores including extended essay, theory of knowledge, and creativity, action, service the highest total available for receiving the ib diploma obtain a score of 45 points grade distributions on the ib assessments vary by. Ib diploma candidate class of 2016 page 2 of 12 pages important due dates for the extended essay - - class of 2016 1 a numerical grade will be reported to the candidate’s tok teacher based on the pre-summer evaluation form. The extended essay is one of the most important parts of an international baccalaureate education the lessons it teaches in formal writing, research, preparation and hard work will be invaluable as you move forward into university or college. The extended essay is a core component of the ib diploma programme and lies at the heart of the ib diploma circle it is an integral compulsory component for candidates who.
Extended essay rubric a: research question this criterion assesses the extent to which the purpose of the essay is specified in many subjects, the. The extended essay of approximately 4,000 words offers the opportunity for ib students to investigate a topic of special interest, usually one of the student’s six diploma programme subjects, and acquaints them with the independent research and writing skills expected at university. Extended essay (source: ib history guide) an extended essay in history provides students with an opportunity to undertake in-depth research in an area of history of genuine interest to them the outcome of the research should be a coherent and structured essay that effectively addresses a particular issue expressed as a research question , or. The unique elements of the ib programme, the creativity, activity and service programme, the extended essay and the theory of knowledge course, offer ib students experiences and skills not offered in other programmes.