Extended essay scoring rubric candidate: ib number: a: research question ( objectives 1 and 2) this criterion assesses the extent to which the purpose of the essay is specified in many subjects, the aim of the essay will normally be expressed as a question and, therefore, this criterion is called the research question. The extended essay is assessed against common criteria, interpreted in ways appropriate to each subject the extended essay is: • compulsory for all diploma programme students • externally assessed and, in combination with the grade for theory of knowledge, contributes up to three points to the total score for the ib. The extended essay and theory of knowledge are marked based on letter grades and are crossed on the matrix below to provide a combined point score of up to 3 points incomplete cas programs or inadequate work on the extended essay or in theory of knowledge will result in the failure of the ib diploma in the case. Your extended essay topic must fall under one of the subjects listed below you do not need to be studying this every ib diploma student must submit an extended essay • each student will select a teacher to act essays are externally assessed and the maximum score possible is 36 this is divided into 24 points from. Understand the requirements and process that will prepare students to write the extended essay (ee) gain a better understanding of the scoring rubric and the scoring process understand the roles and responsibilities of an ee supervisor required for ib diploma eligibility externally assessed by ibo evaluators. Externally assessed and, in combination with the grade for theory of knowledge, contributes up to three points to the total score for the ib diploma • a piece of independent research/investigation on a topic chosen by the student in cooperation with a supervisor in the school introduction 2 extended essay guide.
Exemplar essays -- 2018 session exemplar essays and marks -- 2018 session these essays have been assessed under the new general and subject criteria for the 2018 examination session. Section 3: exemplars-the following are sample extended essays that received a grades in all of the various subject areas, unless otherwise noted in the download (spanish, french, and theatre are exceptions and received lower scores) students can use these as models for how to form style and structure for the various. Sep 6, 2017 want help on the ib extended essay here's our complete guide, full of example ideas, essay topics, timeline, step by step plans to get a great score on your essay.
These are summaries of the actual criteria, which can be found in the extended essay guide on the online curriculum centre criterion a - research question - 2 unique insight and initiative students may score poorly on other criteria but be rewarded on criterion k supervisor's comments will be taken into consideration. The ib will assess your extended essay (ee), not your supervisor this means that your ee will be sent to an ib diploma examiner who is an expert on the subject you have chosen the examiner will use the five criteria to assess your essay for a total of 34 marks the mark that you receive will be converted into a letter grade. 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 read about the extended essay in greater detail you can.
Exemplars (sample ee papers) (please note that this is using the rubric from class of 2017 and earlier) group 1: literature extended essay report:english literature rubric low c range low exemplar literature essay & low exemplar literature scored rubric middle b range literature. The international baccalaureate organization (known as the ib) offers four high- quality and challenging educational programmes for a worldwide community of schools, aiming to create a better, more peaceful world this publication is one of a range of materials produced to support these programmes the ib may use a.
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 it is intended to promote high- level. Note that in addition to the general assessment criteria, each ib subject has specific interpretations of the criteria see subject guides on this page new handout -- unpacking the criteria with advice for students student responsibilities and due dates handout of student responsibilities and due dates ib extended. The diploma points matrix may 2015 onwards theory of knowledge grade a grade b grade c grade d grade e no grade n exten d ed essay grade a 3 3 2 2 failing condition failing condition grade b 3 2 2 1 failing condition failing condition grade c 2 2 1 0 failing condition failing condition grade. The essays are graded by examiners appointed by the chief examiner of each subject in the ib office in cardiff, wales basic timeline ee lottery – october at the ee lottery the extended essay contributes to the overall diploma score through the award of points in conjunction rubric for 1st draft of extended essay.
Ask for grading rubrics from your ib coordinator it is important to know what the extended essay graders will be assessing every school with an ib diploma program should have a coordinator who knows the ins and outs of the ib program since it is difficult to pass an essay is you do not know what is expected, you. I am currently an ib full diploma senior and the ib extended essay is graded based on several criterion it is externally the score a student receives relates to a band the bands are: here is the link to a sample rubric by quarry lane which summarizes the current ib ee guidelines without the long guidance material.