The Extended Essay. What is it? And why should I care?. The Extended Essay is a requirement of the diploma program. A piece of independent research. Independent you have control & are responsible for getting it done Self-directed
What is it?
And why should I care?
Aim of all IB programmes
A common assessment rubric has been established
“It was really helpful when my supervisor handed me a copy of the assessment criteria from the guide, but I just wish it could have been easier to understand.”
Sign up sheets for topic conference meeting dates on Ms. Habib’s office door
Attend your individual conference for final topic approval & mentor verification during the month of May
June 2 – you must have your topic and mentor in place
June 2 - Submit Contract for Supervision of EE & Final Topic Confirmation (on website & in EE Guide) to Mrs. Marsh in the Library
Have your topic in mind for the UTM field trip
Submit your first rough draft on Tuesday, Sept. 2
Submit final copy of essay to turnitin.com on Mon., Dec. 8
Monday, January 12that 3 p.m. in the libraryChoice of Topic
Interest can stem from a wide range of experiences:
“A consistent structure will protect the students from being penalized.”
“If the arguments aren’t convincing and/or there are gaps in knowledge, there is room for an alternative interpretation and the student will be penalized.”
“Communication is vital: the little things are the things that are going to radically affect the grade.”
Tackle the EE by breaking it down into small parts.
Mrs. Marsh & Mr. Fink