IB English A: Language & Literature: Criteria

When preparing for the Paper 1 exam, you should familiarize yourself with its assessment criteria. If you know what examiners are looking for, then you are more likely to write effectively and score well. Self assessment, peer assessment and teacher assessment are key to preparing for this exam. You will want to practice by writing Paper 1s from previous years. An overview of both the SL and HL Paper 1 criteria...

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Sonja McCarthy-Strand Sonja McCarthy-Strand 15 December 2014 - 05:59

How does the remaining 0.5 come from other components?

David McIntyre 17 December 2014 - 02:54

Hi Sonja,

The other two components are worth 50%. The written tasks are worth 20% (10% + 10% at HL) and the orals are worth 30% (15% for the FOA and 15% for the IOC). So, you take the raw mark and express this as a ratio of the overall value of the component.


Sonja McCarthy-Strand Sonja McCarthy-Strand 28 May 2015 - 10:10

Thank you.

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