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IA Sample 2: Suez Crisis2 August 2018

Here are the examiner's comments for this IA:Criterion AAn appropriate question for investigation has been clearly stated. The student has identified and selected appropriate and relevant sources and... more

IA Sample 1: Marshall Plan2 August 2018

These are the examiner's comments for this IA:Criterion AAn appropriate question for investigation has been clearly stated. The student has identified and selected appropriate and relevant sources and... more

3. IA: Graded student examples2 August 2018

This section includes some samples of IAs with the marks and examiner's comments. See the menu on the left hand side of this page for the sample IAs. more

2. IA: Getting the question right2 August 2018

The starting point for students is to find a topic that they are interested in. They then need to ensure that they come up with the right question. Here are some pointers for helping them with this. more

Internal Assessment (IA)free2 August 2018

The IA or Internal Assessment provides both SL and HL students with an opportunity to explore any part of your history programme in more detail, or indeed to explore an area that is not covered by your... more

2. Assessment for Paper 32 August 2018

Paper 3 essays are marked using the markbands which can be found here. Examiners will also have indicative content of what they might expect to see in the essay.The grid below is a breakdown of the IB... more

2. Assessment for Paper 22 August 2018

Paper 2 essays are marked using the markbands which can be found in the IB history guide hereUnlike Paper 3, there are no indicative comment markschemes due to the fact that students can choose their... more

1. Essay writing for Paper 22 August 2018

Paper 2 essays present particular challenges to students in that they often involve the skill of dealing with examples from different regions and constructing comparative essays.Many students will need... more

1. Guidelines for answering Paper 1 questions2 August 2018

The four questions on Paper 1 will always be structured in the same way. This is a great advantage for students as they can learn the specific skills needed to answer each question. This page provides... more

Paper 1free2 August 2018

Paper 1 is a source paper in which students must answer four questions on four sources which are all related to one of the prescribed subjects. This page gives an overview of what is required; see Guidelines... more