Getting started: Students
Welcome to InThinking History!
This site is designed to help you succeed in your History IB examination.
Your teacher will direct you to pages with relevant content and activities for each of the topics that you are studying.
In addition, the pages below will help you to find out more about IB History and also introduce you to the skills needed to be a successful IB History student.
As an IB history student, you will have the opportunity to develop an in-depth knowledge of different aspects of history from different regions of the world and across different time periods.
This section look at the key skills that you need as a starting point for any historical investigation. This includes finding relevant information and how to effectively read and take notes.
3. Source work: Paper 1
Paper One is a source paper. You will have four sources to read and 4 questions to answer on these sources. These 4 questions always follow the same structure so it is possible to learn and practice the...
Papers Two and Three of your IB history examination are assessed through essay writing; thus a large part of your history course will be devoted to practising essay writing, both in non-timed and in timed...
At the end of your two year IB Diploma, you will have to demonstrate your skills in 3 hours 30 minutes of examinations if you are a Higher Level student or 1 hour 45 minutes if you are a SL student.