This document provides the component and overall grade boundaries for ib diploma programme courses with more than 100 candidates in may 2016 may 2016 grade boundaries subject: extended essay extended essay grade from to e 0 7 d 8 15 c 16 22 b 23 28 a 29 36. Schools (supervisors) provide predicted grades for each ee • external examiners from around the world grade the ees using the assessment criteria detailed in the extended essay guide on the t-drive (ib teacher support materials folder) • the assessment criteria are provided in the extended essay guide – the. Liefs and values the extended essay: an independent research assignment of 4,000 wordscas – creativity, activity, ser- vice: a core ib diploma programme component which, through a wide range of extracurricular activities, enables students to live the ib learner profile in real and practical ways academic tutoring. An ib diploma candidate who fails to satisfy the requirements for the award of an ib diploma will receive dp course results indicating the grades obtained in individual subjects, together with results in theory of knowledge and the extended essay, and confirmation of the completion of all cas requirements, as appropriate. The international baccalaureate® (ib) diploma programme (dp) uses both internally and externally assessed components to assess student performance the theory of knowledge (tok) and extended essay (ee) components are awarded individual grades and, collectively, can contribute up to 3 additional points.
I am currently an ib full diploma senior and the ib extended essay is graded based on several criterion it is externally evaluated, meaning someone at ib grades it according to the ib website: “all extended essays are externally assessed by exam. Extended essay group 1 20% group 2 5% group 3 49% group 4 15% group 5 2% group 6 8% school based 1% extended essay candidates percentage by subject group group a b c d e n total candidates awarded grade total of all registered candidates percentage of candidates awarded grade. Extended essay grade boundaries the diploma points matrix tok points points awarded for the externally assessed component, part 1, the essay on a prescribed title (40 points) and for the internally assessed component, part 2, the ib assessment criteria it is described by one of the band descriptors a–e using the. 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.
Extended essays are marked by external assessors (examiners appointed by the ib) on a scale of 0 to 36 there are general and subject-specific criteria, at a ratio of 2:1 (24 possible marks for the general criteria and 12 marks for the subject-specific one) the total mark is converted into a grade from a to e a similar. In order to achieve the ib diploma a candidate must fulfil certain requirements at its most basic a candidate must achieve at least 24 points from their combined grades in six subjects, together with their grades for theory of knowledge and the extended essay, and also complete the creativity, action, service (cas) element.
Grade or above (please see grading matrix below) an e grade in either ee or tok is an automatic failing condition in the diploma 4 what is the ib extended essay • it is an essay of 4000 words • it is compulsory for all full diploma programme students • it is externally assessed and, in combination with the grade. Numeric grades have been awarded in all six subjects registered for the ib diploma • all cas requirements have been met • grades a (highest) to e ( lowest) have been awarded for both theory of knowledge and an extended essay, with a grade of at least d in one of them • there is no grade 1 in any subject • there is.
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 grade descriptors grade a demonstrates sharp focus and good contextualization of the topic through very good knowledge and understanding a high level of organization and an effective ability to assemble evidence/data/ information in an intelligent and academic way facilitating analysis and evaluation,. The introduction must clearly explains the context of the question, its significance and why it is worthy of investigation conclusion 2 a conclusion must be clearly stated and must be consistent with the evidence presented in the essay, while including unresolved questions where appropriate formal presentation. The extended essay – a requirement of the ib diploma programme core – is an independent research-based essay of use of language appropriate to a literary essay scoring of ee the ee is scored by an external ib-trained examiner , using the assessment criteria outlined in the ee guide scores are on an a – e scale.
This guide explains the process required to complete the ib extended essay - from the initial step of choosing a research topic, through effectively searching for information and organizing turned in by 3:30 pm on 1/29/2018 worth 50 points towards spring semester ee grade late reflection = 0 points. Students in the ib diploma program may qualify for admission based on their predicted/final ib results the admissions office will take into consideration the predicted grades in both individual subjects and additional points for the extended essay and theory of knowledge (tok) if you are completing the. The ib diploma programme statistical bulletin, may 2014 examination session highest grade obtained for a subject will contribute towards the ib diploma studies in languages and literature experimental sciences mathematical and computer science school-based syllabus pilot subject extended essay.