he identification of a problem of knowledge in the prescribed TOK essay title is probably one of the most important first steps. But it may also be one of the most difficult tasks. What is the problem of knowledge that is implied in the title? How can one identify it? It may not always be necessary to identify an implied problem of knowledge in the prescribed title, but it may be helpful in structuring the essay.
In 2011 the IBO published another batch of excellent extended essays and included with them the examiner’s comment’s and where possible a student statement. All essays scored in the 29-36 mark range and were assessed against the first examinations 2009 syllabus. The essays relevant to St Leonard’s College IB subjects can be downloaded below:
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