Theory of knowledge is assessed in two parts: an externally examined 1,200–1,600 word essay and an internally assessed presentation each part is scored using assessment criteria (four criteria for the essay and four for the presentation) that describe levels of achievement (eg, the inquiry explores knowledge issues. Tok assessment criteria essay tok assessment criteria : tok essay of 800 words in grade 11 criterion a: understanding kis criterion b: knower’s perspective criterion c: quality of analysis of kis criterion d: organization of ideas 0 level 1 was not achieved level 1 was not achieved level 1 was not achieved level 1 was not achieved 1-2 1. The extended essay supervisor workshop, fall 2010 points overall will be required for a student to be eligible for a diploma if that student earns an “e” in either tok or extended essay as previously, an “a” in one of those requirements earns an extra point even if the other grade is an “e” attaining in “e” in both still. Writing a tok essay by richard van de lagemaat theory of knowledge for the ib diploma richard van de lagemaat 978 0 521542 98 2 assessment criteria your essay will be graded in accordance with four criteria laid down by the ibo, each of which carries equal weight make sure that you have your own copy of.
The tok assessed essay electronic submission • details can be found on the ibo website in the document ‘theory of knowledge: (adapted from the ibo tok essay assessment criteria) red = subjective marking criteria in ib tok mark schemes title: microsoft word - ib_tok_1_assessment_essaydoc. The tok course is assessed through an oral presentation and a 1600 word essay the presentation assesses the ability of the student to apply tok thinking to a real-life situation, while the essay takes a more conceptual starting point. Instant online access to the complete tok mastery program this suite of resources has been used by thousands of tok students to maximize their results on the tok essay, the tok presentation and for day-to-day help in the course you'll get insights into the current titles, valuable video and text resources and you'll connect to ambitious peers around the world.
Tok essay writing guide for 2017 january 18, 2017 - education tweet what is a tok essay tok stands for theory of knowledge the tok essay was conceptualized by the international baccalaureate the essay is to be between 1200 and 1600 total words, and is written on one of the topics that the ib has established here are the criteria by. Last, read over the criteria according to which your essay will be marked pay attention to the description of the top mark in each category in order to set your goals for an appropriate essay. Informed of the grading criteria laws which i tok essay word count topic dare say he will defend with his sword sources and citations: various sectors such as education and income on the digital, divide in any significant way from any other kind of tok essay assignment. The tok journal this provides you with an opportunity for critical reflection outside of the classroom, permitting you to identify and analyze issues of knowledge in their personal lives and, hence, to make “real world” connections.
At the end of reason as a way of knowing, students encountered the grading criteria and made first pass at drafting a mini essaylater in vera drake: saint or serial killer students wrote a longer structured assay on an ethical theme in the platonists vs formalist written assignment and isaiah berlin's pluralism written assignment, students, again, tackled nuanced topics. Extended essay criteria one important element is the fact that the assessment of the essay combines elements that are formative with elements that summative students have to complete a reflections on planning and progress form, which asks them to record three formal interactions with their supervisor. Tok essay, within its small scope, emphasizes many of these central qualities - the spirit of inquiry, for example, the exploration across disciplines, the critical thinking, and the appreciation of multiple points of view. The tok essay is not a research essay, it is an argumentative essay you will not get points for only summarizing other people’s ideas you get points for analysis and for understanding of these ideas.
Your essay will be marked according to the theory of knowledge essay assessment criteria included in this booklet remember to centre your essay on knowledge issues and, where appropriate, refer to. This is a sample of our (approximately) 6 page long tok essay 2014 grade a level 7 student notes, which we sell as part of the tok outlines collection, a a package written at international school of düsseldorf in 2014 that contains (approximately) 21 pages of notes across 5 different documents. Tim woods’s advices for tok essay all the following articles have been taken directly from tim woods’s website timwoodsorg and put together to form a one document this was done in order to make. How to-tok essay in 10 minutes overview treat the instructions provided by the tok teacher and the marking criteria as your bible.
Tok essay guides : may 2019 our new and enlarged (3000-3800 words) specialist publications of tok essay guides are based on the new 2015 guide specifications and get you to think about what to do when preparing for your tok essay. The theory of knowledge essay is the type that scares the hell out of students with severe requirements this writing deals with the knowledge question and is the challenge for student to demonstrate the creative thinking. Getting started with tok essay: structure , body , knowledge question , rls(real life situation) and understanding of the essay title.
Controlled assessment: assessment criteria in “pupil speak” strand 1-2 marks 3-4 marks 5-6 marks 7-8 marks s a predict what will happen in the experiment use little or no scientific vocabulary, making frequent spelling, punctuation and grammatical errors predict what will happen in the experiment, and justify your prediction based on common sense or previous experience. The performance of a student in both diploma programme requirements, theory of knowledge and the extended essay, is determined according to the quality of the work, based on the application of the ib diploma programme assessment criteria. Planning and structuring a tok essay choosing the right tok essay title writing your tok essay will be made considerably easier if you choose the right title if you get it wrong, you’ll feel like you have a mountain to climb – and with every foot forward, you’ll feel like you’re slipping back two. The tok essay is marked against 4 criteria (a-d) i will explain these criteria to sensitize you on what to look out for when you write the essay i n this edition i will give you a brief introduction into the marking criteria for the tok essay.