Lester B. Pearson High School's Guide to Writing the IB Extended Essay

Information from the IBO Extended Essay Guide; First examinations 2009)


Other helpful information
The Nature of the Extended Essay    Basic Research Process
Aims of the Extended Essay    Choosing a topic
Responsibilities of the Student   Finding background Information
Advice to Students from Examiners   Refining your topic
Researching and Writing the Extended Essay   From narrowed topic to questions
Formal Presentation of the Extended Essay   Writing your thesis statement
Assessment Objectives -all essays   Selecting Resources
Using the Assessment criteria -all essays   Evaluating Web Sites
Assessment Criteria - all essays   APA Format for Citing Resources
Assessment - Subject specific - eg. history, physics   How to format In-text Citations
Information for Supervisors   Writing the abstract