Please note that while I have a lot of general knowledge about the Extended Essay, I focus largely here on English EEs because, well, the reason should be obvious. 🙂
EE Guidelines from IB
Sample English EEs
Both of these samples, completed by former BTHS students, received As. Note the focus on a literary technique. EEs that focus on the author’s life and those that summarize rather than analyze will most likely get a low score.
Sample Film EE
- Sample 1 (score: B)
- Here is a document that contains all relevant instructions for the EE, as well as a template for how to format your paper.
- If you open this EE sample format and save it as your EE, your formatting is done for you! It’s formatted according to MLA guidelines, so if you’re doing a science EE, you’ll have to tailor it to APA.
- Here are the official IB assessment criteria for the Extended Essay.