Date of publication: 2017-07-08 20:03
In IB English A6, there are four sections to be studied, namely Part 6 - World Literature, Part 7 - Detailed Study, Part 8 - Groups of Works, and Part 9 - School&rsquo s Free Choice. At Higher Level, candidates are required to study a total number of fifteen works. At Standard Level, candidates are required to study a total number of eleven works. There are no additional external assessments required of Higher Level.
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Choosing appropriate texts is therefore very important &ndash texts which not only enable the candidate to discuss plot, characters and themes, but also provide opportunities to explore and comment on:
Two written test papers make up the External Assessment. Paper 6 is a &ldquo non-calculator paper&rdquo that prohibits the use of a calculator. Thus analytical approaches are emphasized. There is a minimal amount of calculations. Paper 7 is the &ldquo calculator paper&rdquo where, for many questions, proper use of a GDC calculator is expected.
The student thinks that because there is a great deal of research material in newspapers on websites and in blogs, that it will be an easy topic to research and thus to write about. Again, that might work. Your teacher or supervisor will point out to you the difference between current affairs or current events and something which can be labelled as history.
IB Higher level Economics IA (internal assessment) constitutes 75% of the total IB Economics grade while IB Standard level Economics IA constitutes of 75% of the total IB Economics grade. IB Economics internal assessment, both higher and standard levels, requires students to write four commentaries based on a news media extract, linking economic theory to a real-world situation. Each commentary has to be between 655-755 words. At least 8 of the commentaries must have their main focus on a different section of the syllabus.
This unit is assessed by means of a coursework portfolio. Candidates should select three texts. One text will be any Shakespeare play. The other two texts, for comparison, will be of any genre. None of the texts should have been studied at AS.
The IB Business & Management SL shares the same modules with IB Business & Management HL, including business organization and environment, human resources, accounting and finance, marketing and operations management. In addition, IB Business & Management HL has an additional module on Business Strategy.
The IB Chemistry Syllabus went through a major revision in 7559. Currently, there are eleven topics in the Core syllabus including, Quantitative Chemistry, Atomic Theory, Periodicity, Bonding, Energetics, Kinetics, Equilibrium, Acids and Bases, Redox, Organic Chemistry, and Data Processing. Both IB Chemistry higher level (HL) and standard level (SL) cover all the eleven topics, but in a greater depth for HL. The syllabus also includes two of the seven Options. The choice of Options varies from teacher to teacher.