This is both the most important skill and the most difficult to
acquire. In the words of Robert Pearce
good essay involves the sort of verbal craftsmanship which can
only come from long periods of hard practice. There is no
short-cut to success and no foolproof formula to follow.'
The official IB essay mark scheme used by IB history examiners
for Standard Level
and Higher Level
The unofficial IST History Department mark sheet explained
The unofficial IST History Department mark sheet for Mr
Jones-Nerzic to printout when he has lost all his hard copies, has
forgotten where he last put it on the server or needs to print it
off at home.
Essay Terms: The official IB guide to what those questions actually mean