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.'
Otherwise known as 'Paper 1' and the
key to a successful Internal Assessment aka 'Historical
Historical Theory or 'Historiography'
TOK allows us an
opportunity to reflect on the nature of history; how it is made
and how it claims to represent the past. But also 'historiography'
is the key to the most successful essays and Internal Assessments.
This section is to be seriously developed over the next few
Research and Study Skills
How to read a book, make notes,
use the Internet, make a presentation, lead a seminar, make a
website, etc. etc.