I.B. History Internal Assessment (2017)

What is the History Internal Assessment?

A historical investigation consisting of a written account of up to 2,200 words, divided into four sections: (1) Identification and evaluation of sources, (2) investigation, (3) reflection, and (4) a list of sources used in the investigation called a "works cited," which isn't included in the word count. The investigation must be a written and should be the work of the individual student. Group work is not permitted.

The IA is NOT a copy and paste job!
The IA is NOT a copy and paste job!

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IA Section Descriptions & Markbands - see right column

Preparing your Final I.A. Manuscript
 
 
The IA Sections - Descriptions, Markbands and Examples

Section 1 - Identification and Evaluation of Sources (6 marks)

Section 2 - Investigation 
(15 marks)

Section 3 
- Reflection (4 marks)         

Works Cited


Total: 2,200 words, 25 marks

I.B. IA Grade Boundaries

 Grade      1  2  3  5  7
 Mark Range 0 - 3  4 - 7  8 - 9   10 - 12 13 - 15   16 - 18 19 - 25 
 Sturgis  < 50  < 59  60 - 69  70 - 79  80 - 89  90 - 96 97 - 100 
 
 
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