I.B. History Internal Assessment
What is the History Internal Assessment?
A historical investigation consisting of a written account of between 1,500 and 2,000 words, divided into six sections: a plan of the investigation, a summary of evidence, an evaluation of sources, an analysis, a conclusion, and a list of sources (works cited). The investigation must be a written piece and should be the work of the individual student. Group work is not permitted.
IA Overview - The Written Account
IA Section Descriptions & Markbands - see right column
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The IA Sections - Descriptions, Markbands and Examples
Section A - Plan of the investigation (3 marks)
Section B - Summary of evidence (6 marks)
Section C - Evaluation of sources (5 marks)
Section D - Analysis (6 marks)
Section E - Conclusion (2 marks)
Section F - List of sources (3 marks)
Total: 1,500–2,000 words, 25 marks