Writing an EE in IB History

Congratulations! You have chosen to do your Extended Essay in History. It's a popular choice for a good reason: History lends itself extremely well to analysis and debate, and many students do very well in this subject.

Your supervisor will help you, but it is very important that you take responsibility for your own success by carefully reading the information on this website. It is a lot, but it is vital that you take the time to understand what is required of you.

For general EE advice by Wesley, please see the Library's Guide to the EE here: http://wesleycollege.libguides.com/c.php?g=462347

On this website, start by reading the Overview, then look at ideas for a research question, and then have a look at the three sample EEs provided by the IB.

There is a complete overview of the EE here, created by the IB, and this is the subject-specific advice for History, provided by the IB.

This website contains all the information you need for a good EE in History; USE IT!

This website was created by IB History teachers at Wesley College Melbourne, 2020.