(Why might be considered here too).
of your research - how you went about your research and the extent of the work.
, recommendations and implications did you made.
Summarize and write a separate paragraph for each of the
Paragraph 1 - Research Question
Paragraph 2 - Scope
Paragraph 3 - Conclusion
Write in the third person...
This essay examines to what extent...
The research question being investigated was...
The objective of this essay is...
In my essay i answered the question
Make sure your abstract is...
IE be a self-contained, stand alone description of your research.
What are the IB Criteria?
The abstract should not exceed 300 words.
The abstract should state clearly:
the research question being investigated
the scope of the investigation
the conclusion(s) of the extended essay
How is it assessed?
No abstract or abstract is over 300 words or one of more of the 3 elements are missing
All 3 elements included by not clearly stated
Where does the abstract go?
the title page.
5 tips for writing an abstract
Write it last.
Re-read your essay looking specifically for
This is a very detailed essay plan for an IB Extended Essay in Group 1 – English, Category 2 (comparative essay) which received an A. The essay compares the use of the motif of dreams and visions in Macbeth and Crime and Punishment. The research question is: “How and to what purpose do the authors of Crime and Punishment and Macbeth use the motif of dreams and visions as agents of the subconscious?”
The plan is very detailed, with explicit essay structure by section and by paragraph. All textual evidence used in the essay is cited. The notes are useful for insight on structuring a high-scoring Extended Essay in literature and/or on analysis of the given texts.
Reflects the purpose and content of your study with no new information added.
Make every word count; be brief but get the maximum information in that you can.
Write clearly using effective language - remember it is the first impression a reader will get of your work.
Source: As advised by Publication Manual of the American Psychology Association (6th ed., p 25-27).
How to write an excellent Extended Essay Abstract
REVIEW AND RECONFIRM
Category 1: Language Category 2: Culture and Society BECAUSE......
there is a wide variety of topics as well as of up-dated bibliography,
there are three very interesting categories on which you can work:
Culture and society
Literature A: essays of a socio-cultural nature with an impact on the language
The essay should be an analysis of a cultural nature that describes the impact of a particular issue on the form or use of the language.
Use of Language of "The Latin Kings" as an Evidence of Cultural Interference in Latin -Americans Living in USA B: essays of a general cultural nature based on specific cultural artifacts
"Muslim Women Outfit and Discriminatory Characteristics in American Schools"
"The Hidden Intentions of 1891’s Fire in Chicago" Category 3: Literature The essay should be an analysis of a literary type, based on a specific work or works of literature exclusively from the target language.