The key here is that the comparison needs to be significant.I compared two plays to show a transition in British Theatre.Most schools allow you to pick your advisor (an IB teacher preferably at your school). The IB Extended Essay must include: However, you should choose a topic that falls into one of the IB Course Categories, (such as Theatre, Film, Spanish, French, Math, Biology, etc.) which shouldn’t be difficult because there are so many class subjects.
If you're reading this article, I assume you're an IB Student getting ready to write your Extended Essay.
If you're looking at this as a potential future IB student, I recommend reading our other introductory IB articles first: If you're confused by what this report means, EE is short for Extended Essay, and English A1 is the subject that my Extended Essay topic coordinated with. Prep Scholar Tutors is the world's best tutoring service.
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For the Extended Essay, you choose a research question as a topic; this topic needs to be approved by IBO (which is not very difficult).
You can do a typical research paper or conduct an experiment/solve a problem.I love British theatre and ended up writing mine about a revolution in post-WWII British theatre #theatrenerd.I really encourage anyone who pursues an IB Diploma to take the Extended Essay seriously.I also used comparison in my EE, comparing Harold Pinter's in order to show a transition in British Theatre.Topics with comparisons of 2-3 plays/books/diets/etc. tend to be in the sweet spot of not too narrow or broad because you can analyze each portion and after doing in-depth analysis on each, you compare and explain the significance of the comparison.Make sure you ask your IB coordinator if there is any required paperwork. If your school needs a Form signed, make sure you bring it with you when you ask a teacher to be your EE advisor.Note: The IBO only allows advisors to suggest improvements to the EE, but they may not be engaged in writing the EE.In layman’s terms, my IB Diploma was graded during May 2010, I wrote my Extended Essay in the English A1 category, and I received a grade A. We combine world-class expert tutors with our proprietary teaching techniques.Our students have gotten A's on thousands of classes, perfect 5's on AP tests, and ludicrously high SAT Subject Test scores.Next, create a list of pros and cons (I know this sounds tedious, but it really helps! EXCEPTION: If you have a teacher who is passionate and knowledgeable about your topic (as my English teacher was about my Theatre topic), you can ask that instructor. There was no theatre teacher at my school, so I could not find a theatre-specific advisor, but I chose the next best thing.Some IB high schools require your IB Extended Essay advisor to sign an Agreement Form.