Now that you have (hopefully) chosen your favourite of the 6 Essay Titles, it is time for you to start planning your essay.
We’ll be using the PLANNING DOC linked HERE and at the left-hand side menu.
There are some other important and helpful resources (see screen shot)
Please do Steps 1-6 of The “STEPS TO YOUR ESSAY”
2 Great Resources:
You will be given class time in which to work on this, particularly when I’ll be in Canada presenting, and Mrs. Uherek will be your sub.
VAN de LAGEMAAT’s ADVICE (VLOG SERIES)
You can read the amazing pdf. written by Richard van de Lagemaat (author of the main TOK book and curriculum writer for TOK).
It’s located under “Essay Resources”, a submenu in the Prescribed Title link to the left
I’ve pulled out the main points and created 6 vlogs (major topics above each video) – (created in 2012)
Vlog #1: Overview
Vlog #2: Introduction, Paragraphs, Conclusion, Citations
Vlog #3: Content, Making it Personal, Definitions
Vlog #4: Arguments, Evidence, Counterarguments, Avoiding Major Errors
Vlog #5: Depth and Breadth
Vlog #6: Examples to Avoid, Quotations, Plagiarism