Ib Format Recommendations Extended Essay

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Extended Essay Format Recommendations

Abstract
Maximum word count 300 words – DO NOT GO OVER!!!
Three paragraph format
1st Paragraph
• 75 to 100 words in length
• Must include the Research Question & Thesis
• Must outline the purpose of the paper

2nd Paragraph
• 100 to 125 words in length
• Cover the scope of the investigation
• Detail limits and boundaries of your research
• What are you going to prove in your EE
• Outline key resources consulted

3rd Paragraph
• 50 to 75 words
• Outline the conclusion reached in your EE

Research Question
Must be included in all of the following locations:
• Abstract
• Table of Content
• Opening Paragraph
Your Research Question must be able to be reasonably answered in 4000 words

Thesis
Must be located in all of the following locations:
• Abstract
• Table of Content
• Opening Paragraph
• Conclusion
Your Thesis must answer your Research Question and be clear in purpose

Table of Content
It should include all of the following:
• Research Question
• Thesis
• Introduction and page number
• Arguments and related page numbers
• Sub-headings and related page numbers
• Conclusion and page number
• Appendix and page numbers
• Bibliography and page number
Format and structure will depend on subject

Title Page
Your title should be 1/3 from the top of the page and centered • 12 font -- Times New Roman

Your personal information should be included in the bottom right corner • Your full name (as it will appear on your IB Diploma)
• Your IB Student Number
• School Name (Glenfoest Secondary School)
• Your subject area (ie. History, English, Chemistry)

Format Structure
• 1 inch boarder on all pages (2.5 cm)
• 12 font Time New Roman
• double space
• Page Number – Top right corner (NOT on cover page / title page)

Final Submission
• TWO hard copies needed

• Treasury Binding ONLY (clip will be provided; please hole...
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