Reverse Engineering an essay

So, here’s a TOK essay.

The first thing you are going do with it is read it.

Next you are going to grade it. You’ll need this:

Essay Assessment Instrument 2015

This done, I’ll talk about the grade it actually got and how it was arrived at.

Next, you are going to write an essay plan for this essay. You’ll need to identify things like:

Knowledge Questions, Real Life Situations, Claims, Counterclaims, Perspectives, Implications, references to AOKs and WOKs, evidence of Personal Knowledge and Shard Knowledge, linkages between concepts, effective use of TOK vocabulary

Highlight them. Annotate the essay. Underline. Circle. Add questions. Add thoughts of your own.

Use this to summarise the essay and emphasize the main points in this planning document: