The Presentation

The Presentation is graded out of 10. It represents one third of your TOK grade, with the remaining two-thirds coming from your (externally assessed) Essay. Your teachers will use Gloabal Impression marking using the following criteria:

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Final TOK PRESENTATION ASSESSMENT INSTRUMENT: TOK Presentation Assessment Instrument

Each student must complete and submit a presentation planning document TKPPD – Presentation Planning Form

Students must make one or more individual and/or small group presentations to the class during the
course. Presentations must be delivered in English.
The maximum group size is three. If you make more than one presentation, your teacher will
choose the best one (or the best group presentation in which the student participated) for the purposes of

You are not permitted to offer presentations on the same specific subject matter more than once. This refers to either the same knowledge question, or the same real-life situation.

The TOK presentation requires students to identify and explore a knowledge question raised by a
substantive real-life situation that is of interest to them. The selected real-life situation may arise from a
local domain of personal, school, or community relevance, or from a wider one of national, international or global scope. Whatever situation is chosen, it must lend itself naturally to a question about knowledge.


Here are the support materials from the Stanford Prison example: document(5) document(4)

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