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Review exemplars from IB to understand the assessment criteria and expectations.
IB Examples of Personal Projects
Exemplar #1: HIGH SCORING, "Creating an Animation"
24/24 Examiner's Comments Exemplar #1
24/24 Written Report Exemplar #1
Exemplar #2: LOW SCORING, "Video Games and Violence"
10/24 Examiner's Comments Exemplar #2
10/24 Written Report Exemplar #2
Exemplar #3: MIDDLE SCORING, "Building a Sustainable Driveway"
15/24 Examiner's Comments Exemplar #3
15/24 Written Report Exemplar #3
Maximum Length of Student Submission
Document File Types: .doc, .pdf. rtf
Recording File Types: .mp3, .m4a., .mp4, .mov, .m4v
15 pages, No recording
14 pages, 1 minute recording
13 pages, 2 minutes recording
12 pages, 3 minutes recording
11 pages, 4 minutes recording
10 pages, 5 minutes recording
9 pages, 6 minutes recording
8 pages, 7 minutes recording
7 pages, 8 minutes recording
6 pages, 9 minutes recording
Between 2,000-3,500 words
Mrs. MacFarland encourages writing 3,000-3,500 to encourage success based on the exemplars.
Written work should be 11 point font size
One inch margins
Visuals need to be clearly visual
Audio and video must be recorded and submitted in real time
Visual aids may be used to support spoken reports. However, evidence and examples presented in the visual aids should be submitted as documents.
Visual aids presented only in video format will not be considered for assessment.
The bibliography is uploaded separately and is not included in the page limit.
DO NOT include a title page; if included, it will count towards the page limit.
Project is assessed and internally standardized by the supervisors
IB will require so many projects to check how closely they meet the standards
Criterion A: Planning, 8 marks
Criterion B: Applying Skills, 8 marks
Criterion C: Reflecting, 8 marks
One page rubric of personal project
Detailed rubric of personal project