Print material: Have you included the page number s of print material you have used especially important with exact quotations? Finally, you need to sign and date the declaration, that the work is your own and falls within the word count. Using footnotes for page citations is awkward and wasteful; and since examiners aren't required to read footnotes, it would not make sense to write anything crucial to your argument there. Is the site one-sided or balanced.
What did you learn about writing a research paper? But if that doesn't sound like you at all, don't sweat. You already have an abstract to write for the latter.
The word target is not that bad, really! When that is done, you need to give them the essay and fill out the cover. My suggestion is to finish it in a week or two, after you have completed all the research and so on, and work on it intensively. This is somewhere between more crucial than people think and not as crucial as supervisors claim. If you have all of the above, you will not lose marks in the general presentation criterion, so you should receive 3 or 4 marks there.
Drink some champagne. If you indent your quotation s , quotation marks are not needed, but the author must still be cited; have you cited your indented quotations? But if that doesn't sound like you at all, don't sweat. As you read your Extended Essay take a pen to it and mark it up like you were me. Won't hurt to read it though.
How well it works for him is debatable; what is not is that setting the essay aside is an invaluable aid in getting a detached and objective perspective. Citations and references.
Make sure it has a self-evidently literary focus - key words like theme, motif, lexis, etc will help you in this respect - and also that it's not too long or awkwardly phrased. It should also - hopefully - give you a direction in which to revise.
Drama and poetry are interesting in this sense because you can achieve quite a bit of comparative depth and you won't necessarily be unable to look at the texts involved when you're done - novels are probably harder to deal with, if ultimately more rewarding. Some schools have a folder for all submissions, so you may have to save it there. Then go back and work on the document itself. Another good idea is to read what you're writing aloud to get more of a sense of the rhythm and the diction of the whole thing.
Ask random people you know who are good at English this forum might be a good resource for feedback, even if it's just so much as whether it feels like an A or a C. Make sure the readability of the essay is good i. To make counting the words easier, I had an excel document with three columns - name of section, anticipated word count, and current word count - with autosum functions at the bottom of the latter two columns. If you have any questions about this post turned out longer than I expected! Research iii : research question. You should also probably set up a folder on your computer for extended essay related files - I have for subfolders 'resources', 'example essays', 'quotes' from the book I used , and then the various stages of the draft.
Read it over one last time, in a printed version, and do it very slowly. With luck you should be able to bounce a couple off your supervisor, but mostly it's a solitary process, and here past extended essays as well as the IBO's guide will come in useful. If you've followed my guidelines as well, this should be a fairly easy part of the essay, since all you're doing, essentially, is summarizing your ee's arguments, preferably in the order the essay presents them. The cloud is just that, and it can evaporate.