Step Seven – Commentary FAQ’s

IB Economics. Are footnotes included in the word count? Yes. Are diagram labels, axes labels and diagram titles included in the word count?. No. But diagram descriptions / explanations are. Can I put line graphs, bar charts or pie charts in my commentary? No, not unless there is one already in the article. If there is one, just talk about it in the commentary, don’t reproduce it. Must you include a bibliography at the end? No. Only include footnotes at the bottom of each page which reference your sources. Bibliographies at the end are not needed. Can I use an … Continue reading Step Seven – Commentary FAQ’s

Step Six – Final Checks

IB Economics. Prior to submitting your commentary, use this check list to make sure that you have done everything that you need to do to maximize your marks:- Check List Subject. Yes? No? Have I included a cover sheet?     Have I included the article?     Have I highlighted the relevant paragraphs (about five) in the article, if it is rather long?     Does the cover sheet have all the information required e.g. the word count, the date of the article, the source of the article, the Key Concept related to the commentary etc.?     Does … Continue reading Step Six – Final Checks