Niks123
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Sat Nov 10,2018 06:31 AM

Hey guys,
Does anyone know how to structure a ToK Essay?
DoctorIB
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Sat Nov 10,2018 08:06 AM

Submitted my TOK essay for N18 and structured it as follows:

Introduction - Define any key terms of the question, state the AOKs and WOKs you intend to use and provide a plan/contention of what the essay will explore in order to analyse the statement/question. State a secondary knowledge question that will assist in answering the essay.

Argument 1: Divide it into a claim and counter-claim form of analysis.
- Claim 1: Using an RLS explore the WOKs etc in determining/assisting the analysis of the essay.
-Counter claim 1: Provide an RLS that argues against your claim in order to provide a coherent and balanced argument.

*REUSE THE ABOVE STRUCTURE FOR AS MANY ARGUMENTS AS YOU WOULD LIKE TO MAKE. ENSURE THAT EACH BODY PARAGRAPH/ARGUMENT ANSWERS THE SECONDARY KQ!!!*

Evaluation: This paragraph comes before the conclusion and aims to balance and weight the significance of each argument delivered in order to provide a holistic conclusion. In this paragraph you want to highlight any assumptions, boundaries or parameters for which your arguments may not work outside of.

Conclusion: Keep it short and simple by providing a summation of your essay and deliver a final response to the TOK title.
Niks123
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Sat Nov 10,2018 11:26 AM

Thank you

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