History 42S IB

Course Information

History 42S IB 2021-2022

IB Group 3 Aims

IB History Assessment Objectives

Notes and Resources

Course Notes

Electronic versions of textbooks (if available)


Student Work

Click here for examples

Other Helpful Documents

Cornell Notes Tutorial

IB History Essay Rubric


Historical Analysis and Interpretation

Writing Essays – IB Tips

Thesis / Essay Writing PPT

Historical Investigation (Internal Assessment)

  • Students must propose a research question via email by the end of Dec 22, 2021. I will get back to you with an approval or some feedback on how to make it better.
  • The first draft of the historical investigation is due on Jan. 21, 2022
  • The final draft of the historical investigation is due on Feb. 7, 2022

Historical Investigation Instructions – from the IB

Oxford Textbook IA Guide

IB Historical Investigation Rubric

Historical Investigation Initial Planning Form

Research Notes Template Editable

Chicago Citation Guide

Guide to Part A and Part C Historical Investigation

Values and Limitations of types of sources

IA Weebly – A really informative website on how to do the IA


IB Exams (May 2021)

Exam Guide / Practice Questions for each paper

November 2019 Exam Papers and Markschemes

November 2020 Exam Papers

Exam Prep Sessions – Recordings

Monday – Imperial Russia, Revolution, and the Establishment of the Soviet Union 1855-1924 (Paper 3)

Tuesday – French Revolution and Napoleon 1774-1815 (Paper 3)

Wednesday – Authoritarian States (Paper 2)

Thursday – Move to Global War (Paper 1)


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