Command Terms are used for ALL Assessments:

  • HL and SL students need to understand the requirements of every term in order to reach the top level (i.e. To What Extent, Discuss, Evaluate, Justify).

  • HL students will also need to understand the word 'Formulate' for Paper 3.

Links to specific Command Terms:

  • Construct (Please fill in the form or view results)

  • Examples of how "Construct" may be used.

  • Analyze type questions are only allocated 6 marks rather than the range indicated above.
  • The information above is an indication of the possible allocation of marks.
  • For example, explain questions may range from 2 marks to 6 marks.
  • Teachers should study this table in conjunction with the Specimen Papers and if in doubt seek advice on the OCC.

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