Woods, your initiative is highly appreciated and needless to say, the resources on this website are helping thousands of students tremendously. What is the quality of the inquiry into knowledge questions? For example, the Cuban Missile crisis AoK History could be used to explore the role of personal and shared perspectives and how the latter shape knowledge in History.
There is no more than one grade 2 at higher level. It is to be understood that: the described levels are not a checklist or necessary minimum the different levels of performance are not discrete, and differences of degree are involved different levels suggest typical performance, and there are always exceptions requiring individual or case by case judgments the performance of students can be uneven across different aspects, but it is the overall impression that is most important.
TOK essay assessment instrument Does the student present an appropriate and cogent analysis of knowledge questions in discussing the title?
The knack is to know how to extract a Knowledge Question from an RLS, once this is done the rest should follow relatively easily.
It is only when these errors become major and impede the comprehension of the essay that they will be taken into account.