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Definition Edit

  • Paraphrase from at least three different online dictionaries and encyclopedias
  • Be sure the definition is not copied from the internet and that it is written for a group of high school students like yourself.
  • Use these services:
  • Check grammar and spelling, and just see if it makes sense!
  • Copy a section from the wiki into Microsoft Word, and check grammar and spelling. Paste the text back into the wiki.
  • Read it aloud to yourself (or to a partner) and see if there is anything that you want to change now.
  • Remember your audience is other high school students like you.
  • Add links. Put two brackets around any word that you think would make a good link. Any word on the Category: Keywords page should be made into a link.
 To make internal links, type two brackets on both sides   
 of the word that you want to be a link, like this: 
  [[internal links]] 

Quotation Edit

  • Is the keyword actually used in the quotation?
  • Is the quotation specific and relevant?
Does it come from or refer to the...
  • history
  • literature
  • science topic
  • math concepts
  • geographic area
  • or other subject
...that you have been studying?
  • How to find quotations:
  • In your Google search box:
Type the name of an important person from what you've been studying...
+ your keyword
+ "quotation"
...to find a quote by that person to add to our Keywords pages.
  • Add links. Put two brackets around any word that you think would make a good link. Any word on the Category: Keywords page should be made into a link.
 To make internal links, type two brackets on both sides   
 of the word that you want to be a link, like this: 
  [[internal links]] 

Image Edit

  • Check in the Gallery of new files to see if there's an image already uploaded on this wiki that would work for this keyword.
  • Find images that we are allowed to use in this wiki using these services:
  • Text needed around the image.
  • Describe this image (as if for a blind person).
  • Say why this image represents this keyword.
  • See this example: Colonialism: Image
  • Check grammar and spelling, and just see if it makes sense!
  • Copy a section from the wiki into Microsoft Word, and check grammar and spelling. Paste the text back into the wiki.
  • Read it aloud to yourself (or to a partner) and see if there is anything that you want to change now.
  • Remember your audience is other high school students like you.
  • Add links. Put two brackets around any word that you think would make a good link. Any word on the Category: Keywords page should be made into a link.
 To make internal links, type two brackets on both sides   
 of the word that you want to be a link, like this: 
  [[internal links]] 

Resources Edit

  • Add this code under the Resources title: {{wikipedia}}
  • Add links for your word in dictionaries and encyclopedia articles.
 [http://www.thefreedictionary.com/dict.asp?Word=colonialism 
  The Free Dictionary: Colonialism]
 This gives you: The Free Dictionary: Colonialism
  • Find other sources online related to the keyword, and add those links to those external sources in this section.
 To make external links, type one bracket on both sides   
 of a web address or URL, then type one space, and the
 title that you would like to appear, like this:
[http://www.thefreedictionary.com/dict.asp?Word=links links]] 
 This give you: links

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