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Directions for today1. Log on to Google Drive in Firefoxor Chrome.2. Open three windows:• your article in Drive• Wikipedia...
Finish typing up the notes you tookon your yellow cards and finishturning them into completeparagraphs on Reception, Major...
After you have seen Ms. G . . .1. Log in to Wikipedia with theusername you just set up with Ms. G.2. Follow the directions...
YA Lit Tags Tags help users  identify what  each page is about. They’rekind of like labels     on jars.
On Wikipedia:• Make sure you’re logged on.• If your book is marketed to teens, go  to your novel page. Not marketed to  te...
If you don’t see this picture of Alice in Wonderland,                         click Edit.If you do see her, skip forward i...
On the top line of the edit box, type exactly what’s in red        type in what’s in red:{{WikiProject Children’s literatu...
then addIn Edit summary (always required), type:Added children’s literature tag
Click Show preview     (always required)
Do you see Alice? - Yes! Click Save page - No . . . Check your formattingof{{WikiProject Children’sliterature}} then previ...
Educational Assignment    Tags This tag will remindpeople that you’re   working on the  page for school,   and they theysh...
1. From Ms. G’s website, click the Link to ourproject page.2. Scroll down until you see Template.3. Highlight and Ctrl+C t...
1. One person in your group: Go to the   Wikipedia page for your novel.2. Click Talk.3. Click Edit.4. At the top of the te...
Listing on the  GHS Project      Page   Each person   must do this    separately This will help me keeptrack of who is wor...
Search Wikipedia for this --   User:Roseclearfield
Click this linkto the GHS YA Novel Improvement Project
1. Find Spring 2013and click [edit] on the far right next toyour block.2. After your name, add your Wikiautograph by click...
then addIn Edit summary (always required), type:Signed username to project
Click Show Preview.                              This is your username onIf it looks like this . . .   Wikipedia.. . . cli...
Your  WatchlistYou’ll be able to   see all thechanges anyone makes to yournovel’s page (orany other pages you’re working  ...
1. Search for your novel.2. Click the star. It will turn blue.
1. Now click Watchlist.2. This is a list of every recent   edit to pages on your   watchlist.3. Click diff next to the fir...
User                                        Sandbox                                           This is your                ...
Click Sandbox
You will test any sections of your article toadd to the real Wikipedia page in the editbox here.          DON’T EVER DELET...
All done?It’s time to figure out what needs to be changed on yourWikipedia page.1. Print out the real Wikipedia page for y...
Once you have pasted, check out the formatting palette. Click Advanced.It should look like this:
For each section of your Wikipedia article that you   have pasted information for, create a Level 2   heading. The wikitex...
Your Sandbox should look   something like this:
Fill in your edit summary box with  something like Added info to put  on novel page, click Show  Preview, and then Save Pa...
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Beginning wikipedia

  1. 1. Directions for today1. Log on to Google Drive in Firefoxor Chrome.2. Open three windows:• your article in Drive• Wikipedia page for your novel (if it exists)• Ms. G’s website garvoille.wordpress.com.
  2. 2. Finish typing up the notes you tookon your yellow cards and finishturning them into completeparagraphs on Reception, Majorthemes, Style, etc..Having trouble? Search Ms. G’swebsite for February 27: A Day.See Ms. Garvoille when you’re done.Bring a piece of notebook paper.
  3. 3. After you have seen Ms. G . . .1. Log in to Wikipedia with theusername you just set up with Ms. G.2. Follow the directions on thisslideshow.
  4. 4. YA Lit Tags Tags help users identify what each page is about. They’rekind of like labels on jars.
  5. 5. On Wikipedia:• Make sure you’re logged on.• If your book is marketed to teens, go to your novel page. Not marketed to teens or no page? Skip forward till you see the GHS logo.• One person per group: Click on the Talk tab.
  6. 6. If you don’t see this picture of Alice in Wonderland, click Edit.If you do see her, skip forward in this presentation until you see the books.
  7. 7. On the top line of the edit box, type exactly what’s in red type in what’s in red:{{WikiProject Children’s literature}}
  8. 8. then addIn Edit summary (always required), type:Added children’s literature tag
  9. 9. Click Show preview (always required)
  10. 10. Do you see Alice? - Yes! Click Save page - No . . . Check your formattingof{{WikiProject Children’sliterature}} then preview again(make sure your apostrophe is vertical, not curly)
  11. 11. Educational Assignment Tags This tag will remindpeople that you’re working on the page for school, and they theyshould NOT BITE THE NEWCOMERS!
  12. 12. 1. From Ms. G’s website, click the Link to ourproject page.2. Scroll down until you see Template.3. Highlight and Ctrl+C the code next to thebullet point.{{Educational assignment|date=15 May 2013. Further details are available [[Wikipedia:School and university projects/G
  13. 13. 1. One person in your group: Go to the Wikipedia page for your novel.2. Click Talk.3. Click Edit.4. At the top of the text box paste (Ctrl+V)the code, which will create an educational assignment tag on the talk page.5. In Edit summary type, Added educational assignment tag6. Click Show Preview. Do you see a banner with a green and a blue book? You did it! If not, check your formatting.7. Click Save Page.
  14. 14. Listing on the GHS Project Page Each person must do this separately This will help me keeptrack of who is working on what page. You can also see links toyour classmates’ work!
  15. 15. Search Wikipedia for this -- User:Roseclearfield
  16. 16. Click this linkto the GHS YA Novel Improvement Project
  17. 17. 1. Find Spring 2013and click [edit] on the far right next toyour block.2. After your name, add your Wikiautograph by clicking the signaturebutton (blue pencil). It’s just going to look like two dashes and four squiggly lines --~~~~ That is correct!
  18. 18. then addIn Edit summary (always required), type:Signed username to project
  19. 19. Click Show Preview. This is your username onIf it looks like this . . . Wikipedia.. . . click Save Page.If not, you did something wrong. Gethelp from me or a classmate.
  20. 20. Your WatchlistYou’ll be able to see all thechanges anyone makes to yournovel’s page (orany other pages you’re working on) all in one place!
  21. 21. 1. Search for your novel.2. Click the star. It will turn blue.
  22. 22. 1. Now click Watchlist.2. This is a list of every recent edit to pages on your watchlist.3. Click diff next to the first edit to see what has been changed.
  23. 23. User Sandbox This is your playground on Wikipedia, where you can test your edits before putting them on the real page. Mistakes are okay here because this is where we learn.photo by flicker user andrewmalone
  24. 24. Click Sandbox
  25. 25. You will test any sections of your article toadd to the real Wikipedia page in the editbox here. DON’T EVER DELETE THIS. It’s important code that designates this page as a Sandbox, a testing area, and not a real Wikipedia article. You don’t need to type anything in right now. FYI Always fill out your edit summary, even in your Sandbox.
  26. 26. All done?It’s time to figure out what needs to be changed on yourWikipedia page.1. Print out the real Wikipedia page for your novel, one for eachgroup member.2. Compare it to your article on Drive. On the Drive screen,highlight anything that you wrote (not that any other teammember wrote) that needs to be added to the real article.3. On the paper copy of the Wikipedia page, make a note toyourself in pen or pencil where you will add your highlighted info.4. On the paper copy, you may also make additional edits forNPOV, RWP, and NOR.5. Copy and paste the highlighted sections that you wrote intoyour Sandbox by clicking Sandbox then Edit.6. Delete all of the indents you used in your writing. To start a newparagraph just press enter twice. All text needs to be flush withthe left side of the edit box.  Next slide
  27. 27. Once you have pasted, check out the formatting palette. Click Advanced.It should look like this:
  28. 28. For each section of your Wikipedia article that you have pasted information for, create a Level 2 heading. The wikitext for a Level 2 heading will look like this: = = Plot = =Here is the order of your sections (you won’t have everything, but they do need to be in this order:• Plot• Major themes• Background• Reception• Awards and nominations• AdaptationsSee example on the next slide . . .
  29. 29. Your Sandbox should look something like this:
  30. 30. Fill in your edit summary box with something like Added info to put on novel page, click Show Preview, and then Save Page if it looks good.Done? Double check the work of your teammates or stand up to help others in our class.

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