Wikipedia Education Program/Classroom (Online Ambassadors)/29a

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Week 6: Start Article Work

A progression for articles development may look like the following. Students:

  1. Get a handle on what they’re going to write about
  2. Know some of the key sources they’ll use
  3. Start writing in their sandbox
  4. Write a short overview of the topic—3 to 4 paragraphs
  5. Move article to Wikipedia’s main space
  6. Nominate it for DYK
  7. Do research and turn small article into a full-fledged article, getting feedback from classmates and engaging other Wikipedia editors
  8. Continue to improve the article

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