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PD MS 7th Grade Family History Project: Wikipedia?

7th graders research a historical event that a family member experienced or was affected by. They also try to read a historical fiction novel in relation to that time period.

Wikipedia Use

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Wikipedia Use

Evaluation Resources

Wikipedia

Link to Wikipedia Grade Description Page

Retrieved from Wikipedia at https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Content_assessment

Link (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Content_assessment)

Wikipedia Citation Tool

From Wikipedia- Retrieved from https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Citing_Wikipedia.

Examples of how to cite Wikipedia

Wikipedia has a tool to generate citations for particular articles. For the cite tool, see Special:Cite, or follow the "Cite this page" link in the toolbox on the left of the page in the article you wish to cite.

The following examples assume you are citing the Wikipedia article on Plagiarism, using the version that was submitted on July 22, 2004, at 10:55 UTC, and that you retrieved the article on August 10, 2004, except as otherwise noted.

MLA style

Citation in MLA style, as recommended by the Modern Language Association, 8th edition:

  • "Plagiarism." Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia. Wikimedia Foundation, Inc. 22 July 2004. Web. 10 Aug. 2004, en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Plagiarism&oldid=5139350

The eighth edition published in 2016 calls for urls to omit “http:// or https://"

Note that MLA style calls for both the date of publication (or its latest update) and the date on which the information was retrieved.

Be sure to double check the exact syntax your institution requires.

Citations

Citing a Wikipedia Article MLA Style by Hand

Retrieved from: https://www.scribbr.com/citing-sources/how-to-cite-wikipedia/