The Gutenberg Exchange: Final Test

In this test you will be asked to rewrite a short story by combining sentences. You will then figure out the free modifier to main clause ratio, and you will compare that ratio to your earlier attempt at sentence combining in Lesson Two.

Instructions
  1. Go to Lesson Two and see the instructions about how to rewrite the Woodsman (steps 4-11).
  2. Follow those instructions to rewrite the following story The Chicken.
  3. Go to Lesson 13 or to Lesson 13a and read the instructions about how to figure out the free modifier to main clause ratio (step 10), or go to Steps to Figuring fm:mc ratios.
  4. Figure out that ratio for your rewrite of the Chicken.
  5. Go to your revision of the Woodsman (it should be on your disk if you did Lesson Two) and figure out the ratio for it.
  6. Compare the ratios.
  7. Print your versions of the Woodsman and the Chicken, marking the fm:mc ratio at the top of each one, and hand them in.

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