Correct all grammar, punctuation, capitalization, spelling, usage errors. (1 pt a piece for each error)
Correct the faulty parallel construction. (4 pts.)
7. While he was watching his brother do the dishes and dry the plastic silverware, Joe McGillicuddy knew that his brother would always be his mother's favorite and his chances for redemption were slim.
Locate the clauses in the following sentences and determine which is a relative clause or a noun clause. (2 pts. a piece)
Fix the following run-on sentences/sentence fragments. (3 pts. a piece)
12. Because he was never satisfied with the way she did her hair, even though he secretly found her teased look exciting when he looked at her from the side. He often found himself gazing longingly at all the wares at the wig shop.
13. During the male giraffe's brief encounter with the leopard while their pens were near each other, the ostrich had no one to flirt with by making eye contact, so it finally stuck its head in the sand and this is the real story of how the ostrich became so shy and frightened.
14. Actually, there is no one being held responsible for this sentence because it is clear that no one wishes to ensure that its meaning is clear, and I, as the sole proprietor, have no other choice but to assault the reader's sensibilities, and the reader knows this.
Write one sentence that uses a participial phrase and an infinitive. (5 pts)
(Use the back of the print-out to formulate your answers that require you to write sentences.)