The author of the reading and the lecture are both about dinosaurs and if they were endotherms or not. The author of the article believes that dinosaurs were endotherms. However, the lecturer believes otherwise. She believes that dinosaurs were not endotherms.
First of all, the author of the reading points out that the dinosaur fossils were located in very cold polar regions. This shows us that dinosaurs were endotherms, because endotherms were able to adapt to climate. This point is fought by from the lecturer. She states that the polar regions the fossils were located in were not as cold as they are now. In fact, they were warm enough for non-endothermal animals to live in. She extends this by adding that even in the colder months, the dinosaurs would have either migrate or hibernate.
Secondly, the author adds that the dinosaurs grew legs underneath their bodies. The author adds on this by saying that only endotherms can make their legs grow underneath their bodies, in order to make them run faster. This is argued by the lecturer. The lecturer states that the legs underneath their bodies are just to support their weight. She adds that this is the reason why the dinosaurs are so big.
Finally, the author states that the bones of dinosaurs were able to grow fast, because of Haversian canals. This means that they were endotherms, because of rapid growth. The lecturer on the other hand posits that the dinosaurs indeed had Haversian canals, but they also have growth rings. She puts forth the idea by mentioning that the growth rings were the main reasons of rapid growth, not the Haversian canals.
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Transition Words or Phrases used:
also, but, finally, first, however, if, second, secondly, so, in fact, first of all, on the other hand
Attributes: Values AverageValues Percentages(Values/AverageValues)% => Comments
Performance on Part of Speech:
To be verbs : 19.0 10.4613686534 182% => OK
Auxiliary verbs: 2.0 5.04856512141 40% => OK
Conjunction : 5.0 7.30242825607 68% => OK
Relative clauses : 14.0 12.0772626932 116% => OK
Pronoun: 38.0 22.412803532 170% => Less pronouns wanted
Preposition: 33.0 30.3222958057 109% => OK
Nominalization: 0.0 5.01324503311 0% => More nominalizations (nouns with a suffix like: tion ment ence ance) wanted.
Performance on vocabulary words:
No of characters: 1357.0 1373.03311258 99% => OK
No of words: 276.0 270.72406181 102% => OK
Chars per words: 4.91666666667 5.08290768461 97% => OK
Fourth root words length: 4.07593519647 4.04702891845 101% => OK
Word Length SD: 2.36523726103 2.5805825403 92% => OK
Unique words: 127.0 145.348785872 87% => More unique words wanted.
Unique words percentage: 0.460144927536 0.540411800872 85% => More unique words wanted or less content wanted.
syllable_count: 401.4 419.366225166 96% => OK
avg_syllables_per_word: 1.5 1.55342163355 97% => OK
A sentence (or a clause, phrase) starts by:
Pronoun: 10.0 3.25607064018 307% => Less pronouns wanted as sentence beginning.
Article: 10.0 8.23620309051 121% => OK
Subordination: 3.0 1.25165562914 240% => Less adverbial clause wanted.
Conjunction: 1.0 1.51434878587 66% => OK
Preposition: 4.0 2.5761589404 155% => OK
Performance on sentences:
How many sentences: 19.0 13.0662251656 145% => OK
Sentence length: 14.0 21.2450331126 66% => The Avg. Sentence Length is relatively short.
Sentence length SD: 30.7101542394 49.2860985944 62% => OK
Chars per sentence: 71.4210526316 110.228320801 65% => OK
Words per sentence: 14.5263157895 21.698381199 67% => OK
Discourse Markers: 5.36842105263 7.06452816374 76% => OK
Paragraphs: 4.0 4.09492273731 98% => OK
Language errors: 0.0 4.19205298013 0% => OK
Sentences with positive sentiment : 6.0 4.33554083885 138% => OK
Sentences with negative sentiment : 2.0 4.45695364238 45% => More negative sentences wanted.
Sentences with neutral sentiment: 11.0 4.27373068433 257% => Less facts, knowledge or examples wanted.
What are sentences with positive/Negative/neutral sentiment?
Coherence and Cohesion:
Essay topic to essay body coherence: 0.128393339336 0.272083759551 47% => OK
Sentence topic coherence: 0.0476019165444 0.0996497079465 48% => OK
Sentence topic coherence SD: 0.0402997074988 0.0662205650399 61% => OK
Paragraph topic coherence: 0.0814201050326 0.162205337803 50% => OK
Paragraph topic coherence SD: 0.0296327528796 0.0443174109184 67% => OK
automated_readability_index: 9.0 13.3589403974 67% => Automated_readability_index is low.
flesch_reading_ease: 65.73 53.8541721854 122% => OK
smog_index: 3.1 5.55761589404 56% => Smog_index is low.
flesch_kincaid_grade: 7.6 11.0289183223 69% => OK
coleman_liau_index: 10.66 12.2367328918 87% => OK
dale_chall_readability_score: 6.79 8.42419426049 81% => OK
difficult_words: 43.0 63.6247240618 68% => More difficult words wanted.
linsear_write_formula: 5.0 10.7273730684 47% => Linsear_write_formula is low.
gunning_fog: 7.6 10.498013245 72% => OK
text_standard: 8.0 11.2008830022 71% => OK
What are above readability scores?
Rates: 61.6666666667 out of 100
Scores by essay e-grader: 18.5 Out of 30
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