HTML Tagging Exercise:

We are going to convert a plain .txt edition of Mark Twain and Charles dudley Warner's The Gilded Age to HTML. This is an important text for understanding the post-Civil War era and a text that presents a number of possibilities for further development as a hypertext.

The book is not short: each of you will sign up for five chapters. I'll post a sign up sheet on my door; initial the chapters you want to take. To retrieve your chapters, point your browser at:

The browser will open on the contents of that folder; click on the chapters you've chosen and they will appear in the browser; save each of the chapters to a floppy. When you get ready to code, bring the file up in a text editor, code, and save as a .txt file with a .html extension.