Capitalization Rules

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Capitalization Rules

  1. 1. capitalization rules Essential Question: Why do we use capitalization and punctuation in writing ?
  2. 2. capitalizationrulesCapital letter vs. lower case letter What are the rules ??
  3. 3. capitalization rulesSample capitalization test question:Wanda wouldn’t offer her little brother a AChristmas cookie because he ate all of her BHalloween candy last october. CA. BrotherB. CookieC. OctoberD. No change is necessary.
  4. 4. capitalization rulesC apitalize thefirst letter of the firstword of a sentence.
  5. 5. capitalization ruleseach student likes to earn theirreward for the class party.
  6. 6. capitalization rules capitalize the pronoun .
  7. 7. capitalization rulesDr. Daigle thinks that i shouldgo to college at LSU.
  8. 8. capitalization rulesCapitalize proper nouns:o Days of the weeko Monthso Names
  9. 9. capitalization rulestoday is monday, october 31,2011 – which is also known ashalloween.
  10. 10. capitalization rules Titles before nouns Doctor Brent Daigle President Barack Obama Reverend Sykes
  11. 11. capitalization rules Specific places Stevi B’s Six Flags Acworth Park
  12. 12. capitalization rules Organizations Boy Scouts Girl Scouts American Red Cross
  13. 13. capitalization rules Companies Coca-Cola Starbucks McDonald’s
  14. 14. capitalization rules Product Names Trix cereal Oreo cookies Reese’s peanut butter cups
  15. 15. capitalization rules Religion Catholic Methodist Christianity Muslim
  16. 16. capitalization rules Languages Cajun French French Spanish English
  17. 17. capitalization rules Nationalities American African-American Hispanic Korean
  18. 18. capitalization rules Holidays Independence Day Labor Day Thanksgiving Chanukah
  19. 19. capitalization rules Regions of the county the South the Northeast the West
  20. 20. capitalization rules Book Titles Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing Diary of a Wimpy Kid Knuffle Bunny: A Cautionary Tale
  21. 21. capitalization rules Example sentencesmy father is arriving fromlouisiana next week.
  22. 22. capitalization rulesExample sentences will you pick him up at the airport in atlanta?
  23. 23. capitalization rules Example sentenceshe will bring me an lsushirt, mug, and key ring.
  24. 24. capitalization rules Example sentencesi want to go to the railroad museumbut tiffany does not want to join me.
  25. 25. capitalization rules Example sentencesi went to the high museum of artin atlanta, ga. to see paintingsby picasso, degas, and matisse.
  26. 26. capitalization rules Example sentenceseach sunday i attend mass at st.ann catholic church in marietta, ga.
  27. 27. capitalization rules Example sentencesI can speakenglish, spanish, andfrench.
  28. 28. capitalization rules Example sentencesmrs. henry gives us hersheycandy bars as a reward for goodbehavior.
  29. 29. capitalization rulesASSESSMENT

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