Capitalization rules

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Capitalization rules

  1. 1. Presented by: Brent Daigle, Ph.D. capitalization rules
  2. 2. capitalize sentences First word of every sentence.Example: Today is the beginning of a very long week. Presented by: Brent Daigle, Ph.D.
  3. 3. capitalize I First-person singular pronoun, I .Example: I saw Never Say Never this weekend.Presented by: Brent Daigle, Ph.D.
  4. 4. capitalize titlesFirst, Last, & important words in a title.Example: Splat the Cat Sings Flat.Presented by: Brent Daigle, Ph.D.
  5. 5. proper nouns Specific person (and things)Example: Barack Obama Justin Beiber Miranda CosgrovePresented by: Brent Daigle, Ph.D.
  6. 6. proper nouns Geographical LocationsExample: New Orleans, Louisiana Marrieta, Ga. East Cobb County** Only capitalize compass directions if used as part of name. Example: I live in East Cobb. I live in the east part of Cobb County.Presented by: Brent Daigle, Ph.D.
  7. 7. proper nouns Newspapers & JournalsExample: The Atlanta Journal Constitution The Times Picayune The Journal of Elementary EducationPresented by: Brent Daigle, Ph.D.
  8. 8. proper nouns Days of week, month, holiday * Not seasonsExample: Monday, March 21, is National French Bread Day We celebrate National French Bread Day in the spring.Presented by: Brent Daigle, Ph.D.
  9. 9. proper nouns Cultural / Ethnic groupsExample: African American Cajun Jewish Italian HispanicPresented by: Brent Daigle, Ph.D.
  10. 10. proper nouns Religion / religious termsExample: Tanakh New Testament God Epiphany Yom Kippur Dashain
  11. 11. proper nouns Titles before namesExample: Ms. Gautreaux Rabbi Steven Lebow Dr. Bryant Wright Governor Nathan DealExample sentence:Governor Nathan Deal is a graduate of Mercer University.
  12. 12. proper nouns Titles after namesExample: Doreen Griffeth, Ph.D. Nancy Grace, Esq. Julia Worly, MDExample sentence:Nancy Grace, Esq. is a graduate of Mercer University.Presented by: Brent Daigle, Ph.D.
  13. 13. Presented by: Brent Daigle, Ph.D.

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