capitalize sentences First word of every sentence.Example: Today is the beginning of a very long week. Presented by: Brent Daigle, Ph.D.
capitalize I First-person singular pronoun, I .Example: I saw Never Say Never this weekend.Presented by: Brent Daigle, Ph.D.
capitalize titlesFirst, Last, & important words in a title.Example: Splat the Cat Sings Flat.Presented by: Brent Daigle, Ph.D.
proper nouns Specific person (and things)Example: Barack Obama Justin Beiber Miranda CosgrovePresented by: Brent Daigle, Ph.D.
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.
proper nouns Newspapers & JournalsExample: The Atlanta Journal Constitution The Times Picayune The Journal of Elementary EducationPresented by: Brent Daigle, Ph.D.
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.
proper nouns Cultural / Ethnic groupsExample: African American Cajun Jewish Italian HispanicPresented by: Brent Daigle, Ph.D.
proper nouns Religion / religious termsExample: Tanakh New Testament God Epiphany Yom Kippur Dashain
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.
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.