my Dog snoopy is black and white. i went to florida last year. puerto rico is a country in the caribbean.
What do you know about capitalizations? What are capitalizations?
Capitalization is the writing of a word with its first letter as an upper case and the remaining letters in lower case. Examples: Maria is drinking coffee. The mail man went to Diego’s house. Jose and I went to the store.
You capitalize: The first letter at the beginning of a sentence. The pronoun “I”. And proper nouns.
1. Proper nouns A proper noun is: a noun that is the name of a specific individual, place, or object. The first letter of the word has to be capitalized. Examples: The student’s name is Michael. The dog’s name is Rufus. Bryan visited San Juan to visit the Castillo San Felipe del Morro.
2. Capitalize: holidays, days of the week, months and businesses. Example: Last Christmas, on December 24th, 2002, I got a present. The Popular Bank is Puerto Rico’s biggest bank. But do not capitalize the names of seasons. Example: He will go to Florida this fall.
3. Capitalize: the first, last, and any important words in titles. Example: The Governors favorite book is ”Don Quixote”. 4.Capitalize: the names of languages and nationality. Examples: He spoke Spanish to the Taino Indians. Puerto Ricans like to dance Salsa.
5.Capitalize: special events and historical periods. Example: The Puerto Rican Day Parade celebrates Puerto Rican heritage.
Common nouns are names of things or places that are not specific or special. Common nouns do not have to be capitalized. Examples: The dog, the cat, the house.
Read the sentences and make the corrections using the capitalization rules: christopher columbus discovered puerto rico in 1493. puerto Rico is located near Dominican republic. the taino indians lived in the island many years ago. the spanish used ships to travel to the new world.
Use the correct capitalization rules and answer the following questions in complete sentences: Which town you live in? What do you like about Puerto Rico? What is your favorite food? What is your favorite type of music?
Identify which is a proper and common noun. Rewrite the sentences using the correct capitalization rules.
You capitalize: The first word of every sentence. The word I. The first word of proper nouns. Holidays, days of the week, months, organizations, businesses. Languages and nationalities. Special events and historical periods.
Rewrite the sentences below using correct capitalization. 1. the town of san juan is the capital of puerto rico. 2. jennifer and carlos will travel to spain next year. 3. the jackson elementary school band will perform “yankee doodle.” 4. my friend and i are going to the parque colon beach. 5. the excursion is going to aguada, aguadilla, and isabela. 6. nicole likes pepsi, but veronica and jonathan prefer coke.