This slidecast was created by Todd McCann English Instructor Bay College Escanaba, Michigan [email_address]
Capitalization Names Capitalize a person’s title (such as Governor, President) or family term (such as Mother, Dad, Grandma, Uncle) when it is followed by a name or when you use the title or term as a name.
Capitalization The bill was introduced by S enator Griffin. My friend’s mother is a state s enator. I spoke to U ncle Charlie today. Charlie is my favorite u ncle. When D ad speaks, no one listens. When my d ad speaks, no one listens.
Capitalization Capitalize terms accepted by a group of people as describing their culture, nationality, religion, ethnic background, or language: G erman, E nglish, M uslim, L atino
Capitalization Capitalize the name of a specific school or course: G ladstone A rea H igh S chool H istory 101 Do not capitalize a more general term: I took a h istory class in h igh s chool.