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  • Find the Capitalization Mistakes and Solve the Riddle! Directions: Find the capitalization mistakes in the sentences below. Transcribe the letter of the mistakes into the blanks as you find them to solve this riddle: What do you call cheese that isn’t yours? 1. Next year, I have to take math , English, and french ! 2. We visited st . Louis , missouri , last spring ; I think it was during may . 3. My dad and I looked at venus through a telescope . 4. “ What did the test say, doctor ?” Steven asked. 5. last week, I read Pride And Prejudice by Jane Austen. 6. Missouri is in the midwest , and that’s east of california . 7. President Johnson helped pass the Civil Rights act of 1964. (r) (n) (a) (p) (c) (t) (w) (h) (o) (y) (a) (m) (q) (s) (p) (c) (h) (r) (e) (u) (r) (s) (e) (k) (t) (f) (c) (o) (e) (g) (c) (o)
  • Capitalization All about “ Solve the Riddle” Bellringer ● Deliver the Material ● Let’s Practice Together
  • Capitalization All about Why this Material is Important
  • Capitalization All about Why this Material is Important ● Helps you understand language better
  • Capitalization All about Why this Material is Important ● Helps you understand language better ● Helps you express yourself better
  • Capitalization All about Why this Material is Important ● Helps you understand language better ● Helps you express yourself better ● Everybody else knows this stuff
  • Capitalization All about Why this Material is Important ● Helps you understand language better ● Helps you express yourself better ● Everybody else knows this stuff ● Makes you more comfortable in educated company
  • Capitalization All about Why this Material is Important ● Helps you understand language better ● Helps you express yourself better ● Everybody else knows this stuff ● Makes you more comfortable in educated company Because the Alabama legislature says it’s important!
  • Capitalization and the “Gray Zone”
  • ● People are uncomfortable with “gray” Capitalization and the “Gray Zone”
  • ● People are uncomfortable with “gray” ● Lots of situations in capitalization are in the “Gray Zone” Capitalization and the “Gray Zone”
  • ● People are uncomfortable with “gray” ● Lots of situations in capitalization are in the “Gray Zone” ● Professional “Style Guides” can help Capitalization and the “Gray Zone”
  • ● People are uncomfortable with “gray” ● Lots of situations in capitalization are in the “Gray Zone” ● Professional “Style Guides” can help ● Don’t let “gray” make you crazy Capitalization and the “Gray Zone”
  • ● People are uncomfortable with “gray” ● Lots of situations in capitalization are in the “Gray Zone” ● Professional “Style Guides” can help ● Don’t let “gray” make you crazy ● Most of the time, you can work it out Capitalization and the “Gray Zone”
  • Capitalize the pronoun “ I ” and the exclamation “ O .” 18 Rules of Capitalization Rule #1
  • 18 Rules of Capitalization I am the captain of my ship; I am the master of my fate. Rule #1 Capitalize the pronoun “ I ” and the exclamation “ O .”
  • 18 Rules of Capitalization Rule #1 O, say, can you see By the dawn’s early light What so proudly we hailed At the twilight’s last gleaming? Capitalize the pronoun “ I ” and the exclamation “ O .”
  • 18 Rules of Capitalization Rule #1 O, say, can you see By the dawn’s early light What so proudly we hailed At the twilight’s last gleaming? Capitalize the pronoun “ I ” and the exclamation “ O .”
  • Capitalize the first letter of the first word in a sentence. 18 Rules of Capitalization Rule #2
  • Capitalize the first letter of the first word in a sentence. 18 Rules of Capitalization What kind of ice cream do you want? Rule #2
  • Capitalize the first letter of the first word in quoted sentences if they are complete sentences. 18 Rules of Capitalization Rule #3
  • 18 Rules of Capitalization Rule #3 The customer entered the shop and said, “Excuse me, I’d like some coffee, please.” Capitalize the first letter of the first word in quoted sentences if they are complete sentences.
  • 18 Rules of Capitalization Rule #3 The customer entered the shop and said, “Excuse me, I’d like some coffee, please.” Capitalize the first letter of the first word in quoted sentences if they are complete sentences.
  • 18 Rules of Capitalization Rule #3 The coach said that practice was “as real as we can make it.” Capitalize the first letter of the first word in quoted sentences if they are complete sentences.
  • 18 Rules of Capitalization Rule #3 The coach said that practice was “as real as we can make it.” Capitalize the first letter of the first word in quoted sentences if they are complete sentences.
  • Capitalize proper nouns. 18 Rules of Capitalization Rule #4
  • Capitalize proper nouns… 18 Rules of Capitalization We walked across the Golden Gate Bridge. Rule #4
  • Capitalize proper nouns... 18 Rules of Capitalization We walked across the Golden Gate Bridge. Rule #4
  • Capitalize proper nouns... 18 Rules of Capitalization We walked across the Golden Gate Bridge. Rule #4 … and the modifiers associated with them.
  • Capitalize a person’s title when it precedes the name of the person.* 18 Rules of Capitalization Rule #5 *Exceptions Alert!
  • Capitalize a person’s title when it precedes the name of the person.* 18 Rules of Capitalization Rule #5 *Exceptions Alert! An arrangement was made for Mayor Niven to visit the school.
  • Capitalize a person’s title when it precedes the name of the person.* 18 Rules of Capitalization Rule #5 *Exceptions Alert! An arrangement was made for the mayor to visit the school.
  • Capitalize a person’s title when it precedes the name of the person.* 18 Rules of Capitalization Rule #5 Exceptions Alert #1: Sometimes , the word president is capitalized in the absence of a name when it means the current President of the United States! *Exceptions Alert!
  • Capitalize a person’s title when it precedes the name of the person.* 18 Rules of Capitalization Rule #5 *Exceptions Alert! An arrangement was made for the president to visit the school. Lower case is used because the title is used without a name.
  • Capitalize a person’s title when it precedes the name of the person.* 18 Rules of Capitalization Rule #5 *Exceptions Alert! An arrangement was made for the President to visit the school. Upper case implies that President Obama is the one coming to visit!
  • Capitalize a person’s title only when it precedes the name of the person.* 18 Rules of Capitalization Rule #5 *Exceptions Alert! Exceptions Alert #2: On the signature of a letter, capitalize the title even if it comes after the name.
  • Capitalize a person’s title when it precedes the name of the person.* 18 Rules of Capitalization Rule #5 *Exceptions Alert! Sincerely yours, Jay Peoples Jay Peoples, Principal Chelsea High School
  • Sincerely yours, Jay Peoples Jay Peoples, Principal Chelsea High School Capitalize a person’s title when it precedes the name of the person.* 18 Rules of Capitalization Rule #5 *Exceptions Alert!
  • Capitalize a person’s title only when it precedes the name of the person.* 18 Rules of Capitalization Rule #5 Exceptions Alert #3: Capitalize the title in the absence of the person’s name if the title is used as a direct address to the person who holds the title. *Exceptions Alert!
  • 18 Rules of Capitalization “ Am I going to need an operation, Doctor?” the man asked. Rule #5 Capitalize a person’s title only when it precedes the name of the person.* *Exceptions Alert!
  • 18 Rules of Capitalization Rule #6 Capitalize the points of the compass when they refer to regions instead of directions.
  • 18 Rules of Capitalization Some relatives of mine from the Midwest are visiting us this week. Rule #6 Capitalize the points of the compass when they refer to regions instead of directions.
  • 18 Rules of Capitalization Rule #6 Capitalize the points of the compass when they refer to regions instead of directions.
  • 18 Rules of Capitalization Rule #6 Capitalize the points of the compass when they refer to regions instead of directions. Alabama is south of Tennessee and west of Georgia.
  • 18 Rules of Capitalization Rule #7 Capitalize the first and last word in titles of books, magazines, newspapers, plays, poems, stories, events, and works of art.
  • 18 Rules of Capitalization The Catcher in the Rye was written by J.D. Salinger. Rule #7 Capitalize the first and last word in titles of books, magazines, newspapers, plays, poems, stories, events, and works of art.
  • 18 Rules of Capitalization Rule #8 Capitalize the other words in titles too, except don’t capitalize prepositions, conjunctions, and articles.
  • The Catcher in the Rye was written by J.D. Salinger. 18 Rules of Capitalization Rule #8 Capitalize the other words in titles too, except don’t capitalize prepositions, conjunctions, and articles.
  • 18 Rules of Capitalization Rule #9 Capitalize the days of the week, the months of the year, and holidays, but not the seasons. *Exceptions Alert!
  • 18 Rules of Capitalization The game took place in the fall, on a Thursday in October. Rule #9 *Exceptions Alert! Capitalize the days of the week, the months of the year, and holidays, but not the seasons.
  • 18 Rules of Capitalization Rule #9 Capitalize the days of the week, the months of the year, and holidays, but not the seasons. *Exceptions Alert! Exceptions Alert: If the name of a season is included in the name of a holiday, event, or festival, then do capitalize the name of the season.
  • 18 Rules of Capitalization Rule #9 Capitalize the days of the week, the months of the year, and holidays, but not the seasons. *Exceptions Alert! Brazil’s Winter Carnival was a lot of fun this year.
  • 18 Rules of Capitalization Rule #10 Capitalize words that are derived from proper nouns.
  • 18 Rules of Capitalization We went to a movie first, and then we went to a Chinese restaurant. Rule #10 Capitalize words that are derived from proper nouns.
  • 18 Rules of Capitalization Rule #11 Capitalize the names of certain groups, like political parties, religious groups, nations, and ethnic origin groups.
  • 18 Rules of Capitalization My father joined the Republican Party when he was my age. Rule #11 Capitalize the names of certain groups, like political parties, religious groups, nations, and ethnic origin groups.
  • 18 Rules of Capitalization In the Sikh tradition, men are to carry daggers with them wherever they go. Rule #11 Capitalize the names of certain groups, like political parties, religious groups, nations, and ethnic origin groups.
  • 18 Rules of Capitalization Rule #12 Capitalize words that refer to family relations only when they are used either with a name or as part of a direct address to a person.
  • 18 Rules of Capitalization “ Hey, Mom, can I stay over at Becky’s house tonight?” Gail asked. Rule #12 Capitalize words that refer to family relations only when they are used either with a name or as part of a direct address to a person.
  • 18 Rules of Capitalization “ Hey, Mom, can I stay over at Becky’s house tonight?” Gail asked. Rule #12 Capitalize words that refer to family relations only when they are used either with a name or as part of a direct address to a person.
  • 18 Rules of Capitalization I call my dad’s brother Uncle Billy. Rule #12 Capitalize words that refer to family relations only when they are used either with a name or as part of a direct address to a person.
  • 18 Rules of Capitalization Rule #12 Capitalize words that refer to family relations only when they are used either with a name or as part of a direct address to a person. I call my dad’s brother Uncle Billy.
  • 18 Rules of Capitalization Rule #13 Capitalize the names of planets, stars, comets, artificial satellites, but not (usually) the words sun , earth , or moon .
  • 18 Rules of Capitalization The planet Mercury is making its closest approach to earth tonight. Rule #13 Capitalize the names of planets, stars, comets, artificial satellites, but not (usually) the words sun , earth , or moon .
  • 18 Rules of Capitalization The planet Mercury is making its closest approach to earth tonight. Rule #13 Capitalize the names of planets, stars, comets, artificial satellites, but not (usually) the words sun , earth , or moon .
  • 18 Rules of Capitalization Rule #14 Capitalize the names of deities, sacred writings, religious places of reward and punishment, and usually the word devil when used in the Biblical sense.
  • 18 Rules of Capitalization The Bible says that God created the Heavens and the earth. Rule #14 Capitalize the names of deities, sacred writings, religious places of reward and punishment, and usually the word devil when used in Biblical sense.
  • 18 Rules of Capitalization The Bible says that God created the Heavens and the earth. Rule #14 Capitalize the names of deities, sacred writings, religious places of reward and punishment, and usually the word devil when used in the Biblical sense.
  • 18 Rules of Capitalization Rule #15 Capitalize the first letter of the first word of lines in poetry or songs.
  • The day the Devil comes to get you You know him by the way he smiles The day the Devil comes to get you He’s a rusty truck with only 20 miles Rule #15 Capitalize the first letter of the first word of lines in poetry or songs. 18 Rules of Capitalization From “The Day the Devil” by Laurie Anderson
  • 18 Rules of Capitalization The day the Devil comes to get you You know him by the way he smiles The day the Devil comes to get you He’s a rusty truck with only 20 miles Rule #15 Capitalize the first letter of the first word of lines of poetry or songs. From “The Day the Devil” by Laurie Anderson
  • 18 Rules of Capitalization Rule #16 Capitalize the first letter of the first word of a letter’s salutation and closing.
  • 18 Rules of Capitalization Dear Bill, Blah, blah, blah, blah, blah. Sincerely yours, Tom Foster Rule #16 Capitalize the first letter of the first word of a letter’s salutation and closing.
  • 18 Rules of Capitalization Dear Bill, Blah, blah, blah, blah, blah. Sincerely yours, Tom Foster Rule #16 Capitalize the first letter of the first word of a letter’s salutation and closing.
  • 18 Rules of Capitalization Rule #17 Capitalize the names of school subjects when they refer to specific courses.
  • 18 Rules of Capitalization I have to take biology and History II this year. Rule #17 Capitalize the names of school subjects when they refer to specific courses.
  • 18 Rules of Capitalization I have to take biology and History II this year. Rule #17 Capitalize the names of school subjects when they refer to specific courses.
  • 18 Rules of Capitalization Rule #18 Capitalize the words freshman , sophomore , junior and senior only when they are used as part of a proper noun, in a direct address or as a title with a name.
  • 18 Rules of Capitalization The freshmen are meeting at ten o’clock. Rule #18 Capitalize the words freshman , sophomore , junior and senior only when they are used as part of a proper noun, in a direct address or as a title with a name.
  • 18 Rules of Capitalization The Senior Council will meet at ten o’clock. Rule #18 Capitalize the words freshman , sophomore , junior and senior only when they are used as part of a proper noun, in a direct address or as a title with a name.
  • 18 Rules of Capitalization “ Please take your seats, Sophomores,” the principal said as he entered the auditorium. Rule #18 Capitalize the words freshman , sophomore , junior and senior only when they are used as part of a proper noun, in a direct address or as a title with a name.
  • Now, let's Practice,
  • Now, let's Practice, Shall we?
  • Now, let's Practice, Shall we? Why yes, let's.
  • The wheels of Justice turn slowly, but they do turn. Capitalization Practice (d) (a) (b) (c) Where's the Mistake?
  • The wheels of Justice turn slowly, but they do turn. Capitalization Practice (d) (a) (b) (c) Where's the Mistake?
  • The wheels of justice turn slowly, but they do turn. Capitalization Practice (d) (a) (b) (c) Where's the Mistake?
  • President Obama and our Senator visited the school . Capitalization Practice (d) (a) (b) (c) Where's the Mistake?
  • President Obama and our Senator visited the school . Capitalization Practice (d) (a) (b) (c) Where's the Mistake?
  • President Obama and our senator visited the school . Capitalization Practice (d) (a) (b) (c) Where's the Mistake?
  • Sam Niven was the governor of maryland in the 1980s. Capitalization Practice (d) (a) (b) (c) Where's the Mistake?
  • Sam Niven was the governor of maryland in the 1980s. Capitalization Practice (d) (a) (b) (c) Where's the Mistake?
  • Sam Niven was the governor of Maryland in the 1980s. Capitalization Practice (d) (a) (b) (c) Where's the Mistake?
  • My favorite book is Nineteen eighty-four by George Orwell. Capitalization Practice (d) (a) (b) (c) Where's the Mistake?
  • My favorite book is Nineteen eighty-four by George Orwell. Capitalization Practice (d) (a) (b) (c) Where's the Mistake?
  • My favorite book is Nineteen Eighty-four by George Orwell. Capitalization Practice (d) (a) (b) (c) Where's the Mistake?
  • Last tuesday , we went to see Jackie play baseball . Capitalization Practice (d) (a) (b) (c) Where's the Mistake?
  • Last tuesday , we went to see Jackie play baseball . Capitalization Practice (d) (a) (b) (c) Where's the Mistake?
  • Last Tuesday , we went to see Jackie play baseball . Capitalization Practice (d) (a) (b) (c) Where's the Mistake?
  • There are 200 Freshmen in the new class this year. Capitalization Practice (d) (a) (b) (c) Where's the Mistake?
  • There are 200 Freshmen in the new class this year. Capitalization Practice (d) (a) (b) (c) Where's the Mistake?
  • There are 200 freshmen in the new class this year. Capitalization Practice (d) (a) (b) (c) Where's the Mistake?
  • Mars and venus were right next to each other last night. Capitalization Practice (d) (a) (b) (c) Where's the Mistake?
  • Mars and venus were right next to each other last night. Capitalization Practice (d) (a) (b) (c) Where's the Mistake?
  • Mars and Venus were right next to each other last night. Capitalization Practice (d) (a) (b) (c) Where's the Mistake?
  • The Shelby County fall Festival will be in October this year. Capitalization Practice (d) (a) (b) (c) Where's the Mistake?
  • The Shelby County fall Festival will be in October this year. Capitalization Practice (d) (a) (b) (c) Where's the Mistake?
  • The Shelby County Fall Festival will be in October this year. Capitalization Practice (d) (a) (b) (c) Where's the Mistake?
  • Robert called me a “ Stinkhead .” Capitalization Practice (a) (b) (c) Where's the Mistake?
  • Robert called me a “ Stinkhead .” Capitalization Practice (a) (b) (c) Where's the Mistake?
  • Robert called me a “ stinkhead .” Capitalization Practice (a) (b) (c) Where's the Mistake?
  • Capitalization All about “ Solve the Riddle” Bellringer ● Deliver the Material ● Let’s Practice Together
  •