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1 WC 1.4 Capitalization: Use correct capitalization Use correct capitalization Recognize correct capitalization within text.

2 January 28, 2013 Dear Kyle, How have you been? Even though you live in New York, I still hope you can make it to California next month. I think youll love it out here in the West. When you get here on Sunday, we can go to In- N-Out so you can experience the greatest fast food restaurant in the world. The next day is Memorial Day, so I thought we could go see the movie Lincoln. Its about the Civil War and I hear Daniel Day Lewis does a great job. Is Grandpa Jack going to come out with you? I know he wants to walk across the Golden Gate Bridge. I remember him saying, You better walk with me over that bridge if I ever come to see you! I cant wait for you to get here, hopefully Grandpa will be with you. Sincerely, William Squier III

3 WC 1.4 – Capitalization Capitalize ALL PROPER NOUNS! The names of people.

4 WC Capitalization Capitalize ALL PROPER NOUNS! The name of a relative when it is used with the persons name. Aunt MaryUncle Jack Grandpa or Grandpa Bill Grandma Nancy

5 WC Capitalization Capitalize ALL PROPER NOUNS! 1. The names of places 2. The names of buildings and monuments 3. The names of vehicles, awards and documents San Francisco Empire State Building Ford Ranger Statue of Liberty Declaration of Independence

6 WC Capitalization Capitalize ALL PROPER NOUNS! The weekdays and the months of the year

7 WC Capitalization Capitalize ALL PROPER NOUNS! Languages continents, countries, and nationalities

8 WC Capitalization Capitalize ALL PROPER NOUNS! Names of businesses

9 WC Capitalization Capitalize ALL PROPER NOUNS! Historical events and holidays

10 Common Vs. Proper Nouns pet shopPappys Plush Pet Place street Redlands Boulevard restaurantBurger Planet library Smiley Library doctor Dr. Smith auntAunt Mary uncle Uncle Jack city San Francisco

11 Common OR Proper South Dakota state day Friday Baton Rouge, Louisana country South Africa Spanish Fourth of July

12 Lets see what you can do!

13 Do you know governor jordan of South Dakota? What word(s) need to be capitalized in the sentence?

14 I really want to go to a basketball game at the staples center. What word(s) need to be capitalized in the sentence?

15 On Friday, the class is going to judge judys courtroom. What word(s) need to be capitalized in the sentence?

16 The Austin museum of Nature and Science is a great place! Which underlined word should the writer correct?

17 Death valley in California is one of the hottest places in the world. Which underlined word should the writer correct?

18 Yesterday, mom told me that Sam's mom and dad were coming to lunch. Mom told me that Sams mom and dad How should the writer correct the underlined words?

19 fifty years have passed since world war II ended. Fifty years have passed since World War II ended. How should the writer correct this sentence?

20 James Forten: Now is Your Time Go to pages 313 – 327 Find four different capitalized words for different reasons » (start of a sentence doesnt count) Africans pg318 Proper noun: nationality front of strip back of strip


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