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1Second Grade Capitals Standard WC 1.6 Capitalization Capitalize: words at the beginning of sentencesall proper nounstitles and initial of peoplegreetingsmonths and days of the week
2The beginning of a sentence is the first letter of the first word in a sentence. This letter should always be capitalized.Here are examples of capitalizing sentence beginnings:Incorrect: that monkey has an orange tail.Correct: That monkey has an orange tail.Here are two more examples:Incorrect: will you get the Sunday paper out of the mailbox?Correct: Will you get the Sunday paper out of the mailbox?Incorrect: why is Joe yelling at you?Correct: Why is Joe yelling at you?
3Let’s Try Some Together. 1) what is your favorite pizza topping?What is your favorite pizza topping?2) Finally, my parents have agreed to buy me a pony.finally, my parents have agreed to buy me a pony.3) my best friend, Carlos, is the new captain of the Galaxy.My best friend, Carlos, is the new captain of the Galaxy.4) packing for a camping trip is a difficult task.Packing for a camping trip is a difficult task.
4Capitalize all Proper Names While a noun names a person, place, thing, or idea a proper noun gets more specific. It gives us the actual name of the person, place, thing, or idea.man/Jameswoman/Juliestate/Californiacompany/IBM, General Motorsstore/Stater Bros.restaurant/Applebee’slake/Lake Arrowheadcountries/America, Canada, Mexicowaitress/Bettychair/La-Z-Boysoldier/Lieutenant Mark Davisriver/Mississippi Riverschool/Redlands Elementary
5Every man was dressed in uniform but James was by far the most dashing. Man = common noun; James = proper noun.We loved every state on the western coast but California was my favorite.State = common noun; California = proper noun.Lieutenant Mark Davis is a soldier in the United States Army.Soldier = common noun; Lieutenant Mark Davis = proper noun.When we go to our favorite restaurant, Applebee’s, we always ask for Betty, our favorite waitress.Restaurant, waitress = common noun; Applebee’s, Betty = proper noun.
11Which underlined word should be captialized? Mom went to vons to buy milk and eggs. 1) went 2) vons 3) buy 4) eggs
12Which is written correctly? 1) James went to sea world. 2) james went to Sea World. 3) james went to sea world. 4) James went to Sea World.
131) my family went on vacation to oregon this summer 1) my family went on vacation to oregon this summer. 2) My family went on vacation to oregon this Summer. 3) My family went on vacation to Oregon this summer. 4) my Family went on vacation to Oregon this summer.
141)My sister goes to dance and tap class after school 1)My sister goes to dance and tap class after school. 2)My sister goes to Dance and tap class after school. 3) My sister goes to dance and tap class after School. 4) My Sister goes to dance and tap class after school.
15Capitalize the names of people and the initials that stand for their names. Meriwether LewisSusan B. AnthonyJ. F. Cooper
16Capitalize a title or an abbreviation of a title when it comes before a person’s name or when it is used instead of a name.General LeeSen. John GlennMrs. AdamsLieutenant Clark say, “Yes, Captain, I’ll go with you.”
17Fix these with a partner! president lincoln martha washington thomas edison general andrew jackson j.k. rowlingPresident LincolnMartha WashingtonThomas EdisonGeneral Andrew JacksonJ.K. Rowling
18Capitalize the names and abbreviations of titles and academic degrees Capitalize the names and abbreviations of titles and academic degrees. For example Dr., Mr. Mrs. Ms., & Jr. and Sr.M. Miller, M.D.Dr. MillerMrs. SmithMs. LopezRobert Ayers Jr.
19Let’s Try Some Together! 1) I can't wait to see cousin Angie. I can't wait to see Cousin Angie. 2) Please, Mrs. Smith can I go? Please, mrs. Smith can I go? 3) I saw dr. williams yesterday. I saw Dr. Williams yesterday. 4) Andrew Jr. looks just like his dad. Andrew jr. looks just like his dad.
20Capitalize all of the important words in a greeting. Dear Madam Dear Uncle Anderson Dear Grandma Dear Mrs. Bucks Dear Sir My dearest Aunt, Greetings!
21Capitalize the first word in the closing of a letter. Sincerely yours, With warm regards, Sincerely, Truly yours, With best wishes, Love, Love from,
23Capitalize names of days of the week, months of the year, and holidays Capitalize names of days of the week, months of the year, and holidays. Do not capitalize names of the seasons.ThursdayAprilMemorial Daysummer
24Let’s Try Some Together! Tuesday May Independence Day July Mother’s Day Wednesday Thanksgiving December winterTuesdayMayIndependence DayJulyMother’s DayWednesdayThanksgivingDecemberwinter
25Always capitalize the pronoun I. Little i never stands alone! Social studies is the subject I like. Social studies is the subject i like.CORRECTINCORRECT