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1 Rules for Capitalization Part 2 b B D d C c By Tom Souter

2 Rule 6: Capitalize the names of months and days. monday february friday august wednesday Monday February Friday August Wednesday

3 However, do not capitalize seasons of the year. fall winter spring summer

4 tuesday summer september spring monday december Tuesday summer September spring Monday December

5 Rule 7: Capitalize the names of groups. national baseball league National Baseball League boy scouts of america Boy Scouts of America (note: small words like “of” are not capitalized) taylor auto club Taylor Auto Club

6 the clackamas sport card club The Clackamas Sport Card Club national aquatic group National Aquatic Group

7 Rule 8: Capitalize the names of holidays. memorial day Memorial Day fourth of july Fourth of July (note: Small words in the middle of holidays are not capitalized). veterans day Veterans Day

8 valentines day Valentines Day birthday martin luther king day Martin Luther King Day saint patricks day Saint Patricks Day

9 Rule 9: Capitalize the first and last words and all important words in the title of books, movies, songs, and newspapers. the oregonian The Oregonian how the west was won How the West Was Won the mouse and the motorcycle The Mouse and the Motorcycle sign of the beaver Sign of the Beaver

10 little house on the prairie Little House on the Prairie my side of the mountain My Side of the Mountain a wrinkle in time A Wrinkle in Time island of the blue dolphin Island of the Blue Dolphin

11 Rule 10: Capitalize the first word in the greeting and the closing of a letter. dear Greg, Dear Greg, yours truly Yours truly, dear Mr. Smith, Dear Mr. Smith, your friend, Your friend,

12 dear Mr. Jones, Thank you for working in our classroom. We appreciate your help with our project. sincerely yours, Mrs. Smith’s Room

13 Dear Mr. Jones, Thank you for working in our classroom. We appreciate your help with our project. Sincerely yours, Mrs. Smith’s Room

14 Review of capitalization rules Capitalize the names of months and days. 7. Capitalize the names of groups. 8. Capitalize the names of holidays. 9. Capitalize the first and last words and all important words titles. 10. Capitalize the first word in the greeting and the closing of a letter.


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