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Capitalization: I and Proper Nouns Do you know when to use them? Courage Lesson 1 By Mrs. Mennell
There are many places to use capital letters. RuleExample The word I is always written as a capital letter. My brother and I took a boat trip down the river. A proper noun names a particular person, place, or thing. A proper noun always begins with a capital letter. The Nile River is longer than the Tigris River.
Try It! Read the sentences below. Circle the proper nouns in the sentences below that should be capitalized. 1.The third president of the united states was thomas jefferson. 2.Jefferson was born in virginia. 3.In 1776, jefferson wrote the declaration of independence.
Practice Circle the word with the correct capital letters. 4.Maria maria and I are going to study Lewis and Clark. 5. We learned that they went west of the missouri river Missouri River. 6.i I read that they reached the Pacific Ocean. 7.Sacajawea was a Native American native american that guided the explorers.
Last saturday, i saw a white tiger at the San Diego Zoo. He sat alone as my uncle john and i watched him. The african Safari area is my favorite place. The big gorilla named bob is always funny to see. Proofreading Underline three times each letter in the paragraph below that should be a capital letter. ______ ______ ______ ______ ______ ______ ______