Capitalization & PunctuationBy: Brooke
CapitalizationThings you capitalize:
The first word of a sentence. The names of people. The names of cities and towns. I
Capitalization Always capitalize the first word of a sentence.
The dog chased the cat. Where is the book?My cat is scared!
Capitalization Capitalize the names of people.
My teachers name is Beth Frazier. Where is Emily?I have two dogs named Grady and Emma.
CapitalizationCapitalize the names of cities and towns.
Brooke lives in Haleyville.My daughter goes to school at Auburn. Hannah lives in Montgomery.
Capitalize IAlways capitalize I.
I like to play outside.I am 15 years old. Trey and I are having fun.
PunctuationAlways put a period, question mark, or exclamation point at the end of a sentence.
The boy is nice. periodAre you ready to go? question markWay to go! exclamation point
PeriodUse a period if you just want to say something.
I like your shirt. Tomorrow is my birthday. My favorite color is blue.
Question MarkUse a question mark if you want to ask a question.
What is your name?Do you have a dog? How old is Alexis?
Exclamation PointUse an exclamation point when you are excited or you want to yell something.
I love chocolate!Happy Birthday!Wow!
Quiz Time! Now you will take a short quiz about capitalization and punctuation!
Do you capitalize the first word of a sentence?
2. Which word do you capitalize?(hint: It is a name.)
C. sarahD. clock
3. What punctuation do you add to the end of this sentence?My dog is big
Question mark B. Period
C. Exclamation Point D. Comma
4. What word do you capitalize in this sentence?i like to play outside with my puppy.
C. PlayD. With
5. What kind of punctuation do you add to the end of this sentence?
PeriodB. Exclamation Point
C. Comma D. Question Mark
6. What sentence should end with a question mark?
I like to go to school
B. My sister is tall
C. Do you have a pencil
7. What words do you capitalize in the sentence below?i went to the mall with my best friend caroline.
A. I & Friend
B. Mall & Caroline
C. Best & Friend
D. I & Caroline
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