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Capitalization & Punctuation. By: Brooke. Capitalization. Things 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. T he dog chased the cat. W here is the book? - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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  • 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!

    Good Luck!

  • Do you capitalize the first word of a sentence?

    YesNo

  • *Correct*

  • Try Again!!

  • 2. Which word do you capitalize?(hint: It is a name.)

    frogB. apple

    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.

    IB. Puppy

    C. PlayD. With

  • 5. What kind of punctuation do you add to the end of this sentence?

    Wow

    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

    D. Wow

  • 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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