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Capitalize It!

Capitalization Rules

KT Jones

on 22 April 2013

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Transcript of Capitalize It!

Matters! Capitalization 2. Capitalize peoples' names
and the word I. Proper Nouns 3. Capitalize all important words in a title. Proper Nouns vs. Common Nouns Jolly Rancher/candy
Ready Whip/ whipped cream
Mrs. Jones/teacher
Mt. Everest/mountain
Officer Evans/police officer 5. Capitalize names of
commercial products. Proper nouns name a particular
person, place, thing, or idea. Common nouns name a general
person, place, thing, or idea.
They are not capitalized. Words like an, at, a, the, for should remain lowercase if less than 5 letters. 3. Capitalize names of school subjects and religions. 4. Capitalize organizations, companies, associations, nationalities, and countries. Proper Nouns 1. Capitalize months,
days of the week,
holidays Proper Nouns Proper Nouns Proper Nouns Proper Nouns Proper Nouns Capitalize It! 2. Capitalize the first letter of the first word
in a sentence
or a direct quotation. Proper Noun or
Common Noun? Particular? or General? Noun= Person, Place, Thing, or Idea cat food
uncle sam
elk river
north east library The last 2 rules are
not based on proper nouns. First Words Titles There are three rules for capitalization. 3 Rules 1. Capitalize Proper Nouns
2. Capitalize First Words
3. Capitalize Titles There are 5 categories of proper nouns. Know the 5 types of proper nouns, so you can distinguish them from common nouns. 5 Categories of
Proper Nouns 3 Rules of Capitalization Capitalization Matters! 1. Capitalize Proper Nouns
2. Capitalize First Words
3. Capitalize Titles CAPITALIZE TITLES! Capitalize titles of books, magazines, articles, films, songs, poems, stories, and student written papers. Quiz Your Memory!

What are proper nouns?

What are the 5 categories of proper nouns?
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