Teaching Titles! Grade 3 Language Arts
Rules for Titles • Capitalize first, last , and all important words • examples of unimportant words: as, a, and, it, is, of, to, the, in • Underline the complete title • Example: The Wizard of Oz • Example: Bud, not Buddy
Now you try: david goes to school is my favorite book.
Can you find the mistakes? Our class read Bears in the Barn.
Did you find the mistakes? Our class read Bears in the Barn.
Can you find the mistakes? Have you read the frog principal?
Did you find the mistakes? Have you read The Frog Principal?
Which title is correct? • She read The Glass Slipper. Junie B. Jones and meanie Jim is a funny book. Our teacher read the story Anne of Green Gables.
Let’s review: 1. Capitalize first, last , and all important words in a title. 2. Underline the complete title.
Now, you try some! • earthquake! • Dear america • Polar bears on the prowl • helen keller