Capitalization

# Capitalization

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1. Capitalization By Dylan Edwards

2. One rule of capitulation • One time that you use capitulation is at the beginning of a sentence.

3. Examples: • What’s for dinner? • There is hockey practice today. • How are you? • You are correct.

4. You fix the errors correct the capitalization errors in this paragraph. you will find five errors. so far we have only covered one concept, so it should be easy. can you find all five? when you think you know what they are go to the next slide to check yourself.

5. Did you find all five? Correct the capitalization errors in this paragraph. You will find five errors. So far we have only covered one concept, so it should be easy. Can you find all five? When you think you know what they are go to the next slide to check yourself.

6. Another rule for using capitulation • One other way you use capitulation is with proper nouns. - specific people or things - specific geographic locations - historical events - days of the week, months and holidays. - races, nationalities, religions, and languages - brand names

7. Examples: • What did you think of the game John? • Did George Washington crossed the Potomac River? • I go to Hutchison High School. • I speak English. • He was in World War II. • We have school on Monday. • Do you drive a Ford? • I think Alaska is my favorite state. • My dad is from New Zealand.

8. Let’s practice. Click the sentence that uses capital letters correctly. Was Bob in Europe during world war II? Was bob in europe during world war II? Was Bob in Europe during World War II?

9. Incorrect answer! Oops, try again.

10. Correct Answer Way to go!

11. Let’s try another Did john go to florida on Friday for the christmas? Did John go to Florida on Friday for Christmas? Did john go to florida on Friday for christmas?

12. Incorrect answer! Oops, try again.

13. Correct Answer Way to go!

14. A third rule for capitalization • Capitalize a title or an abbreviation of a title when it comes before a person’s name or when it is used instead of a name. Also capitalize the names and abbreviations of academic degrees that follow a person’s name. Capitalize Jr. and Sr.

15. Examples: • General Lee • J. Cox, M.D. • John Edwards, Ph.D. • Steve Ashley Jr. • Mrs. Scott • Dr. Wade • Yes, Captian I understand. • Did Grandpa hear you?

16. Let’s practice. Click the sentence that uses capital letters correctly. I went with captain Lee to see dr. wade. i went with captain lee to see dr. Wade. I went with Captain Lee to see Dr. Wade.

17. Incorrect answer! Oops, try again.

18. Correct Answer Way to go!

19. Let’s try another I went with Mom to visit the grave of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. I went with mom to visit the grave of dr. Martin Luther King Jr. I went with mom to visit the grave of Dr. Martin Luther King jr.

20. Incorrect answer! Oops, try again.

21. Correct Answer Way to go!

22. Yet another rule for capitalization • Words in a title except articles, prepositions, and conjunctions need to be capitalized.

23. Examples: • The Call of the Wild • Never Back Down • Miracle on Ice • Shiloh • Where the Red Fern Grows

24. Let’s practice. Click the sentence that uses capital letters correctly. I read the book Mae Jemison and Her Dreams. I read the book Mae Jemison And Her Dreams. I read the book Mae Jemison and her Dreams.

25. Incorrect answer! Oops, try again.

26. Correct Answer Way to go!

27. Our last rule for capitalization • Always capitalize the pronoun I.

28. Examples: • He and I will go to the hockey game. • When am I going to the hockey game? • That is mine, I’m sure. • When will I get a new hockey stick?

29. Let’s practice. Click the sentence that uses capital letters correctly. When can i get my driver’s license, i’m ready? When can I get my driver’s license, I’m ready? When can I get my driver’s license, i’m ready?

30. Incorrect answer! Oops, try again.

31. Correct Answer Way to go!