Special Titles Grammar Skill First Grade Unit 2 Week 3 Created by Kristi Waltke
Some nouns name a special person, place, thing, or animal. These nouns are called proper nouns, and they begin with a capital letter. Tennessee Sam New York City
People often have special titles that show respect for who they are or for the work they do. When a person’s special title is written with their name, use a capital letter at the beginning of the special title. Let’s look at some special titles. Officer Smith Mr. Vance Dr. Darby Principal Forgety Mrs. Ingle
When you write, it sounds better to use people’s names and special titles. The officer helped me. Officer Smith helped me.
P principal Vick read my story. Which word is a special title?
M I got a high five from mr. Dodson. Which word is a special title?
M mrs. Loveday said I was a great reader. Which word is a special title?
O I saw officer Brown’s badge. Which word is a special title?
M D mrs. Hayes took me to dr. Parker. Which two words are special titles?
Now it’s your turn to write. Pick a person with a special title. Write a story about that person. Use capital letters! Mr. ____ Dr. ____ Miss ____ Officer _____