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CAPITALIZATION

CAPITALIZATION

 
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Objective:

In this learning packet we will:

1. Introduce standard rules of capitalization and common errors.

2. Explain when to capitalize proper nouns.

3. Explain what words to capitalize in titles or headings.

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Capitalization

A Power Point presentation on capitalization.

Source: Grammar Girl Presents the Ultimate Writing Guide for Students by Mignon Fogarty

Abbreviations and Capitalization

1. Capitalize abbreviations for titles and end the abbreviation with a period.

Example:

Mrs. Frankel

Dr. Quinn

Rev. Jones

2. Capitalize the two letter state abbreviations in the United States.

Example:

Minnesota-MN

Arizona-AZ

3. Capitalize geographic abbreviations when they are part of the name.

Example:

Mt. Everest

Source: English Grammar for Dummies by Geraldine Woods

A Message from Captain Capitalization

A short animated version of the corrected written text using capital letters in the right place.

Source: Written by Judi-Anne Ali-Sinner Annimation by Michael Sinner Animation done in Anime Studio Debut 7-Create Your Own Cartoon and Animations

A Message from Captain Capitalization !

Use the information you just learned correct the errors in this statement made by our not so bright Superhero-Captain Capitalization.

as you all know i am captain capitalization. i try to protect the public of the united states of America from making too many grammatical errors. i think i could use some help . on Monday, I forgot it was labor day so I went to work at the grammar error lab. it was a good thing i went because a little girl needed my help with her book report on harry potter.

Correct Version

As you all know I am Captain Capitalization. I try to protect the public of The United States of America from making too many grammatical errors. I think I could use some help. On Monday, I forgot it was Labor day so I went to work at the Grammar Error Lab. It was a good thing I went because a little girl needed my help with her book report on Harry Potter.

Source: by Judi-Anne Ali-Sinner

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