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CAPITALIZATION

CAPITALIZATION

Description:

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.

In this learning packet we will examine rules of capitalization and common errors.We will look at when to capitalize proper nouns and which words are capitalized in titles and headings.

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Tutorial

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