Capitalization of Proper Nouns

Capitalization of Proper Nouns

Author: Kimberly Sombke

Discuss the rules for capitalization of proper nouns and words derived from proper nouns. Go over common errors, such as capitalizing seasons and school subjects

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Capitalizing Proper Nouns

Rules of capitalizing proper nouns discussed with examples and common errors illustrated.

Source: Kimberly Sombke