Lesson 306 – Mechanics – Capitalization

Capitalize the days of the week, the months of the year, but do not capitalize the seasons. Example: Monday, March, summer
Instructions: Capitalize each word that needs a capital letter.
1. monday, may 1st was an important day.
2. we need more rain in the spring of the year.
3. I like december and the summer best.
4. The class will be thursday, friday, and saturday.
5. Will you come next tuesday and tell us about preparations for winter?
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Answers:
1. Monday/May
2. We
3. December
4. Thursday/Friday/Saturday
5. Tuesday

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Quiz for Lessons 301 – 305 – Mechanics – Capitalization

Instructions: Capitalize each word that needs a capital letter.
1. Where were jack and jill going?
2. i wish i could go to arizona with my dad.
3. My uncle jim was visiting with paul in idaho.
4. I just returned from parsippany, new jersey.
5. The constitution should be studied more in school.
6. the navaho indians live in interesting buildings.
7. Did you attend provo high?
8. Ann lives in canada.
9. we will be visiting the first baptist church.
10. my nationality is swedish.
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Answers:
1. Jack / Jill
2. I / I / Arizona
3. Uncle Jim / Paul / Idaho
4. Parsippany / New Jersey
5. Constitution
6. The / Navaho Indians
7. Provo High
8. Canada
9. We / First Baptist Church
10. My / Swedish

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Lesson 305 – Mechanics – Capitalization

Capitalize a common noun when it is part of a proper noun. Examples: river – Jordan River, uncle – Uncle Al, street – Main Street
Instructions: Capitalize each word that needs a capital letter.
1. i have crossed the missouri river.
2. Did you attend mountain view high school?
3. the three boys joined the boy scouts.
4. aunt alice will be coming from africa.
5. The magazine people is read by many people.
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Answers:
1. I / Missouri River
2. Mountain View High School
3. The (at beginning of sentence) / Boy Scouts
4. Aunt Alice / Africa
5. People (the first one)

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Lesson 304 – Mechanics – Capitalization

Capitalize proper nouns. A proper noun names a particular person, place, or thing. Examples: girl – Rebecca, city – Orem, newspaper – Deseret News
Instructions: Capitalize each word that needs a capital letter.
1. Should you and i go with sam?
2. The magna carta is an important document.
3. the first war in my lifetime was world war II.
4. I live in lindon, utah.
5. Have you and john visited england?
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Answers:
1. I / Sam
2. Magna Carta
3. The / World War II
4. Lindon / Utah
5. John / England

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Lesson 303 – Mechanics – Capitalization

Capitalize words such as Mother, Father, Grandmother, Grandfather, Son, Daughter, and Sis when they are used in place of the person’s name. Do not capitalize them when they follow possessive pronouns such as my, your, his, her, our, or your.
Examples: I will ask Father. I will ask my father.
Instructions: Capitalize each word that needs a capital letter.
1. my father will return next week.
2. Oh, mom, you don’t understand me.
3. Tomorrow grandmother leaves for Florida.
4. Did sis want to go with us?
5. Today mother and i will finish the painting.
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Answers:
1. My
2. Mom
3. Grandmother
4. Sis
5. Mother/I

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Allied: Prepositions

I. Watch the movie segment and fill in the blanks with the correct preposition, according to the segment.
1. The soldier fell __________ (in / on / at) the sand of countless dunes. He started walking _________   (in / on / at) the desert.
2. The desert is  ___________ (in/ at / on) Morocco and the passage happened _______ (in/ on / at) 1943.
3. He was wearing a scarf __________ (under / around/ over) his head. He finally found a sandy road and started walking ______ (on / at/ back) it.
4. There were many documents ______ (in/ on / at) his suitcase. There were two machine guns ___________ (in/ on / at) a compartment _________ (under/ behind/ by) his personal belongings.
5. There was a wedding ring ____ (in/ around / at) a small blue box.
Answer key:
1. on – in
2. in – in
3. around – on
4. in – in – under
5 – in


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Lesson 302 – Mechanics – Capitalization

Capitalize the word I, either alone or in a contraction. Examples : Do I get to go? I said that I’m here.
Instructions: Capitalize each word that needs a capital letter.
1. i must ask my mother.
2. you and i get to see the movie.
3. Try it as i’ve done.
4. Yesterday i’d have sent it.
5. i’ll be there soon.
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Answers:
1. I
2. You/I
3. I’ve
4. I’d
5. I’ll

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