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.

I have crossed the Missouri River.

2. Did you attend mountain view high school?

Did you attend Mountain View High School?

3. the three boys joined the boy scouts.

The three boys joined the Boy Scouts.

4. aunt alice will be coming from africa.

Aunt Alice will be coming from Africa.

5. The magazine people is read by many people.

The magazine People is read by many people.

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