Daily Grammar

Lesson 311

Mechanics - Capitalization

Do not capitalize prepositions, conjunctions or the articles (a, an, the) that come within a proper noun.

Example: University of Utah, Smith and Sons

Instructions: Capitalize each word that needs a capital letter.

1. The university of california is found in many different cities in california.

The University of California is found in many different cities in California.

2. The battle of the bulge was an important battle.

The Battle of the Bulge was an important battle.

3. The gulf of mexico is found south of texas.

The Gulf of Mexico is found south of Texas.

4. One period of history is called the dark ages.

One period of history is called the Dark Ages.

5. The cape of good hope is near africa.

The Cape of Good Hope is near Africa.

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