Common Core: 1st Grade English Language Arts : Capitalize Dates and Names of People: CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.L.1.2.A

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Example Question #1 : Capitalization, Punctuation, And Spelling: Ccss.Ela Literacy.L.1.2

Select the word that should always be capitalized.

Possible Answers:

run

september 

bark

dog

Correct answer:

september 

Explanation:

Of our answer choices, "September" should be capitalized because it's a month and months are always capitalized. "Dog", "bark", and "run" would only need to be capitalized if they were at the beginning of a sentence. 

Example Question #2 : Capitalization, Punctuation, And Spelling: Ccss.Ela Literacy.L.1.2

Select the word that should always be capitalized. 

Possible Answers:

cat

blanket

eric

toy

Correct answer:

eric

Explanation:

Of our answer choices, "Eric" should be capitalized because it's a name and names are always capitalized. "Cat", "blanket", and "toy" would only need to be capitalized if they were at the beginning of a sentence. 

Example Question #3 : Capitalization, Punctuation, And Spelling: Ccss.Ela Literacy.L.1.2

Select the word that should always be capitalized.

Possible Answers:

happy

december 

cat

jump

Correct answer:

december 

Explanation:

Of our answer choices, "December" should be capitalized because it's a month and months are always capitalized. "Happy", "cat", and "jump" would only need to be capitalized if they were at the beginning of a sentence. 

Example Question #4 : Capitalization, Punctuation, And Spelling: Ccss.Ela Literacy.L.1.2

Select the word that should always be capitalized. 

Possible Answers:

grass

car

flag

sarah

Correct answer:

sarah

Explanation:

Of our answer choices, "Sarah" should be capitalized because it's a name and names are always capitalized. "Flag", "grass", and "car" would only need to be capitalized if they were at the beginning of a sentence. 

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