Common Core: 1st Grade English Language Arts : Capitalization, Punctuation, and Spelling: CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.L.1.2

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Example Question #1 : Capitalize Dates And Names Of People: Ccss.Ela Literacy.L.1.2.A

Select the word that should always be capitalized.

Possible Answers:

bark

september 

run

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

Select the word that should always be capitalized. 

Possible Answers:

cat

toy

blanket

eric

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

Select the word that should always be capitalized.

Possible Answers:

december 

cat

jump

happy

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 #1 : Capitalize Dates And Names Of People: Ccss.Ela Literacy.L.1.2.A

Select the word that should always be capitalized. 

Possible Answers:

flag

grass

sarah

car

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. 

Example Question #1 : Use End Punctuation For Sentences: Ccss.Ela Literacy.L.1.2.B

Select the correct punctuation to end the sentence below:

Can I have ice cream

Possible Answers:

.

!

,

?

Correct answer:

?

Explanation:

The sentence from the question is a question sentence. All questions ends with a question mark "?"

Can I have ice cream?

Example Question #6 : Capitalization, Punctuation, And Spelling: Ccss.Ela Literacy.L.1.2

Select the correct punctuation to end the sentence below:

Yesterday I walked to school

Possible Answers:

,

;

.

?

Correct answer:

.

Explanation:

The sentence from the question is a complete sentence. Unless the sentence is  question, all complete sentences end with a period "." 

Example Question #1 : Use Commas In Dates And Series: Ccss.Ela Literacy.L.1.2.C

For the sentence below, where should a comma be placed? 

Sarah's birthday is January 9 1989. 

Possible Answers:

After the 9

After the word January

After the word Sarah

After the word birthday

Correct answer:

After the 9

Explanation:

When writing a date, a comma will always go between the day and the year. In this case, the comma goes between the 9 and the 1989. 

Sarah's birthday is January 9, 1989.

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

For the sentence below, where should a comma be placed? 

Today's date is June 15 2016. 

Possible Answers:

After the 15

After the word June

After the word date

After the 2016

Correct answer:

After the 15

Explanation:

When writing a date, a comma will always go between the day and the year. In this case, the comma goes between the 15 and the 2016. 

Today's date is June 15, 2016. 

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

Select the sentence that has the correct punctuation. 

Possible Answers:

I went to the store to get chips candy and soda 

I went to the store to get chips, candy, and soda. 

I went to the store to get chips, candy, and soda 

I went to the store to get chips candy and soda. 

Correct answer:

I went to the store to get chips, candy, and soda. 

Explanation:

A sentence needs to end with some form of punctuation, either a period, question mark, or exclamation mark. The two choices that don't end with a punctuation mark are not correct. Also, each sentence contains a list of items, "chips, candy, and soda". When we have a list of three or more items, a comma needs to go between the items in a list. 

The correct answer is, "I went to the store to get chips, candy, and soda."

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

Select the word that is spelled correctly. 

Possible Answers:

eght 

bake

sead 

raod 

Correct answer:

bake

Explanation:

The word that is spelled correctly is "bake". The incorrectly spelled words and the corrections are as follows:

raod  road  

eght  eight  

sead  seed 

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