Published on June 19, 2007
Capitalization Part 2: Capitalization Part 2 Day 6: Day 6 Capitalize the names of historical events and periods. Ex: Revolutionary War the Holocaust Battle of the Bulge Age of Reason Slide3: Capitalize Special Events. Super Bowl Special Olympics Slide4: Capitalize calendar items and holidays Monday February Valentine’s Day Do not capitalize the name of a season unless it is part of a proper name. The winter holidays The Atlanta Summer Music Fest Choose the correct sentence: Choose the correct sentence A. On New Year’s day, many people watch football. B. On New Year’s Day, many people watch football. A. The Pittsburg Pirates won this year’s super bowl. B. The Pittsburg Pirates won this year’s Super Bowl. Answers for Day 6: Answers for Day 6 B. On New Year’s Day, many people watch football. B. The Pittsburg Pirates won this year’s Super Bowl. Day 7: Day 7 Titles: Capitalize the first word, the last word, and all important words in titles and subtitles. Slide8: What are the unimportant words? Articles ( a, an, the) Coordinating conjunctions ('fanboys' for, and, nor, but, or, yet, so) Prepositions of fewer than five letters (such as: by, for, on , with) Book Titles: Book Titles Charlie Bone and the Time Twister The Face on the Milk Carton Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants Chapters and Other Parts of Books: Chapters and Other Parts of Books Chapter 1: The Circulatory System Chapter 35: The War Begins Prologue Magazines and Newspapers: Magazines and Newspapers Seventeen Sports Illustrated The Wall Street Journal The Atlanta Journal and Constitution Macon Telegraph Practice : Practice A. Harry Potter and The Chamber of Secrets B. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets C. Harry Potter and the Chamber Of Secrets A. the Complete Poems of Shel Silverstein B. The Complete Poems Of Shel Silverstein C. The Complete Poems of Shel Silverstein Answers for Day 7: Answers for Day 7 A. Harry Potter and The Chamber of Secrets C. The Complete Poems of Shel Silverstein Day 8: Song Titles : Day 8: Song Titles 'America the Beautiful' 'Don’t Forget About Us' 'Boulevard of Broken Dreams' 'Dirty Little Secret' Movies and Videos: Movies and Videos 'It’s a Wonderful Life' 'Star Wars: The Revenge of the Sith' 'Friday Night Lights' Computer and Video Games: Computer and Video Games The Sims Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas Need for Speed Most Wanted Slide17: Television Shows: American Idol Lost The Real World The King of Queens Practice: Day 8: Practice: Day 8 Tell us your favorite song! Make a list of your class’s 'Top 5'. Post it outside your classroom door.