Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Lesson 309 - Mechanics - Capitalization

Capitalize names of countries, nationalities, races, languages, and adjectives derived from them. Examples: Germany, Swedes, Indians, French, English countryside

Instructions: Capitalize each word that needs a capital letter.

1. The germans destroyed some of the english landscape during the war.

2. The french wines are famous in the united states and mexico.

3. Most blacks in the United States prefer the term african-american, and many orientals prefer to be called asian.

4. many japanese customs are strange to us.

5. The finns and the russians live across the sea from each other.


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Answers:

1. Germans/English

2. French/United States/ Mexico

3. Blacks/African-Americans/Orientals/Asian

4. Many/Japanese

5. Finns/Russians

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Tuesday, November 21, 2017

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Monday, November 20, 2017

Lesson 307 - Mechanics - Capitalization

Capitalize North, South, East, West, and words such as Northwest when they indicate a section of the world or country. Do not capitalize them when they indicate a direction.

Instructions: Capitalize each word that needs a capital letter.

1. I used to live in the northwest.

2. go north a mile and then turn east for two miles.

3. The west is burning up this year.

4. The Navahos of the southwest make beautiful blankets.

5. The north is cold, but if you travel south, the weather becomes warmer.


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Answers:

1. Northwest

2. Go

3. West

4. Southwest

5. North

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Sunday, November 19, 2017

Lesson 306 - Mechanics - Capitalization

Capitalize the days of the week, the months of the year, but do not capitalize the seasons. Example: Monday, March, summer

Instructions: Capitalize each word that needs a capital letter.

1. monday, may 1st was an important day.

2. we need more rain in the spring of the year.

3. I like december and the summer best.

4. The class will be thursday, friday, and saturday.

5. Will you come next tuesday and tell us about preparations for winter?


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Answers:

1. Monday/May

2. We

3. December

4. Thursday/Friday/Saturday

5. Tuesday

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Friday, November 17, 2017

Quiz for Lessons 301 - 305 - Mechanics - Capitalization

Instructions: Capitalize each word that needs a capital letter.

1. Where were jack and jill going?

2. i wish i could go to arizona with my dad.

3. My uncle jim was visiting with paul in idaho.

4. I just returned from parsippany, new jersey.

5. The constitution should be studied more in school.

6. the navaho indians live in interesting buildings.

7. Did you attend provo high?

8. Ann lives in canada.

9. we will be visiting the first baptist church.

10. my nationality is swedish.


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Answers:

1. Jack / Jill

2. I / I / Arizona

3. Uncle Jim / Paul / Idaho

4. Parsippany / New Jersey

5. Constitution

6. The / Navaho Indians

7. Provo High

8. Canada

9. We / First Baptist Church

10. My / Swedish

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