When do you use a capital letter?
- A sentence always begins with a capital letter.
- A proper noun, like a person's name, begins with a capital
- A proper noun, like a place, begins with a capital letter.
- Proper nouns, which are SPECIAL names, begin with a capital
letter. (Christmas, Easter, June, Monday etc.)
Here is the alphabet, copy it and write the correct capital letter
a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z
Copy these sentences into your books. Make sure you put in the
capital letters I have missed out.
- come in and eat your supper.
- can we go out to play?
- nobody laughed at my joke.
- please shut the door behind you.
- do you have to be so loud?
Now you need to look at the sentences for different nouns. I
have forgotten all the capital letters. Copy and correct the sentences.
- are you going to alsager on sunday?
- have you got the time ben?
- spain and italy are both countries.
- what are you getting for christmas tom?
- mrs smith laughed at carl.
- paris is the capital of france.
- where are jim and bob going?
- the river thames is in london.
Challenge: Make a list of things you can see in your class
that need a capital letter at the beginning when you write them
down. Use a dictionary if you are unsure of the spelling.