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Capitalization of Proper Noun Things and Products

Capitalizing Named Things and Products

Capitalizing Proper Noun Things and Products

Capitalization of Proper Noun Things and Products                           

Play the quick video lesson HERE and click the upper left back arrow to return to this lesson.

Common Core Language Standard 2

Usually we like to avoid general words like thing in our written and spoken communication. But what about the definition of a proper noun as a named person, place, or thing? This catch-all term covers everything for a proper noun that a person or place does not. So, English-language arts teachers will have to admit that the word thing can sometimes be useful.

Today’s mechanics lesson is on capitalizing proper noun things and products.

Now let’s read the mechanics lesson and study the examples.

Capitalize named things and products. Don’t capitalize words representing these parts of speech when found in the middle of named things and products:

  • Articles (a, an, the) Example: Two a Day Vitamins
  • Conjunctions Example: World History and Geography
  • Prepositions Example: Race for Life

Now circle or highlight what is right and revise what is wrong according to mechanics lesson.

Practice: Two Kites In The Sky has got to be the most popular play to hit town in recent years.

Let’s check the Practice Answers.

Mechanics Practice Answers: Two Kites in the Sky has got to be the most popular play to hit town in recent years.

Now let’s apply what we have learned.

Writing Application: Write your own sentence with a named product or products including a conjunction.


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