Capitalization Rules Worksheet

Before you practice using this worksheet, be sure to review the article on capitalization rules on our website.

Exercise A

Choose the answer with correct capitalization to describe each picture.

1.

a) My Friend Melanie works at First National Bank.
b) My friend Melanie works at First National bank.
c) my friend Melanie works at First National Bank.
d) My friend Melanie works at First National Bank.

2.

a) Is your Uncle sad because the Yankees lost the game?
b) Is your uncle sad because the Yankees lost the game?
c) Is your Uncle sad because the yankees lost the Game?
d) Is your uncle sad because the Yankees lost the Game?

3.

a) The Central Chicago Choir is singing a song called "Rejoice."
b) The central Chicago choir is singing a song called "Rejoice."
c) The Central Chicago choir is singing a song called "Rejoice."
d) The Central Chicago Choir is singing a song called "rejoice."

4.

a) Alyssa just finished reading a new book that professor Chamberlain recommended to her.
b) alyssa just finished reading a new book that Professor Chamberlain recommended to her.
c) Alyssa just finished reading a new book that Professor Chamberlain recommended to Her.
d) Alyssa just finished reading a new book that Professor Chamberlain recommended to her.

5.


a) Peter, Nora, and the Baby are fighting on the way to the Museum Of Natural History.
b) Peter, Nora, and the baby are fighting on the way to the Museum Of Natural History.
c) Peter, Nora, and the baby are fighting on the way to the Museum of Natural History.
d) Peter, Nora, and the baby are fighting on the way to the Museum of natural history.

6. 

a) Do you want to help Erica put the Star on top of the Christmas tree?
b) Do you want to help Erica put the star on top of the Christmas Tree?
c) Do you want to help Erica put the star on top of the Christmas tree?
d) Do you want to help Erica put the Star on top of the Christmas Tree?

7.

a) On Monday, Tim gave Ms. Terrence her sixth Apple.
b) On Monday, Tim gave ms. Terrence her sixth apple.
c) On Monday, Tim gave Ms. Terrence her sixth apple.
d) On monday, Tim gave Ms. Terrence her sixth apple.

8.

a) Look at Uncle Brad's wet Suit!
b) Look at Uncle Brad's wet suit!
c) look at Uncle Brad's wet suit!
d) Look at uncle Brad's wet suit!

9.

a) Florence bought those Things at Ericson's with her Mastercard.
b) Florence bought those things at Ericson's with her Mastercard.
c) Florence bought those things at ericson's with her Mastercard.
d) Florence bought those things at Ericson's with her mastercard.

10.

a) I think dad made pancakes!
b) I think Dad made Pancakes!
c) I think Dad made pancakes!
d) i think Dad made pancakes!

Exercise B

Match the sentences below with abbreviations with the sentences under the pictures to correctly describe them.

a) It was written by J.K. Rowling.
b) Both the FBI and the CIA are looking for him!
c) He is listening to a new CD he just bought.
d) She works at the WHO.
e) I need that sales information ASAP!
f) That is our VIP guest.
g) He works at NASA.
h) We prefer to stay at a small B&B.
i) This is the longest bicycle race in the USA.
j) He wants to play in the NBA someday.

1. 

The meeting is in five minutes! __________

2.

That cyclist must be very tired! __________

3.

This book is wonderful! __________

4.

Paul is a rocket scientist. __________

5.

Mickey loves music. __________

6.

Do you see that handsome man in the expensive suit? __________

7.

The bank robber stole a lot of money! __________

8.

Brett is very good at basketball. _________

9.

Lydia is a doctor. __________

10.

We do not really like to stay in fancy hotels. __________

Exercise C

The pictures below are the illustration on the cover of new books. Below each picture is the title of the book with no capital letters. Write the title of each book with correct capitalization.

1. 

the day the big bad wolf knocked on my door

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2.

what the cleaning lady knew

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3.

what to do when it starts to snow

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4.

where had my dad gone?

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5.

how to achieve your dreams and be successful

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6.

 

knowing where to look

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7.

what the good life is all about

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8.

the man from under the rock

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9.

the longest, coldest winter

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10.

our animals are our friends!

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