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Capitalization Practice worksheet: Capitalization Rule 4

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Capitalization Practice worksheet: Capitalization Rule 4

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Capitalization Practice worksheet: Capitalization Rule 4

This capitalization practice worksheet is designed for 6-12 years of children to practice advanced rules of capitalization. It is based on rule #4 ie capitalization of names of cities, states, countries, nationalities, and languages.

When children learn to read and write, it is important for them to understand which words to capitalize and why. It helps them to understand and interpret the sentences better. With the help of capitalization and punctuation marks, the whole meaning of sentences changes.

What is Capitalization?

Capitalization is the writing of a word with its first letter in uppercase and the remaining letters in lowercase. It has 7 rules to follow. Let us learn about capitalization Rule 4.

 Rule # 4

The fourth rule of capitalization states that names of cities, countries, nationalities and languages follow the capitalization rule.

 For example:

  • Sanskrit is the mother of many languages, including English
  • His mother is Indian, and his father is American.
  • The capital of India is Delhi.

Here, Sanskrit and English are languages whereas Indian and American are nationalities. As per rule #4 of capitalization; they begin with a capital letter. India and Delhi are names of countries and cities therefore they also follow capitalization rule #4

This capitalization worksheet will help the child to practice correcting sentences based on rule 4 of capitalization.

 

How to practice the capitalization practice Worksheet?

A sentence begins with a capital letter (rule #1). And, the names of cities, countries, nationalities, and languages should also be capitalized (rule #4)

For example–martha lives in Linton.

Correct answer –Martha lives in London.

 

For example–samantha can speak english and spanish.

Correct answer–Samantha can speak English and Spanish.

When the children would write the complete sentence in the correct format, it would be easier for them to comprehend the capitalization rule.

Download and practice the worksheet while watching the capitalization rules video to better understand the concept of Capitalization–Rule 1.

 

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