Wednesday, November 13, 2019

Lesson 323 - Mechanics - Capitalization

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Capitalize the first word in every complete line of poetry.

Instructions: Capitalize each word that needs a capital letter.

1. "loveliest of trees, the cherry now
is hung with bloom along the bough,"

2. "roses are red.
violets are blue."

3. "under a spreading chestnut tree
the village smithy stands."

4. "once upon a midnight dreary, while I pondered, weak and weary,
over many a quaint and curious volume of forgotten lore--"

5. "jack and jill
went up the hill,
to fetch a pail of water;
jack fell down,
and broke his crown,
and jill came tumbling after."


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Answers:

1. Loveliest / Is

2. Roses / Violets

3. Under / The

4. Once / Over

5. Jack / Jill / Went / To / Jack / And / And / Jill



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Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Lesson 322 - Mechanics - Capitalization

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Capitalize the first word of every direct quotation. Example: He asked, "Can this wait until tomorrow?"

Instructions: Capitalize each word that needs a capital letter.

1. "meet me at the station in the morning," Alice said.

2. "yes," said Rob, "it was charles dickens who wrote david copperfield."

3. She said that she would help with the party if asked.

4. The clerk said, "you cannot use a personal check for the ride."

5. "i used to live here in 1960," said the man. "it has changed a lot since that time."


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Answers:

1. Meet

2. Yes/Charles Dickens/David Copperfield

3. (no capitals because it is an indirect quotation)

4. You

5. I/It



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Monday, November 11, 2019

Lesson 321 - Mechanics - Capitalization

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Capitalize the titles of books, newspapers, magazines, and all other kinds of literary works. Capitalize works of art, motion pictures, and musical compositions. Do not capitalize the articles (a, an, the), prepositions, or conjunctions unless they come first or last in these titles. Example: Death of a Salesman, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

Instructions: Capitalize each word that needs a capital letter.

1. My favorite book is a tale of two cities.

2. Have you ever heard the song "earth angel"?

3. Jeff's theme was entitled "among the stars."

4. We take two newspapers new utah and the deseret news.

5. national geographic and reader's digest are both interesting magazines.


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Answers:

1. A Tale of Two Cities

2. "Earth Angel"

3. "Among the Stars"

4. New Utah/Deseret News

5. National Geographic/Reader's Digest



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Saturday, November 9, 2019

Quiz for Lessons 316 - 320 - Mechanics - Capitalization

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Instructions: Capitalize each word that needs a capital letter.

1. The swedish angel was a modern hero.

2. Nowhere was anger laughing louder.

3. The required courses are math, english, science and world history I.

4. Popular ancient courses are greek, latin, and hebrew.

5. The president will address the house of representatives this afternoon.

6. The supreme court and federal banking commission are important government bodies.

7. capt. j. r. banner will meet with a. b. javits, esq. about the matter.

8. We will go at 8:00 a.m. or at 1:00 p.m.

9. Did Julius Caesar live in 25 b c. or a.d. 25?

10. mr. henry c. james, jr., and miss emily shepard were married by rev. frank black.


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Answers:

1. Swedish Angel (epithet)

2. Anger (personification)

3. English/World History I

4. Greek/Latin/Hebrew

5. President/House of Representatives

6. Supreme Court/Federal Banking Commission

7. Capt. J. R. Banner/A. B. Javits, Esq.

8. A.M./P.M.

9. B.C./A.D.

10. Mr. Henry C. James, Jr./Miss Emily Shepard/Rev. Frank Black



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Friday, November 8, 2019

Lesson 320 - Mechanics - Capitalization

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Capitalize epithets (a word or phrase accompanying or occurring in place of the name of a person or a thing). Example: the Lone-Star State Capitalize personifications (giving human attributes to inanimate objects). (Authors disregard this rule often.) Example: The Computer thought hard about the problem.

Instructions: Capitalize each word that needs a capital letter.

1. The lone-star state is texas.

2. florence nightengale is called the lady of the lamp.

3. The bears of colorado are being starved by nature.

4. The cruel hunger looked up from all the empty shelves.

5. In every face happiness smiled.


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Answers:

1. Lone-Star State (epithet)/Texas

2. Florence Nightengale/Lady of the Lamp (epithet)

3. Colorado/Nature (personification)

4. Hunger (personification)

5. Happiness (personification)



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Thursday, November 7, 2019

Lesson 319 - Mechanics - Capitalization

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Capitalize only school subjects that (a) come from the name of a country or a language, and (b) are actual titles of the course. Examples: French, English literature, typing, Typing II, history

Instructions: Capitalize each word that needs a capital letter.

1. I used to teach latin, history, and english.

2. In college I took algebra i and american history.

3. Mary loved her time in journalism and russian.

4. The hardest classes were geometry ii, psychology, and greek.

5. I didn't like chinese history or economics.


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Answers:

1. Latin/English

2. Algebra I/American history

3. Russian

4. Geometry II/Greek

5. Chinese history



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Wednesday, November 6, 2019

Lesson 318 - Mechanics - Capitalization

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Capitalize the official names of governmental officers, offices, and bodies. When referring to the President of the United States, always capitalize President, and capitalize names of other officers when used in place of specific individuals. Examples: He works for the State Department. The Secretary of State will visit here tomorrow. I am not guilty, Judge!

Instructions: Capitalize each word that needs a capital letter.

1. mr. speaker, i will yield to the senator from utah.

2. The attorney general and the president are meeting now.

3. He was a county judge after leaving the senate.

4. The secretary of agriculture is speaking to congress at noon.

5. It has been a pleasure to serve you, president.


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Answers:

1. Mr. Speaker/I/Senator/Utah

2. Attorney General/President

3. Senate

4. Secretary of Agriculture/Congress

5. President



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Tuesday, November 5, 2019

Lesson 317 - Mechanics - Capitalization

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Capitalize the abbreviations Jr., Sr., and Esq. following names; the abbreviations A.M., P.M., B.C., and A.D.; and abbreviations of academic degrees.

Instructions: Capitalize each word that needs a capital letter.

1. What happened in a.d. 1492?

2. Be here promptly at 9:45 a.m.

3. This is Kraig Jenson, m.d., my doctor.

4. John Jones, jr. is my neighbor.

5. At 2:00 p.m. richard wiget, sr. and c. elliott, esq. will be with us.


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Answers:

1. A.D.

2. A.M.

3. M.D.

4. Jr.

5. P.M./Richard Wiget, Sr./C. Elliott, Esq.



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Monday, November 4, 2019

Lesson 316 - Mechanics - Capitalization

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Capitalize titles preceding personal names, abbreviations of those titles used with proper names, initials, or titles when used alone in place of the name or person. Examples: Mr., Miss, Rev., Dr., W. C. Johanson, Captain

Instructions: Capitalize each word that needs a capital letter.

1. Have you met the rev. mr. ryan, mrs. hubbard, and dr. peterson?

2. This is supt. e. r. wing who was a captain during combat.

3. mr. and mrs. jones with miss smith will accompany you tomorrow.

4. Did you serve, colonel, in india?

5. I am to dine with cardinal corolucci tonight.


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Answers:

1. Rev. Mr. Ryan, Mrs. Hubbard, Dr. Peterson

2. Supt. E. R. Wing

3. Mr. and Mrs. Jones/Miss Smith

4. Colonel/India

5. Cardinal Corolucci



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Saturday, November 2, 2019

Quiz for Lessons 311 - 315 - Mechanics - Capitalization

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Instructions: Capitalize each word that needs a capital letter.

1. The industrial era was important to the development of america.

2. The national league is older than the american league as a baseball league.

3. He attended amity high school and the university of wisconsin.

4. I want to ride the zepher and the heber creeper.

5. The league of women voters will meet in the wiswell building.

6. Is the eiffel tower in paris, france?

7. The future farmers of america is an old organization.

8. I tried palmolive soap and crest toothpaste.

9. The hub for delta airlines is in utah.

10. The empire state building is taller than the chrysler building.


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Answers:

1. Industrial Era/America

2. National League/American League

3. Amity High School/University of Wisconsin

4. Zepher/Heber Creeper

5. League of Women Voters/Wiswell Building

6. Eiffel Tower/Paris/France

7. Future Farmers of America

8. Palmolive/Crest

9. Delta Airlines/Utah

10. Empire State Building/Chrysler Building



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Friday, November 1, 2019

Lesson 315 - Mechanics - Capitalization

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Capitalize holidays, special or famous events, historical periods or eras and famous documents.
Examples: Labor Day, Junior Prom, Stone Age, Magna Carta

Instructions: Capitalize each word that needs a capital letter.

1. Everyone should study the bill of rights.

2. Two christian holidays are easter and christmas.

3. Have you studied the middle ages yet?

4. the junior prom is always two months after homecoming.

5. Our constitution is used as a model by other countries.


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Answers:

1. Bill of Rights

2. Christian/Easter/Christmas

3. Middle Ages

4. The/Junior Prom/Homecoming

5. Constitution



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Thursday, October 31, 2019

Lesson 314 - Mechanics - Capitalization

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Capitalize a brand name but not the product. Example: Firestone tires, Bestyet hams, Arrow shirts

Instructions: Capitalize each word that needs a capital letter.

1. We buy chicken of the sea tuna.

2. Have you tried amway soap?

3. They no longer make plymouth vans.

4. I like all maxwell chocolates and candies.

5. There are many kinds of campbell soups.


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Answers:

1. Chicken of the Sea tuna

2. Amway soap

3. Plymouth vans

4. Maxwell chocolates

5. Campbell soups



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Wednesday, October 30, 2019

Lesson 313 - Mechanics - Capitalization

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Capitalize the names of organizations (business, school, professional, social). Examples: Audubon Society, Orem High School, Better Business Bureau, Lion's Club

Instructions: Capitalize each word that needs a capital letter.

1. I like to attend the metropolitan opera.

2. salt lake city is known for its ballet west.

3. i have never been to lone peak high school.

4. You should be a member of the national honor society.

5. Did he work for the ophir coal company?


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Answers:

1. Metropolitan Opera

2. Salt Lake City/Ballet West

3. I/Lone Peak High School

4. National Honor Society

5. Ophir Coal Company



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Tuesday, October 29, 2019

Lesson 312 - Mechanics - Capitalization

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Capitalize the specific name of buildings and other man-made structures, ships, trains, and planes. Examples: the White House, Mayflower, Amtrak, Concorde

Instructions: Capitalize each word that needs a capital letter.

1. One famous airplane is the spirit of st. louis.

2. The reading railroad and the shortline were trains found in atlantic city.

3. The empire state building used to be the tallest building in the united states.

4. The washington monument and the lincoln memorial are being renovated.

5. The nina, pinta, and the santa maria are ships known to all americans.


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Answers:

1. Spirit of St. Louis

2. Reading Railroad / Shortline / Atlantic City

3. Empire State Building / United States

4. Washington Monument / Lincoln Memorial

5. Nina / Pinta / Santa Maria / Americans



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