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Capitalization: First Words & 'I'— Let's Practice!

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Let Goopaw help you practice capitalizing first words and the pronoun "I".

Transcript Capitalization: First Words & 'I'— Let's Practice!

Goopaw says get ready to practice, "Capitalization: First Words and ." Capitalization is when we write a letter in its uppercase, or bigger, form. In kindergarten, we know that we need to capitalize the FIRST letter in a sentence and the letter I when we write about ourselves. Let's look at these next sentences and see which letters we need to capitalize! Here is the first... sentence. I sit up. Which letter do we need to capitalize? I because it is the firtletter in the sentence and we are talking about ourselves! Let's look at another... sentence. a jet can fly. Which letter do we need to capitalize? A because it is the first letter in the sentence. Here is the next sentence. let the dog run. Which letter do we need to capitalize? L because it is the first letter in the sentence. Now, try this sentence. Can I mix it? Which letter do we need to capitalize? I because we are writing about ourselves. The first letter in the sentence C is already capitalized. Here's the last sentence. The bag and I are wet. Which letters do we need to capitalize? T because it is the first letter in the sentence and I because we are talking about ourselves too! See you next time!

Capitalization: First Words & 'I'— Let's Practice! exercise

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  • Help Goopaw capitalize the letters.

    Hints

    Capitalization is when you write a letter in its uppercase or bigger form.

    You capitalize the first letter of the sentence and when you are talking about yourself.

    Solution
    • The cat ran fast.
    • Can I play with you?
    • I want a dog.
    • Do you like cake?
  • Which letter is it?

    Hints

    Capitalization is when you write a letter in its uppercase or bigger form.

    Here are examples of uppercase or capital letters in words:

    • I
    • The

    Solution
    • Can I read a book?
    • The bird flew high.
    • Can we go to the store?
    • Let the dog play.
  • Complete the sentences.

    Hints

    Capitalization is when you write a letter in its uppercase or bigger form.

    Here are examples of uppercase or capital letters used in words:

    • The girl ran fast.
    • He is hungry.

    Solution
    • Am I late?
    • I can run fast.
    • Can I eat a snack?
  • Uppercase and lowercase challenge.

    Hints

    Capitalization is when you write a letter in its uppercase or bigger form.

    Here are examples of capital letters:

    • M
    • K
    Here are examples of lowercase letters:
    • i
    • b

    Solution

    Lowercase letters in uppercase form or capitalised:

    • X
    • B
    • M
    • D
    Uppercase or capital letters in lowercase form:
    • g
    • f
    • a
    • e

  • Find the capital letters.

    Hints

    Capitalization is when you write a letter in its uppercase or bigger form.

    Here are examples of uppercase or capital letters:

    • I
    • F

    Solution

    Capital letters:

    • A
    • R
    • D
    • E
    • P
    • G
    • B

  • More sentences.

    Hints

    Make sure to spell each word correctly as shown in the sentence above.

    Capitalization is when you write a letter in its uppercase or bigger form.

    Here is an example of an incorrect sentence:

    • i like snow.
    Let's write that using correct capitalization:

    • I like snow.
    Here is an example of a correct sentence:

    • He is cold.
    Let's write that the same way to practice using capitalization:

    • He is cold.
    Solution
    • Can I go to the park?
    • I picked a flower.
    • He is nice.
    • You are happy.