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C apitalization: The First Letter (of)
Lesson 5-36
Prompt:Capitalize the first word of a sentence or a sentence fragment used as a sentence: "Are you going to the game? Of course!" Capitalize the first word of a sentence contained within parentheses: "The trip was a disaster. (We will never travel again.)" Do not capitalize a parenthetical sentence occurring within a sentence: "Eating our way across Europe (the German food was best) we found to be very reasonable in price."
Directions:The sentences below either show errors in capitalization or are correct as shown. Click to select the word or words you feel should be correctly capitalized but are not capitalized, or select "(correct as is)" at the end of each sentence.
1.is the coffee ready? (correct as is)
2.you bet! (correct as is)
3.my breakfast drink (hot chocolate is best) helps me wake up. (correct as is)
4.when getting up for school, his lack of organization usually made him late for breakfast. (correct as is)
5.my favorite program is just starting. (correct as is)
6.new year's resolutions are helpful but difficult. (correct as is)
7.too much TV (sitcoms are included) interfere with my school studies. (correct as is)
8.can I help? Please do! (correct as is)
9.Self improvement is my goal. (correct as is)
10.exercise is necessary. (correct as is)
11.Our pets are part of our family. (correct as is)
12.his protesting started every school day. (correct as is)
13.we love the great outdoors. (correct as is)
14.open prairie land in Wyoming (who could ever forget) became our home on the range. (correct as is)
15.a road trip across the states (we like Colorado) is our favorite vacation. (correct as is)
16.the tour guide educated us as we toured the national park. (he was entertaining.) (correct as is)
17.do you watch college football? (correct as is)
18.May I be excused from the trip? (correct as is)
19.have a nice day. thank you. (correct as is)
20.breakfast is my favorite meal. (correct as is)