Common Core: 1st Grade English Language Arts : Capitalize Dates and Names of People: CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.L.1.2.A

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Example Question #1 : Capitalize Dates And Names Of People: Ccss.Ela Literacy.L.1.2.A

Select the word that should always be capitalized.

Possible Answers:

run

september 

dog

bark

Correct answer:

september 

Explanation:

Of our answer choices, "September" should be capitalized because it's a month and months are always capitalized. "Dog", "bark", and "run" would only need to be capitalized if they were at the beginning of a sentence. 

Example Question #2 : Capitalize Dates And Names Of People: Ccss.Ela Literacy.L.1.2.A

Select the word that should always be capitalized. 

Possible Answers:

toy

eric

cat

blanket

Correct answer:

eric

Explanation:

Of our answer choices, "Eric" should be capitalized because it's a name and names are always capitalized. "Cat", "blanket", and "toy" would only need to be capitalized if they were at the beginning of a sentence. 

Example Question #3 : Capitalize Dates And Names Of People: Ccss.Ela Literacy.L.1.2.A

Select the word that should always be capitalized.

Possible Answers:

happy

cat

december 

jump

Correct answer:

december 

Explanation:

Of our answer choices, "December" should be capitalized because it's a month and months are always capitalized. "Happy", "cat", and "jump" would only need to be capitalized if they were at the beginning of a sentence. 

Example Question #4 : Capitalize Dates And Names Of People: Ccss.Ela Literacy.L.1.2.A

Select the word that should always be capitalized. 

Possible Answers:

grass

flag

car

sarah

Correct answer:

sarah

Explanation:

Of our answer choices, "Sarah" should be capitalized because it's a name and names are always capitalized. "Flag", "grass", and "car" would only need to be capitalized if they were at the beginning of a sentence. 

Example Question #5 : Capitalize Dates And Names Of People: Ccss.Ela Literacy.L.1.2.A

Select the word that should always be capitalized.

Possible Answers:

may

kite

me

hat

Correct answer:

may

Explanation:

"May" is a month, and months should always be capitalized. The other words would only need to be capitalized if they were the first word of a sentence. 

Example Question #6 : Capitalize Dates And Names Of People: Ccss.Ela Literacy.L.1.2.A

Select the word that should always be capitalized.

Possible Answers:

january

golf

bed

bag

Correct answer:

january

Explanation:

"January" is a month, and months should always be capitalized. The other words would only need to be capitalized if they were the first word of a sentence. 

Example Question #1 : Capitalization, Punctuation, And Spelling: Ccss.Ela Literacy.L.1.2

Select the word that should always be capitalized.

Possible Answers:

april

run

pen

cat

Correct answer:

april

Explanation:

"April" is a month, and months should always be capitalized. The other words would only need to be capitalized if they were the first word of a sentence. 

Example Question #8 : Capitalize Dates And Names Of People: Ccss.Ela Literacy.L.1.2.A

Select the word that should always be capitalized.

Possible Answers:

Brian

them

you

me

Correct answer:

Brian

Explanation:

Of our answer choices, "Brian" should be capitalized because it's a name and names are always capitalized.  The other words would only need to be capitalized if they were the first word of a sentence. 

Example Question #9 : Capitalize Dates And Names Of People: Ccss.Ela Literacy.L.1.2.A

Select the word that should always be capitalized.

Possible Answers:

ball

jump

run

Tom

Correct answer:

Tom

Explanation:

Of our answer choices, "Tom" should be capitalized because it's a name and names are always capitalized.  The other words would only need to be capitalized if they were the first word of a sentence. 

Example Question #10 : Capitalize Dates And Names Of People: Ccss.Ela Literacy.L.1.2.A

Select the word that should always be capitalized.

Possible Answers:

Tim

red

book

blue

Correct answer:

Tim

Explanation:

Of our answer choices, "Tim" should be capitalized because it's a name and names are always capitalized.  The other words would only need to be capitalized if they were the first word of a sentence. 

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