When writing it is important to capitalize certain words. To be able to do this you must know when and where to put capital letters. Here are some rules that will tell you all you need to know about capitalization.
1) Capitalize first, last, and middle names of people, languages, races, nationalities, and religions.
2) Capitalize important words that are in titles of historical events, documents, and periods of time.
3) Capitalize the abbreviations of titles, organizations, and states.
4) Capitalize all important words in the titles of organizations.
5) Capitalize the the titles of a course but not a subject.
Example: A) My best subject is math.
6) Capitalize the first words in each sentence. You should also capitalize the first word in direct quotes, but not indirect quotes.
B) My best class is Algebra 1.
Example: Then he said "You should go study." "But," said the child "it's only Saturday!"
7) Capitalize words that show a particular section of the country.
Example: A) The Southern Coast is beautiful.
B) I live in the South.
8) Capitalize words that are used as names. Sometimes certain words are used as names.
Example: A) Are you going to the store Mom?
9) Capitalize the names of week days, months, and holidays. It is important though, that you do not capitalize the names of seasons.
B) How are you Mom?
C) My mom is fine.
10) You should capitalize the names of businesses. You should also capitalize the names of their products.
11) You need to capitalize titles that are used as names, such as Mayor Glenda Hood and Vice-President Al Gore.
12) Capitalize the first, and last words in the titles of written works, along with all other important words in the title.
These rules should help you when writing.
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