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Capitals

Acronyms & Initials

By Linda Buckmaster


Go back in time what do you remember about using capitals
Go back in time, what do you remember about using capitals?


Capitals acronyms initials
CapitalsAcronyms & Initials

  • Today we are reviewing capitals

  • What canyou remember about using capitals?


Capital letters are used for
Capital letters are used for:

  • The first letter of the first word of a sentence.

  • A proper noun.

  • The first spoken word in direct speech.

  • The word ‘I’ when used on its own.

  • Acronyms and initials


teacher

James Bond

Sherlock Holmes

Robin Hood

children


When do we use capital letters
When do we use capital letters?

My teacher is very intelligent.

I was tired, so I went to bed.

The Dr Who series was filmed in Wales for the BBC.

Divali begins on Thursday.


An acronym is a word formed from the initials or other parts of several words.

AA - Automobile Association

BA – British Airways


Acronyms

SITCOM: of several words.

Single Income Two Children Oppressive Mortgage

Acronyms


ATM – Automated Teller Machine of several words.

PIN - Personal Identification Number


Tweets of several words.


t of several words. errific

teacher

teacher

energetic

able

cheerful

hardworking

enthusiastic

remarkable


Miss marks the examiner

Capitals are used for names of people, places, dates, brand names, postcodes and titles: Mr David Cameron, London, August, Pepsi, The Bible,

Dr Who, KT1 4BX

Mistakes to avoid ......

All sentences begin with a capital letter.

Think about them when you write, and check your work to make sure they’re all there.

Miss Marks The Examiner

Assessment criteria:

Use punctuation correctly, eg capital letters , question, exclamation marks and full stops. Ws/3.4


C an you remember write three things about using capitals
C names, postcodes and titles: an you remember?Write three things about using capitals.


Write names, postcodes and titles: down the meaning of the TARDIS

The first person to give a correct answer will

win a merit!


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