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Capitals Acronyms & Initials By Linda Buckmaster. Go back in time, what do you remember about using capitals?. Capitals Acronyms & Initials. Today we are reviewing capitals What can you remember about using capitals?. Capital letters are used for:.

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Capitals

Acronyms & Initials

By Linda Buckmaster

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
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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.

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

AA - Automobile Association

BA – British Airways

acronyms
SITCOM:

Single Income Two Children Oppressive Mortgage

Acronyms
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ATM – Automated Teller Machine

PIN - Personal Identification Number

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terrific

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

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Write down the meaning of the TARDIS

The first person to give a correct answer will

win a merit!

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