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Capitalization for Beginners - Worksheet

Teach Starter Publishing
Google Slide, PDF | 2 pages | Grades: K - 2

Practice capitalizing the first letter of sentences and proper nouns with this 1-page worksheet.

In this worksheet, students will review 10 sentences, cross out all the words with missing capital letters and write them correctly above each word. An answer key is provided with this download for easy grading. 

Capitalization Practice Worksheet: Scaffolding and Extension Tips 

In addition to individual student work time, use this capitalization rules worksheet as a:

  • Scoot activity (cut out each question and tape around the room)
  • Post-lesson exit ticket 
  • Homework assignment
  • Whole-class review (via smartboard)

Got fast finishers? Students who need a challenge can add another word to the sentence that needs to be capitalized. 

Help students who need extra support by referring them to an anchor chart or poster that highlights the rules for capitalization. 

A Variety of Ways to Prepare This Resource

Because this resource includes an answer sheet, we recommend you print one copy of the entire file. Then, make photocopies of the blank worksheet for students to complete.  

You can also turn this teaching resource into a sustainable activity! Print a few copies on cardstock and slip them into dry-erase sleeves. Students can record their answers with a dry-erase marker, then erase and reuse. 

Additionally, project the worksheet onto a screen and work through it as a class by having students record their answers in their notebooks.

Before You Download

Use the dropdown icon on the Download button to choose between the PDF or Google Slides version of this resource. An answer key is also included with this download.

Get more handy worksheets here!  


This resource was created by Nicole Ellis, a teacher in New York and a Teach Starter Collaborator. 

 

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