Using Capital Letters
Active and passive voices
agreement between indefinite pronouns and their antecedents
agreement involving prepositional phrases
Commas Part Five
Commas Part Four
Commas Part One
Commas Part Three
Commas Part Two
complete and simple predicates
complete and simple subjects
compound complex sentences
compound prepositions and the preposition adverb question
compound subject and compound predicate
compound subjects part one
Confusing usage words part eight
Confusing usage words part five
Confusing usage words part four
Confusing usage words part one
Confusing usage words part seven
Confusing usage words part six
Confusing usage words part three
Confusing usage words part three 2
Confusing usage words part two
First Capitalization List
Indefinite pronouns and the possessive case
Irregular Comparison of Adjectives and Adverbs
irregular verbs part one
irregular verbs part two
Misplaced and dangling modifiers
More Apostrophe Situations
More subject verb agreement situations
Parentheses Ellipsis Marks and Dashes
Periods Question Marks and Exclamation Marks
pronouns and their antecedents
Quotation Marks Part One
Quotation Marks Part Two
reflexive demonstrative and interrogative pronouns
Regular Comparison of Adjectives and Adverbs
regular verb tenses
Second Capitalization List
sentences fragments and run on sentences
singular and plural nouns and pronouns
Sound a like words Part Four
Sound a like words Part Three
Sound a like words Part Two
Sound alike words part one
subject and verb agreement
subject complements predicate nominatives and predicate adjectives
subject verb agreement situations
the adjective clause
the adjective phrase
the adverb clause
the adverb phrase
The coordinating conjunction
the correlative conjunction
the direct object
the gerund and gerund phrase
the indirect object
the infinitive and infinitive phrase
The nominative case
the noun adjective pronoun question
the noun clause
the object of the preposition
the participle and participial phrase
The possessive case
The possessive case 2
The possessive case and pronouns
the prepositional phrase
the subordinating conjunction
The verb be
the verb phrase
Transitive and intransitive verbs
types of nouns
types of sentences by purpose
Using Capital Letters
what good writers do
Here are some useful capitalization rules to follow.
Capitalize the first word of every sentence.
Your poem was read at this morning’s assembly.
Begin the session now.
Capitalize the pronoun I as a word and in a contraction.
This card is something that I cherish.
I’ve a funny story to tell you.
Capitalize proper nouns and proper adjectives.
South America—South American capitals
Capitalize the first word of a quoted sentence.
‘‘Many surprises are awaiting you, Yogi.’’
Capitalize the interjection O.
O, say can you see, by the dawn’s early light . . .
Capitalize the abbreviations of proper nouns.
Mount Rainier . . . Mt. Rainier
Twenty-third Street . . . Twenty-third St.
Reverend Jones . . . Rev. Jones
Capitalize the first word of the salutation and the closing of friendly and
Dear Mrs. Lowe,
Ways to look better Instantly
Benefits of Grapes
Strangest Prehistoric Creatures To Rule The Earth
Most Scenic Train Rides in the World
Interior Design Ideas
Weird Country Names
Exchanging Christmas Gifts
Pet present exchange
Incorporate your furry friends into your holiday celebrations. Dress up your pet in holiday garb, like a Santa hat (if hell allow it), then gather with your friends and their pets to share gifts. Obviously you want to stay within the same species, either all cats or all dogs, says Benedict. Theme the presents toward the pets bones and biscuits for dogs, claw scratchers and catnip for cats.