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Recognise the Correct Use of Capital Letters

In this worksheet, students will revise the rules for capitalising words within sentences.

'Recognise the Correct Use of Capital Letters' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 1

Year:  Year 2 English worksheets

Curriculum topic:   Writing: Vocabulary, Grammar and Punctuation

Curriculum subtopic:   Use Appropriate Punctuation

Popular topics:   Punctuation worksheets, Writing worksheets

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Worksheet Overview

Sentences always begin with a capital letter, but some words need a capital letter even if they are in the middle of a sentence.


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 We use capital letters for these words:


1) People's names

Mr Jones

Sarah Smith


husband and wife


2) Place names (towns, countries, streets, schools, shops etc.)


london bridge gherkin thames map of great britain houses on street lamppost cartoon school building
London Great Britain Market Street Woodlands Primary School


3) Days of the week, months of the year and special dates


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January Tuesday Easter Christmas


4) The names of books, films and TV programmes

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

The Hundred and One Dalmatians


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In this activity,  we will be spotting capital letters and checking if they are in the right or wrong places.


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