Grammar

Uppercase: the first letter of a sentence

Sentences, Capitalization, Handwriting practice, ELA K-2, ELA 1st Grade

Grammar

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OVERVIEW

The first word in a sentence must start with an uppercase letter. Uppercase letters are also called capital letters.

Download our Uppercase letters alphabet chart and Uppercase: first letter activity and below.

The alphabet chart reintroduces children to the upper-case letters. Repetition is a key learning aid. Say the alphabet together. Can you write out all the uppercase alphabet letters?

The Uppercase: first letter activity asks children to begin sentences with an uppercase letter. Read the sentences together. This activity has also been designed for handwriting practice.

Common Core Alignment:

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.L.K.2.A Capitalize the first word in a sentence and the pronoun I.

Activities

Uppercase activity

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Deep Dive

In line with both the Common Core Standards (US) and the National Curriculum (UK), children are expected to develop a mastery of grammar that will help them become proficient in their use of written and oral language.

Mastery of grammar requires an understanding of concepts such as the different parts of speech (e.g. noun, verb, adjective), the different tenses of verbs (e.g. play-played, go-went), the plural of nouns (e.g. pen-pens, box-boxes, man-men), the syntax of simple and complex sentences and questions, and the correct use of punctuation.

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