Capitalization Worksheet Part 1

This worksheet starts with five basic rules and then provides 12 questions for practice.


1. The first word of every sentence
• We are going to the park.
2. The specific names of people and places
• Lincoln High School
• Empire State Building
• Dr. Wilson
3. School subjects are not capitalized unless they are names of languages
• I am taking history, science, French, and English
4. The name of a specific class
• I love Woodshop 101!
5. Do not capitalize the seasons: spring, summer, fall, and winter

Directions: Triple underline each letter that should be capitalized. Put a slash through each letter that should not be capitalized.

  1. In the Fall I will attend a new high school, and I will take Biology.
  2. Mrs. jackson helped me with my math homework.
  3. Last summer I went to Niagara falls with my aunt and uncle.
  4. I am looking forward to taking American history; I hear the Teacher is great.
  5. We visited Doheny Beach, and now I want to live near the Beach someday.
  6. the Doctor told us not to eat too much candy on halloween.
  7. Joy and her Friend landed at kennedy airport in the middle of Summer.
  8. The Debate team went to san Francisco for the competition.
  9. My favorite classes are History, English, and Math.
  10. I am looking forward to starting High School in the Fall.
  11. The Lawyer gave us good news at the courthouse in tucson, Arizona.
  12. In earth science 101 we studied the effects of the Volcano in Washington.