Grammar Aquarium


Letters and Capitals


Letters and capital letters sound the same when they’re spoken, but they look different.


We use capital letters:

  • at the beginning of sentences
  • at the beginning of people’s names
  • at the beginning of place names
  • when using “I” to talk about ourselves


Remember, use capital letters when you need to.

Your Turn…

1. What are capital letters used to show?
The start of a sentence
The end of a sentence
The fourth word in a sentence

2. What type of nouns require a capital letter?
Abstract nouns
Concrete nouns
Proper nouns

3. If a word is written all in capitals, what does it suggest?

4. Which pronoun is always capitalised?

5. Proper nouns are the names of...
People and places which are unique and specific
Football teams

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