Tennessee Academic Education Standards. Which Words Should Be Capitalized? In English, there are very specific rules for capitalizing words. The following categories of words should always be capitalized: Languages: French; Races: Native Americans; Nationalities: Spanish; School: Subjects Math II; Brand Names: Coca Cola; Ships: Titanic; Books: Hatchet by Gary Paulsen; Newspapers: New York Times; Magazines: Newsweek; Songs: The Star-Spangled Banner; Movies: King Kong; Abbreviations: A.M. Read More...
The resources above correspond to the standards listed below:
Tennessee Academic Standards
TN.L. LANGUAGE STANDARDS
8.L.CSE. Conventions of Standard English
L.CSE.2. Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing.
8.L.CSE.2. Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling. When reading and writing, explain the functions of punctuation in creating sentence variety and style.
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