Capitalization: A Crash Course

Resource ID#: 174872 Type: Original Student Tutorial

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Subject(s): English Language Arts, English Language Arts (B.E.S.T. - Effective starting 2021-2022)
Grade Level(s): 6
Intended Audience: Students
Instructional Time: 30 Minute(s)
Keywords: tutorial, ELA, English, grammar, capitalization, capital letters, capitalization rules, punctuation, capitalize, proper nouns, proper adjectives, titles, sentences, quotations, quotes, interactive, tutorials, elearning, e-learning, language arts
Instructional Component Type(s): Original Student Tutorial

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