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Sixth Grade (Grade 6) Capitalization and Punctuation Questions

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Grade 6 Capitalization and Punctuation
(What are the punctuation marks around this question called?)
  1. apostrophe
  2. parentheses
  3. comma
  4. semicolon
Grade 6 Capitalization and Punctuation
Choose the sentence with correct punctuation.
  1. Our labors in life-learning, earning, and yearning-are also our reasons for living.
  2. Our labors in life, learning, earning, and yearning) are also our reasons for living.
  3. Our labors in life - learning, earning, and yearning - are also our reasons for living.
  4. Our labors in life learning, earning, and yearning are also our reasons for living.
Grade 6 Capitalization and Punctuation CCSS: CCRA.L.1, L.1.1j
Grade 6 Capitalization
Which words should be capitalized in the following sentence?

i went downtown to see the sears tower, but got lost on jackson street.
  1. Downtown, Sears, Jackson, Street
  2. I, Downtown, Sears, Tower, Jackson, Street
  3. I, Sears, Tower, Jackson, Street
  4. I, Sears, Jackson, Street
Grade 6 Capitalization and Punctuation
Choose the correct sentence.
  1. Mark Paxton, the Vice President of the company, embezzled over one million dollars.
  2. Mark paxton, the vice president of the company, embezzled over one million dollars.
  3. Mark Paxton, the vice president of the company, embezzled over one million dollars.
  4. None of these
Grade 6 Capitalization and Punctuation
Choose the sentence that uses a dash correctly.
  1. I know who is at the door--the mailman.
  2. I know--who is at the door--the mailman.
  3. I know who--is at the door, the mailman.
  4. I know who is at--the door--the mailman.
Grade 6 Capitalization
Which sentence is capitalized correctly?
  1. Mom and Dad left my grandma at the airport before her flight to Dallas.
  2. Mom and dad left my Grandma at the airport before her flight to Dallas.
  3. Mom and dad left my grandma at the airport before her flight to dallas.
  4. Mom and Dad left my grandma at the airport before her flight to dallas.
Grade 6 Capitalization
Which sentence is capitalized correctly?
  1. I went to my Grandma's house last Thursday for thanksgiving dinner.
  2. I went to my grandma's house last thursday for thanksgiving dinner.
  3. I went to my grandma's house last Thursday for Thanksgiving dinner.
  4. I went to my Grandma's house last Thursday for Thanksgiving dinner.
Grade 6 Apostrophes
Grade 6 Capitalization and Punctuation
Grade 6 Capitalization and Punctuation
Grade 6 Capitalization and Punctuation
Grade 6 Capitalization and Punctuation
Grade 6 Capitalization and Punctuation
Grade 6 Commas
Choose the sentence that is written correctly:
  1. I bought eggs, milk cheese and bread.
  2. I bought eggs, milk, cheese, and bread.
  3. I bought eggs milk cheese and bread.
  4. I bought eggs, milk; cheese; and bread.
Grade 6 Capitalization and Punctuation CCSS: CCRA.L.2, L.1.2, L.1.2b
In the sentence below, which punctuation mark should Jarvez use and why?

Rex was the lead dog.
  1. ? because the sentence is an interrogative sentence and asks a question.
  2. . because the sentence is an imperative sentence and gives a command.
  3. . because the sentence is a declarative sentence and makes a statement.
  4. ! because the sentence is an exclamatory sentence and shows strong feeling.
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