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Sixth Grade (Grade 6) Capitalization and Punctuation Questions

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Grade 6 Apostrophes
Grade 6 Capitalization and Punctuation
Which of the following shows correct use of a dash?
  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 and Punctuation
Grade 6 Capitalization and Punctuation
Grade 6 Capitalization and Punctuation
Grade 6 Capitalization and Punctuation
What is the best way to punctuate the following sentence?
  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
Which sentence uses correct capitalization?
  1. Either i go or you go, but we can't both go.
  2. either i go or you go, but we can't both go.
  3. Either I go or you go, but we can't both go.
  4. Either I go or you go, But we can't both go.
Grade 6 Capitalization and Punctuation
Which sentence use correct capitalization?
  1. It would be fun to go fishing in the savannah River.
  2. It would be fun to go fishing in the savannah river.
  3. it would be fun to go fishing in the Savannah River.
  4. It would be fun to go fishing in the Savannah River.
Grade 6 Capitalization and Punctuation
Which sentence uses correct capitalization?
  1. I am going to see the doctor.
  2. How are you doing, doctor?
  3. Are you going to lunch, Doctor?
  4. Is the Doctor seeing patients today?
Grade 6 Capitalization and Punctuation
Which sentences uses correct capitalization?
  1. Thomas Gainsborough painted "the blue boy."
  2. Thomas Gainsborough painted "the Blue Boy."
  3. Thomas Gainsborough painted "The blue Boy."
  4. Thomas Gainsborough painted "The Blue Boy."
Grade 6 Capitalization and Punctuation
Which sentence uses correct capitalization?
  1. In Somalia, the official languages are somali and Arabic.
  2. In Somalia, the official languages are Somali and Arabic.
  3. in somalia, the official languages are somali and arabic.
  4. In somalia, the official languages are somali and arabic.
Grade 6 Capitalization and Punctuation
Which closing uses correct capitalization?
  1. Your friend,
  2. Your Friend,
  3. your friend,
  4. your Friend,
Grade 6 Capitalization and Punctuation
Which sentence uses correct capitalization?
  1. Our speaker said, " A nutritious diet is important to your health."
  2. Our speaker said, "a nutritious diet is important to your health."
  3. our speaker said, "A nutritious diet is important to your health."
  4. our speaker said, "a nutritious diet is important to your health."
Grade 6 Capitalization and Punctuation CCSS: CCRA.L.2, L.6.2
Which sentence is punctuated correctly?
  1. “It is important Chelsea, that you wash your hands.”
  2. “It is important, Chelsea, that you wash your hands.”
  3. “It is important, Chelsea that you wash your hands.”
  4. “It is important, Chelsea, that you, wash your hands.”
Grade 6 Capitalization and Punctuation CCSS: L.6.2
The birds cedar waxwings flew from tree to tree.

How should this sentence be punctuated?
  1. The birds, cedar waxwings flew from tree to tree.
  2. The birds cedar waxwings, flew from tree to tree.
  3. The birds, cedar waxwings, flew from tree to tree.
  4. The birds cedar waxwings flew from tree, to tree.
Grade 6 Capitalization and Punctuation
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