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Sixth Grade (Grade 6) Capitalization and Punctuation Questions

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Grade 6 Capitalization and Punctuation CCSS: CCRA.L.2, L.6.2
Which sentence is punctuated correctly?
  1. He goes swimming every day and he gets burned.
  2. He goes swimming every day and gets burned.
  3. He goes swimming every day; and he gets burned.
  4. He goes swimming every day, he gets burned.
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
Read the sentence:

aaron said, "i'm studying french, so i will be able to talk to my relatives from france."

Which words need to be capitalized?
  1. Aaron, I'm, French, I, France
  2. Aaron, I, France
  3. Aaron, I'm, I, France
  4. Aaron, I'm, France, French
Grade 6 Capitalization and Punctuation
Which of the following sentences is correct?
  1. "Does the music start at 4:00 or 4:30?" inquired Ms. Clark.
  2. Does the music start at 4:00 or 4:30" inquired Ms. Clark?
  3. "Does the music start at 400 or 430?" inquired Ms. Clark.
  4. "Does the music start at 4:00 or 4:30"? inquired Ms. Clark.
Grade 6 Capitalization and Punctuation
Which of the following sentences is correct?
  1. Kelsey said I want to go to Aunt Joy's for Thanksgiving.
  2. Kelsey said, "i want to go to Aunt Joys for Thanksgiving."
  3. Kelsey said, "I want to go to Aunt Joy's for Thanksgiving."
  4. Kelsey said "I want to go to Aunt Joys for Thanksgiving."
Grade 6 Capitalization and Punctuation
Which sentence uses capital letters correctly?
  1. This afternoon, you and I will play basketball with Kathleen in pixley.
  2. This afternoon, you and I will play basketball with Katlhleen in Pixley.
  3. This afternoon, you and i will play basketball with Kathleen in pixley.
  4. This afternoon, you and I will play basketball with kathleen in pixley.
Grade 6 Capitalization and Punctuation
How should you correct the capitalization in the following sentence?

The climate in the south is favorable for growing agricultural products such as Georgia peaches and Florida oranges.
  1. use a capital S in south
  2. use a capital letter P in peaches
  3. use a capital C in climate
  4. use a capital T in the word "the" before south
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 commas correctly?
  1. John Keats the great, English Romantic, poet said that "a thing of beauty is a joy forever."
  2. John Keats, the great English Romantic, poet said that "a thing of beauty is a joy forever."
  3. John Keats the great English Romantic poet, said that "a thing of beauty is a joy forever."
  4. John Keats, the great English Romantic poet, said that "a thing of beauty is a joy forever."
Grade 6 Capitalization and Punctuation
Grade 6 Capitalization and Punctuation
Grade 6 Capitalization and Punctuation
Which sentence uses commas correctly?
  1. The ,U. S. Coast Survey, which was established in 1807 was the first scientific agency in this country
  2. The U. S. Coast Survey, which was established in 1807, was the first scientific agency in this country
  3. The U. S. Coast Survey, which was established in 1807 was the first scientific agency in this country
  4. The U. S. Coast Survey which was, established in 1807, was the first scientific agency in this country
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
Which sentence correctly uses commas?
  1. Paris France, is my favorite place to visit.
  2. The capital of the United, States, is Washington D.C.
  3. Taylor lives in Nashville, TN.
Grade 6 Capitalization and Punctuation
Which sentence correctly uses commas?
  1. My three favorite foods are, pasta pizza and ice cream.
  2. I need to call Sally, Tom Brad and Kelly about the party.
  3. I have to run to the store, get my hair cut, and pick up the kids from daycare.
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