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Ninth Grade (Grade 9) Capitalization and Punctuation Questions

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Grade 9 Capitalization and Punctuation
Which sentence uses commas correctly?
  1. Will your dad drive us to the museum, or shall we take a bus?
  2. Will your dad, drive us to the museum or, shall we take a bus?
  3. Will your dad drive us to the museum or, shall we take a bus?
  4. Will your dad, drive us to the museum, or shall we take a bus?
Grade 9 Capitalization and Punctuation
Which sentence is punctuated correctly?
  1. Because he ate so many cookies, he had a stomach ache.
  2. He had a stomach ache, because he ate so many cookies.
  3. Because he ate so many cookies he had a stomach ache?
  4. He had a stomach ache because he ate so many cookies?
Grade 9 Capitalization and Punctuation CCSS: CCRA.L.2, L.9-10.2, L.9-10.2a
A semicolon is used:
  1. around words that add information
  2. to introduce a list of items
  3. in a compound sentence with two independent clauses
  4. to show an interruption
Grade 9 Capitalization and Punctuation CCSS: CCRA.L.2, L.9-10.2
Grade 9 Capitalization and Punctuation CCSS: CCRA.L.2, L.9-10.2
Grade 9 Capitalization and Punctuation CCSS: CCRA.L.2, L.9-10.2
Grade 9 Colons and Semicolons CCSS: CCRA.L.2, L.9-10.2, L.9-10.2a
Choose the sentence that is written correctly.
  1. Road construction in Dallas has hindered travel around town streets have become covered with bulldozers, trucks, and cones.
  2. Road construction in Dallas has hindered travel around town; streets have become covered with bulldozers, trucks, and cones.
  3. Road construction in Dallas has hindered travel around town streets have become covered with bulldozers trucks, and cones.
  4. Road construction in Dallas has; hindered travel around town streets have become covered with bulldozers trucks, and cones.
Grade 9 Commas
Which sentence is punctuated correctly?
  1. I went to the store, but I forgot to bring money.
  2. I went to the store but I forgot to bring money.
  3. I went to the store; but I forgot to bring money.
  4. I went to the store, but I forgot to bring money?
Grade 9 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 9 Capitalization and Punctuation CCSS: CCRA.L.2, L.9-10.2
Grade 9 Capitalization and Punctuation CCSS: CCRA.L.2, L.9-10.2
Grade 9 Capitalization and Punctuation CCSS: CCRA.L.2, L.9-10.2
Grade 9 Capitalization and Punctuation CCSS: CCRA.L.2, L.9-10.2
Grade 9 Colons and Semicolons
Grade 9 Capitalization and Punctuation CCSS: CCRA.L.2, L.9-10.2
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