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This printable supports Common Core ELA Standards CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.4.2a, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.4.2b, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.4.2c, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.5.2b, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.5.2c

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Capitalization and Punctuation (Grade 4)

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Capitalization and Punctuation

1. 
Choose the BEST way to rewrite the following sentence:

She needed facts about swans ducks and geese.
  1. She needed facts about swans, ducks and geese.
  2. She needed facts about swans, ducks, and geese.
  3. She needed facts about swans, ducks and, geese.
  4. Best as it is.
2. 
Choose the sentence that uses commas correctly.
  1. My grandpa was born in 1944, in Hattiesburg Mississippi.
  2. My sister Kelly, drove me to the movie theater after school.
  3. After the rain stopped, I jumped in the puddles with my friend.
  4. I have a dog, his name is Prince and he likes to chew on feet.
3. 
Choose the BEST way to rewrite the following sentence:

"These books have the goodest pictures I have ever seen!" said Mariah.
  1. "These books have the best pictures I have ever seen!" said Mariah.
  2. "These books have the best pictures I have ever seen"! said Mariah.
  3. "These books have the most bestest pictures I have ever seen!" said Mariah.
  4. Best as it is
4. 
Choose the sentence that is written correctly.
  1. I met many people during my Travels in the South.
  2. Mr. smith move to Florida.
  3. My older Brother wants to be a rock star.
  4. Gary was named after a British king.
5. 
Which punctuation mark should be used at the end of the sentence?

How long have you been waiting
  1. Period (.)
  2. Exclamation point (!)
  3. Question mark (?)
  4. Comma (,)
6. 
Identify the words that should be capitalized in the following sentence:
Thirteen colonies joined together to become the united states of america.
  1. United, America
  2. United, States, America
  3. United, States, Of
7. 
Choose the sentence that uses commas correctly.
  1. Three special guests, visited our class this year.
  2. A scientist, Dr. Smith, talked to our class about how our brains work.
  3. Jan's grandma is the librarian, for the high school.
  4. And another person is coming, the day after tomorrow.
8. 
Choose the sentence that is written correctly.
  1. Helen keller was born in 1880.
  2. Helen Keller was born in 1880.
  3. helen Keller was born in 1880.
  4. helen keller was born in 1880.
9. 
Identify the word that should start with a capital letter in the following sentence:

Emma was excited when she got a postcard from her friend in florida.
  1. excited
  2. postcard
  3. florida
  4. was
10. 
Choose the sentence that is written correctly.
  1. Alisons dog can do tricks.
  2. Alison's dog can do tricks.
  3. Alisons' dog can do tricks.
11. 
Choose the BEST way to rewrite the following sentence:

You are a beautiful bird! the fox told the crow.
  1. "You are a beautiful bird! The fox told the crow."
  2. "You are a beautiful bird!" the fox told the crow.
  3. "You are a beautiful bird!" The fox told the crow.
  4. "You are a beautiful bird! the fox told the crow.
12. 
Choose the sentence that is written correctly.
  1. yes it is answered Dan.
  2. Yes it is answered dan
  3. "yes it is" answered Dan.
  4. "Yes it is," answered Dan.
13. 
Identify the word that should start with a capital letter in the following sentence:

Joel's birthday is in april and he is having a party.
  1. birthday
  2. april
  3. party
  4. in
14. 
Choose the sentence that uses end punctuation correctly.
  1. Have you ever met anyone as fast as Damien?
  2. What time are we going to the movie.
  3. We had macaroni and cheese for dinner?
  4. I can't believe we won the game?
15. 
Choose the sentence that is written correctly.
  1. My Uncle Jim could not make it to the Library today.
  2. I like summer a lot better than Winter!
  3. I'll mow mr. McNatt's lawn this afternoon.
  4. Right after school, my dad took me to the basketball game.
16. 
Dorrie felt like the sillyer person in the world.

Choose the BEST way to correct the sentence.
  1. Dorrie felt like the sillyest person in the world.
  2. Dorrie felt like the silliest person in the world.
  3. Dorrie felt like the most silliest person in the world.
  4. Best as it is
17. 
Choose the sentence that is written correctly.
  1. "The snipe is related to the gull," Ann continued.
  2. "The snipe is related to the gull." Ann continued.
  3. "The snipe is related to the gull!" Ann continued.
  4. "The snipe is related to the gull" Ann continued.
18. 
Choose the sentence that is written correctly.
  1. How long does it take to walk to your house.
  2. How long does it take to walk to your house!
  3. How long does it take to walk to your house?
19. 
Choose the sentence that is written correctly.
  1. It was rainy, windy today.
  2. It was rainy, and windy today.
  3. It was rainy and windy today.
20. 
Choose the answer that has the correct capitalization and punctuation.

Calvin asked,                 are we having for dinner?"
  1. what
  2. What
  3. "what
  4. "What
21. 
Choose the sentence that is written correctly.
  1. "Hey" Michael shouted!
  2. "Hey!" Michael shouted.
  3. "Hey!" Michael shouted!
  4. "hey," Michael shouted.
22. 
Choose the sentence that is written correctly.
  1. what interesting animals they are please tell me more
  2. What interesting animals they are please tell me more.
  3. what interesting animals they are, please tell me more.
  4. What interesting animals they are, please tell me more.
23. 
Correct the capitalization and punctuation in the following sentence:

i want to go to the store with you said mary



24. 
Choose the sentence that is written correctly.
  1. "those are feathers" explained Lora.
  2. "Those are feathers," explained Lora.
  3. "Those are feathers" explained Lora.
  4. Those are feathers, explained Lora.
25. 
Identify the word that should start with a capital letter in the following sentence:

The new girl at our school used to live in canada.
  1. girl
  2. school
  3. canada
  4. used
26. 
Identify the word that should start with a capital letter.
  1. flag
  2. country
  3. america
  4. apple
27. 
Correct the capitalization and punctuation in the following sentence:

sydney evan and nicholas are playing baseball at noon



28. 
Identify the word that should start with a capital letter in the following sentence:

Last sunday I went shopping at the mall.
  1. sunday
  2. shopping
  3. mall
  4. the
29. 
Choose the sentence that is written correctly.
  1. I grow lettuce onions and potatoes, in my garden.
  2. I grow, lettuce onions and potatoes, in my garden.
  3. I grow lettuce, onions, and potatoes in my garden.

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