Learning About Literary Reviews Unit 7

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Learning About Literary Reviews Unit 7 Lesson Objective: In this lesson, the student will: address the mechanics of writing, including capitalization, punctuation, spelling, grammar, and usage, and paragraph breaks. acquire and use new vocabulary in relevant contexts. read fluently. employ strategies to comprehend text. Capitalization Rules Rule 1: Capitalize the pronoun I and the first word of a sentence Today I am graduating. What are your plans for the summer? Rule 2: Capitalize the first word of a sentence in parentheses that stands by itself. Don't capitalize a sentence within parentheses that is contained within another sentence. When spring arrives, I will plane flowers. (There are five flowerbeds in my yard.) I read that book (it was over four hundred pages long) in a week. Rule 3: Capitalize the first word of a complete sentence that follows a colon. Lowercase the first word of a sentence fragment that follows a colon. She took her dog to the vet: He needed his yearly vaccinations. The photographer needed supplies: film, a zoom lens, and chemicals for developing photographs. Rule 4: Capitalize the first word of a direct quotation that is a complete sentence. Jane asked, "Will you take care of my cat while I am on vacation?" Rottweillers are "commonly used as guard dogs," but more importantly, they make loving companions. Rule 5: Do not capitalize an indirect quotation. She says she will be late. He said that the party would begin at seven. Rule 6: Capitalize the first word of each line in a traditional poem. The rain set early in tonight, The sullen wind was soon awake . Rule 7: Capitalize the first word in a salutation and the closing of a letter. Capitalize the title and the name of the person addressed. Dear Miss Jones, Dear Sir or Madam: Best Regards, Sincerely, Rule 8: Capitalize the Roman numerals that label the main topics and the letters that label subtopics in a topic outline. Don't capitalize letters that label subdivisions of a subtopic. Capitalize the first word in each hearing and subheading.
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I. Main topic A. Subtopic 1. Division of subtopic a. Subdivision of subtopic
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