When we write, we sometimes do not know when to capitalize the letter. In this article lesson, we will cover the rules on when we capitalize a letter.
The capital letter, is also called the big letter, or upper-case, or sometimes, just a capital.
When do we use a capital letter?
# The first letter in a sentence.
The cat is sitting on the fence.
Children are playing on the street.
# Always use the capital letter for the word “I”
I am a tall girl.
I ate a sandwich this morning.
I am 15 years old.
# For names of people.
Hazel, Rick, Tom, Sam, Eric, Ariel.
# For names of places
Zoo, America, Africa, Texas, Los Angeles
# For festivals, holidays, days of the week, months of the year:
Rio, Christmas, New Year’s Day, Monday, December.