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Name Capitals
Capitalize Names

Prerequisite Skill

None Assigned

Materials and Preparation

  • Guided Practice Worksheet 

  • Independent Practice Worksheet

Learning Objectives

Students will correctly capitalize names of people and pets.

Introduction (5 minutes)

Explain the skill: Capitalize Names. Present the key idea: Capitalize the names of people and pets. Read aloud a sentence for discussion: "Can Lily come to the park?"

Explicit Instruction/Teacher modeling (10 minutes)

Ask: "What needs correcting in this sentence?" Emphasize capitalization for names (e.g., Lily). Model correcting sentences from a list.

Guided Practice (5 minutes)

Distribute Guided Practice Worksheet: Capitalize Names. In pairs or groups, students circle capitalized names.

Independent Practice (10 minutes)

Distribute Independent Practice Worksheet: Capitalize Names. Students match names to pictures and capitalize them.

Differentiation

Support

Provide additional support through one-on-one or small group assistance.

Extension

Challenge students with creative writing using capitalized names.

Assessment (5 minutes)

Evaluate based on participation, completion of worksheets, and exit ticket responses.

Review and closing (5 minutes)

Summarize the significance of capitalizing names in language.

Misconceptions

Address confusion by reinforcing the importance of capitalizing names.

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