Capitalization means using a capital letter (for example, A instead of a). The use of capital letters helps readers read your writing without confusion.
Always capitalize the following:
The first word in a sentence.
The pronoun I.
The first letter of a proper noun (specific name).
The first letter of months, days, and holidays (but not seasons).
The first letter of nationalities, religions, races of people, and languages.
The first letter in a person’s title.
Geographic areas: cities, states, countries, mountains, oceans, rivers, etc.
The first letter of each major word in the title of a book, movie, article, etc.
Q. Correctly write each sentence using proper capitalization.
(i) i was born in shanghai, china, but grew up in the united states.
I was born in Shanghai, China, but grew up in the United States.
(ii) mrs. ohana gave me the bible.
Mrs. Ohana gave me the Bible.
(iii) if you walk two more blocks, you will be able to see mt. rocky.
If you walk two more blocks, you will be able to see Mt. Rocky.
(iv) my family will have a summer vacation in hawaii.
My family will have a summer vacation in Hawaii.
(v) I didn’t want to cook tonight, so I just ordered thai food for dinner.
I didn’t want to cook tonight, so I just ordered Thai food for dinner.