Overview: The following informational chart on what gets a capital letter is a great addition to the classroom. It provides a list of categories that feature various groups of words, along with examples, that require a capital letter. Print a copy for each student to use as a quick reference or laminate and post in your writing center. This is also a great visual for the Resource Room. There are so many different types of words that require capitalization! Emergent writers will greatly benefit from this visual reminder.

Recommended Grade Level(s): First, Second, Third


What Gets a Capital Letter? Chart