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Below is a sample breakdown of the Capitalization and Spelling chapter into a 5-day school week. Based on the pace of your course, you may need to adapt the lesson plan to fit your needs.
|Day||Topics||Key Terms and Concepts Covered|
|Monday||Capitalization rules regarding proper nouns||Capitalizing proper nouns|
|Tuesday||Capitalization rules regarding first words||Capitalizing the first letter of words in sentences|
|Wednesday||Capitalization rules regarding titles||Capitalizing the names of songs, films and other titles|
|Thursday||Commonly-confused English words||How to distinguish words that are commonly confused; avoiding the use of non-words|
|Friday||Spelling: words that sound alike (homonyms and homophones)||Learning the contrasts between words that sound alike but have different meanings and spellings; exploring words that are pronounced differently but spelled the same|
1. Capitalization Rules in Writing
Capitalization is a very important concept in standard grammar in the written form of the English language. Watch this video lesson to learn what capitalization is and when to use it.
2. Commonly Confused Words in English
Is it 'accept' or 'except?' 'Affect' or 'effect?' How do you know when to use 'there,' 'their,' or 'they're?' Watch this video lesson to learn about some confusing words in English and how to properly use each one.
3. Spelling: Words That Sound Alike (Homonyms & Homophones)
Watch this lesson to learn to differentiate between words that sound alike but may be spelled differently. We'll specifically look at homonyms, homographs, and homophones.
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