ELA: Young Elementary

Rule 1: A sentence is a whole thought.
Rule 2: A sentence begins with a capital letter.
Rule 3: A sentence that tells something needs a period at the end.
Rule 4: A sentence that asks something needs a question mark at the end.
Rule 5: The word "I" is always capitalized.
Rule 6; The names of people and pets begin with capital letters.
Rule 7: The names of specific places begin with capital letters.
Rule 8: The names of the months begin with capital letters.
Rule 9: The names of months begin with capital letters.
Rule 10: The names of holidays begin with capital letters.
Rule 11: Some words name things.
Rule 12: Some words tell what is happening or what already happened.
Rule 13: Some words take the place of names. These words are called pronouns.
Rule 14: A contraction is a short way to write two words.
Rule 15: A contraction uses an apostrophe.
Rule 16: Two words can sometimes be put together to make a new word. These words are called compound words.
Rule 17: Use "I" when you are the person doing something. Use me when something happens to you.
Rule 18: Use "we" when you and other people do something. Use "us" when something happens to you and other people.
Rule 19: Use "they" when several people do something. Use "them" when something happens to several people.
Rule 20: Add an "s" to most nouns to name more than one.
Rule 21: Add an "es" to some nouns to show more than one.
Rule 22: Use "is" with one and "are" with more than one.
Rule 23: When something belongs to a person, add "'s" to the name of the person.
Rule 24: Some words add "ed" to show that something has already happened.
Rule 25: Some special words show that something has already happened.

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