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Title: Abbreviations


1
Abbreviations
  • Proper Nouns/Abbreviations
  • WC 1.6, BM2

2
What is an abbreviation?
  • An abbreviation is a shorter way of writing
    something.
  • Some examples
  • Dr. doctor St. street
  • Mr. Mister Rd. road
  • Mrs. Misses Ave. avenue
  • Capt. Captain T.V. television
  • Lt. Lieutenant Mon. Monday

3
When writing an abbreviation
  • Remember abbreviations begin with a capital
    letter
  • Abbreviations end with a period
  • Usually abbreviations are 2, 3 or 4 letters

4
When writing someones name and title
  • Capitalize the persons first and last name.
  • Capitalize the title (Dr. Mr. Mrs. Capt. or Lt.)
  • Write a period after the abbreviation.

5
Lets try one
  • I like to visit my friend on Berry Street.
  • another way of writing it is
  • I like to visit my friend on Berry St.
  • St. is the abbreviation for street

6
Another example
  • Mister King hurt his knee while playing on
    Tuesday, June 4.
  • another way to write it is
  • Mr. King hurt his knee while playing on
    Tues., June 4.
  • Mr. is the abbreviation for mister and Tues. is
    the abbreviation for Tuesday.

7
How would you write the following using
abbreviations?
  • Misses White walked down Grove Avenue.
  • Mrs. White walked down Grove Ave.

8
Writing a sentence using a title with a persons
full name
  • On August 17, Mr. Robert Green drove down Lime
    Road.
  • Both the first and last names are capitalized
  • The title is capitalized and end with a period

9
Which sentence is written correctly?
  1. On Tuesday, Mister Barry Smith went down Lemon
    St.
  2. On Tues., Mr. Barry smith went down Lemon Street.
  3. On Tues., Mr. Barry Smith went down Lemon Str.
  4. On Tues., Mr. Barry Smith went down Lemon St.

10
Which sentence is written correctly?
  1. On Monday, April 3, mrs. Sue Hanson came to
    Mariposa School.
  2. On Monday, April. 3, Mrs. sue hanson came to
    Mariposa school.
  3. On Monday, April. 3, Mrs. Sue Hanson came to
    Mariposa School.
  4. On Monday, April 3, Mrs. sue hanson came to
    mariposa school.

11
Which sentence is written correctly?
  1. My Doctors name is Dr. John Bomer.
  2. My doctors Name is Dr. John Bomer.
  3. My doctors name is dr. john bomer.
  4. My doctors name is Dr. John Bomer.

12
Which sentence is written correctly?
  1. My Neighbors name is Mr. william Blue.
  2. My neighbors Name is Mr. William Blue.
  3. My neighbors name is Mr. William Blue.
  4. My neighbors name is mr. william blue.

13
Which sentence is written correctly?
  1. My Uncles name is Mr. Thomas Alvarez.
  2. My uncles name is Mr. Thomas Alvarez.
  3. My uncles Name is mr. Thomas alvarez.
  4. My uncles name is mr. thomas alvarez.

14
Which sentence is written correctly?
  1. That womans name is Mrs. Sylvia Grimes.
  2. That womans Name is Mrs. Sylvia Grimes.
  3. That Womans name is mrs. sylvia grimes.
  4. That womans name is mrs. sylvia grimes.

15
Which sentence is written correctly?
  1. My principals Name is Mrs. Miriam Locklair.
  2. My Principals name is Mrs. Miriam Locklair.
  3. My principals name is mrs. miriam locklair.
  4. My principals name is Mrs. Miriam Locklair.

16
Which sentence is written correctly?
  1. This Doctors name is Dr. Tim Lam.
  2. This doctors Name is dr. tim lam.
  3. This doctors name is Dr. Tim Lam.
  4. This doctors name is dr. Tim Lam.

17
Which sentence is written correctly?
  1. That girls Name is Ms. Kristy Wells.
  2. That girls name is ms. kristy wells.
  3. That girls name is Ms. Kristy Wells.
  4. That Girls name is Ms. Kristy Wells.

18
Which sentence is written correctly?
  1. My dentists name is dr. Henry Bluestone.
  2. My dentists name is Dr. Henry Bluestone.
  3. My Dentists name is Dr. Henry Bluestone.
  4. My dentists name is dr. henry bluestone.

19
Which sentence is written correctly?
  1. My Cousins name is Lt. George Martinez.
  2. My cousins name is Lt. George Martinez.
  3. My cousins name is lt. george martinez.
  4. My cousins Name is Lt. george martinez.

20
Which sentence is written correctly?
  1. Our Teachers name is Mrs. Mary Osaki.
  2. Our teachers Name is Mrs. Mary Osaki.
  3. Our teachers name is mrs. mary osaki.
  4. Our teachers name is Mrs. Mary Osaki.

21
Which sentence is written correctly?
  1. His mailmans name is Mr. Jesse Rodriguez.
  2. His Mailmans name is Mr. Jesse Rodriguez.
  3. His mailmans Name is mr. jesse rodriguez.
  4. His mailmans name is Mr. Jesse Rodriguez.
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