The Printable KISS Workbooks The KISS Workbooks Anthology
(Code and Color Key)

Capitalization (# 7)
Adapted from Voyages in English - Fifth Year
Analysis Key

1. The books will arrive {on Wednesday or Thursday}. |

2. Harriet Beecher Stowe wrote Uncle Tom's Cabin (DO). |

3. Henry E. Miller painted this poster (DO). |

4. Have you ever visited Niagara Falls (DO)? |

5. The abbreviation "Dec." [#1] stands {for "December}." |

6. September, October, and November are the autumn months (PN). |

7. James drew a map (DO) {of South America}. |

8. I attend Henry W. Longfellow High School (DO). |

9. Pauline is reading The Great Stone Face (DO). |

10. The war cry {of the Texans} was, [#2] [PN *You* "Remember the

Alamo (DO)."] |

1. "Dec." is an appositive to "abbreviation." See KISS Level 5.4 - Appositives.
2. You will probably find texts that do not include a comma in this spot. What we have here is a clash between two rules. 1. Don't separate a subject from a verb, or a verb from its complements, by a comma. 2. Use a comma before a quotation that comes within a sentence.