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24 Capitalization IEP Goals: Kindergarten through Eighth Grade

Updated: Jun 28, 2022

Capitalization is an important skill that students must learn in order to communicate effectively. Many students with disabilities struggle with capitalization and spelling, even when they have mastered other skills. These students often fall behind their peers in terms of literacy skills, which can impact their ability to succeed in school and beyond.


Teach Tastic IEP goals for spelling provides teachers with perfectly written iep goals to help students master literacy skills in the area of capitalization, spelling, and grammar. With this resource, you can help your struggling spellers catch up and stay on track!


In this article, we will discuss the goals that students learn in kindergarten through eighth grade with regard to capitalization. We will also provide tips on how you can support your child or student in meeting these goals. Let's get started!


Kindergarten Capitalization IEP Goals

Using capitalization correctly is essential for students as they move up through the grades. In kindergarten, students learn to use capitalization at the beginning of sentences and for the pronoun "I".


Basic broad IEP Goal for capitalization:

By (date), when given a sentence with a capitalization mistake, the student will correct it by capitalizing the first letter of a sentence, improving grammar and mechanics skills from 0/10 work samples out of ten consecutive trials to 8/10 work samples in ten consecutive trials.



Scaffolded IEP Goal for capitalization:

By (date), when given a sentence with a capitalization mistake and 4 letter option bank, the student will choose the letter that corrects or completes the sentence, improving grammar and mechanics skills from 0/10 work samples out of ten consecutive trials to 8/10 work samples in ten consecutive trials.


Example Based IEP Goal for capitalization:

By (date), when given a task to write a 4 sentence paragraph, the student will capitalize the first letter of every sentence, improving grammar and mechanics skills from 0/10 work samples out of ten consecutive trials to 8/10 work samples in ten consecutive trials.


First Grade Capitalization Rules and IEP Goals

By first grade, they expand their knowledge to include using capitals for days of the week, months of the year, and holidays. They also begin to use quotation marks when writing dialogue.


Basic broad IEP