Italics and Underlining Worksheets To Print:
In Action - Titles of major works are formatted different than the rest of a text. If your text is
typed, titles of major works should be italicized. If you are writing by hand, they
should be underlined. Major works can be the titles of books, movies, long
poems, plays, magazines, newspapers, television shows, albums, paintings,
ballets, operas, etc.
Underlining Titles - Underline the major works in each sentence. If there is no major
work in the sentence, do not underline anything.
Quotation Marks - Below are the titles of some works and a short description of each.
Use each one in a sentence. Use underlining or quotation marks as needed.
Major Works - Underline the titles of major works when you write them in a sentence. Put
the titles of smaller works in quotation marks.
Which One? -
Indicate whether the title of each word should be underlined
or put in quotation marks when included in a text.
Oh, Those Titles! - Use whatever resources you have available to you to find
an example of each of the following. Use the example in a sentence.
- Choose to major works that you are familiar with from any of the
categories above. Using the computer, write a paragraph comparing and
contrasting the two works.
Italics for Formatting Titles
- Using the computer, write a sentence to satisfy each prompt.
Respond in complete sentences. Format the titles correctly.
Formatting Titles of Major Works
- Titles of major works are formatted different than the rest of a text. If your text is
typed, titles of major works should be italicized.
Writing about Current Events - Do research on the library or online about a current event. Find at least three
sources that are newspapers or magazine. Then use the computer to write a
paragraph that compares and contrasts the way the event is portrayed in the
different media sources. Be sure to cite each source and format their names
Major or Minor
- Based on the formatting, indicate whether each title is a major or a
Formatting Titles - What is the correct way to format each of the following?
Write your answer on then line.