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    Number/Space/Measurement/Time capitalised

    Hey guys, I've noticed something, which has me doubting my own knowledge, because it's come from a teacher with quite a lot of experience.

    On her class profile, she's capitalised Number/Space/Measurement and Time. Context below.

    'Monday to Wednesday for Number and Thursday to Friday as a whole class for Space and Measurement and Time.'


    In context, could they be capitalised because they're names of units? I would ask the teacher, but I won't be seeing her again for quite some time.

    I'd appreciate it if somebody could attempt to clarify.
    I'm not a teacher yet, but I am studying a Bachelor of Education with an English Literature major at Charles Sturt University, in NSW, Australia.

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    Re: Number/Space/Measurement/Time capitalised

    They seem like the names of units to me. Was it really "Number" and not "Numbers"?
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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    Re: Number/Space/Measurement/Time capitalised

    Quote Originally Posted by Barb_D View Post
    They seem like the names of units to me. Was it really "Number" and not "Numbers"?
    Yeah, I thought that was strange. It's Number. I re-wrote it as numbers anyway. I just hope that the marker sees that they're units. I don't want them to think I threw in capitals for now reason. lol
    I'm not a teacher yet, but I am studying a Bachelor of Education with an English Literature major at Charles Sturt University, in NSW, Australia.

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