Free Online Alphabetization Exercises. Knowing how to put words into alphabetical order is important. Many lists used in today's world are organized in this way. This page contains free online alphabetization lessons and exercises with explanations, examples, and practice putting words into alphabetical order. These exercises are colorful, organized, and contains easy-to-understand rules that students of all levels can grasp.
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Alphabetization is putting words into alphabetical order. The order is always the same. Here is the order:
Aa Bb Cc Dd Ee Ff Gg Hh Ii Jj Kk Ll Mm Nn Oo Pp Qq Rr Ss Tt Uu Vv Ww Xx Yy Zz
1. The list of English letters is always arranged in the same order.
2. The list goes from left to right or from top to bottom.
3. The arrangement of the letters is the alphabet.
4. Many lists are arranged in alphabetical order.
How to alphabetize:
Step 1: Arrange words according to the first letter in the word.
Example: apple, banana, cream
Step 2: If the first letters of the words are the same, arrange words according to the
second letter. If the second letters of the words are the same, use the third letter.
Example: sack, send, sing
Example: suit, sunny, supper
Step 3: If one of two words with the same letters runs out of letters, then it comes before the longer word.
Example: butter, butterfly