These worksheets will help your students learn and practice putting words in alphabetical order.

The following worksheets contain many different types of exercises to teach your students alphabetical order. Sheets may focus on just letters or entire words. One worksheet asks students to supply their own words which fall between two given words, and would be great to pair with learning how to use a dictionary. Note: Some of the vocabulary may be too advanced for your students, but they only need to put them in alphabetical order, not define them.

Fun Fact: Primers that tell stories or recite poems using subjects that begin with each letter in alphabetical order are called abecedaries.

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The ABCs

Rewrite each word list in alphabetical order.

Big Letter Challenge

Five vertical word sets for you to sequence.

The Revolutionary Alphabet

A the words presented are related to the American Revolution.

Advanced Word Sets

These are truly difficult vocabulary words.

Alphabetizing Letters

You just need to sequence letters here.

Letters and Words

The first six problems focus on letters. The rest of the worksheet has you organize words.

Word Sorting

Sort the words into Word Box according to their first letter.


Cut out the words and glue them into the correct alphabetical order.

Simple Two-Word Order

Rewrite each word pair in order by way of the alphabet.

Moderate Two-Word Pairs

We organize two-word pairs.

Vertical Alphabetized Letter Mixes

Alphabetize each letter mix from top to bottom.

Alphabet Soup

Rewrite the soup ingredients in order.

Vertical Order

Write the words vertically.

Multiple Choice

Read each list of words. Which comes last? Write its letter on the line.

Fill in the Middle

Think of a word that goes the words in each pair, when the words are in sequence. Write your word on the line