Created by Connie Campbell We can put words in a special order called alphabetical order. The first letter of the word is used to tell where the word would appear in ABC order. Look at these words: box car apple The word apple would come first in ABC order because a comes before c or b in the alphabet. Put these words in ABC order. cat ape bear On your paper put these words in ABC order. 1. pizza clock book 2. mouse house blouse 3. fish man child These words are in ABC order. 1. pizza 3 clock 1 cook 2 2. mouse 3 house 2 blouse 1 3. fish 2 man 3 child 1 On your paper put these words in ABC order. 1. funny sad mad 2. tree bush plant 3. mom dad grandpa These words are shown in ABC order. 1. funny 1 sad 3 mad 2 2. tree 3 bush 1 plant 2 3. mom 3 dad 1 granpa 2 Now that you have learned to put words in alphabetical order, show a friend how to do it!