The ability to put words in alphabetical order is a much needed one, but only comes with practice. The following alphabetical order worksheets can be used to provide such practice. Each worksheet features words related to a particular holiday. As an added bonus, they also feature a detachable word list that students can cut out and put in order before writing them down. The words in the word list also have the first 1-2 letters in bold to help students in their manipulation of them. Use as part of a literacy center or in a seasonal learning packet for use during independent worktime.

Recommended Grade Level(s): First, Second

Valentine's Day Alphabetical Order Worksheet

Fourth of July Alphabetical Order Worksheet

Halloween Alphabetical Order Worksheet

Thanksgiving Alphabetical Order Worksheet

Christmas Alphabetical Order Worksheet

Possible Modifications/Accommodations:

  • Provide an alphabet strip.
  • Divide the list in half.
  • Prompt students to write numbers beside each word as they determine the order. Then write the order on the lines.
  • Cut out the words, at the bottom of the page. Manipulate them so they are in order and then write them on the lines.
  • Draw students' attention to the beginning letter(s) in bold print of the words in the box given at the bottom of the page.