Alphabetical Order  &  Using the Dictionary
c at d og e lephant t iger If we want to put these words in alphabetical order it is easy. We look at the first letter. Re...
c d e t cat dog elephant tiger e lephant c at t iger d og abcdefghifklmnopqrstuvwxyz
Sometimes, words start with the same letter, for example -  a pple a rrow a ngel a gain What do we do now? abcdefghifklmno...
Look at the second letter. a p ple a n gel a g ain a r row We order these words by this letter because the first letter is...
a r row a p ple a n gel a g ain These words are now in alphabetical order. abcdefghifklmnopqrstuvwxyz
What do you think happens if the first two letters are the same? ca r ca ke ca tch ca stle abcdefghifklmnopqrstuvwxyz
We look at the third letter. ca r ca k e ca t ch ca s tle cake car castle catch abcdefghifklmnopqrstuvwxyz
When we use a Dictionary we need to alphabetize to the  3 rd  letter. abcdefghifklmnopqrstuvwxyz Dic tionary
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Alphabetical Order

  1. 1. Alphabetical Order & Using the Dictionary
  2. 2. c at d og e lephant t iger If we want to put these words in alphabetical order it is easy. We look at the first letter. Read these words. abcdefghifklmnopqrstuvwxyz
  3. 3. c d e t cat dog elephant tiger e lephant c at t iger d og abcdefghifklmnopqrstuvwxyz
  4. 4. Sometimes, words start with the same letter, for example - a pple a rrow a ngel a gain What do we do now? abcdefghifklmnopqrstuvwxyz
  5. 5. Look at the second letter. a p ple a n gel a g ain a r row We order these words by this letter because the first letter is the same. abcdefghifklmnopqrstuvwxyz
  6. 6. a r row a p ple a n gel a g ain These words are now in alphabetical order. abcdefghifklmnopqrstuvwxyz
  7. 7. What do you think happens if the first two letters are the same? ca r ca ke ca tch ca stle abcdefghifklmnopqrstuvwxyz
  8. 8. We look at the third letter. ca r ca k e ca t ch ca s tle cake car castle catch abcdefghifklmnopqrstuvwxyz
  9. 9. When we use a Dictionary we need to alphabetize to the 3 rd letter. abcdefghifklmnopqrstuvwxyz Dic tionary

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