I'll make this short and sweet. Alphabetizing words is an important skill for us to learn. It teaches us about systems and mind coordination...all of which we can break later as adults when we see fit. But for now, I recommend teaching alphabetization as you teach the ABC song.
After all, that is the point of the ABC song, right? Order. I have included a free download of two worksheets that play with ABC order. The children do not need to know how to read in order to learn categorization. This is about figuring out what comes first, next and last.
You can use the worksheet to plan a combo lesson that includes math, reading, writing and science! How?
Here are my ideas:
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