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Alphabet List

Alphabet Pacing Guide


While there are many different ways to introduce the alphabet to children, common sense would suggest the alphabet would be introduced according to it's frequency of use.  The following is a suggested sequence in which to introduce the alphabet.  Each letter is accompanied with a word in which the phoneme can be produced purely.


  1. Bb/bat
  2. Aa/apple/ape
  3. Mm/moon
  4. Cc/cat
  5. Ll/lamp (l sound in the initial position)
  6. Ss/sun
  7. Ff/fish
  8. Dd/dog
  9. Oo/octopus/open
  10. Gg/go
  11. Hh/hat
  12. Tt/turtle
  13. Ii/igloo/ice
  14. Jj/jug
  15. Pp/pig
  16. Uu/umbrella/unicorn
  17. Rr/rabbit
  18. Nn/nail
  19. Ee/elephant/eagle
  20. Kk/kite
  21. Ww/wag
  22. Yy/yarn
  23. Vv/vase
  24. Xx/box
  25. Zz/zebra
  26. Qq/queen

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