This is a kind of combination “The Best…” list — it includes sites where beginning English Language Learners and other beginning readers can learn the alphabet, and it also contains some more “higher-level” resources to learn some stories behind the alphabet.
With that said, here are my choices for The Best Sites For Learning About The Alphabet:
LEARNING THE ALPHABET:
My website for students has quite a few links to excellent alphabet-learning online activities.
Spell With Flickr lets you spell out any word with photos from…Flickr.
HISTORY OF THE ALPHABET & OTHER RESOURCES:
The Evolution Of The Alphabet is a a cool animation showing…how our alphabet evolved.
The story of how we got our alphabets is an audio slideshow from The BBC.
A Bloody Take On The Alphabet comes from Salon.
Refraction: The Alphabet is a bit of a strange video:
Here’s another pretty intriguing video representation:
David Deubelbeiss rightly recommends a huge list of alphabet resources at EFL Classroom 2.0.
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