How to Use Mnemonics

A mnemonic is something that helps you remember things.

Here are some you can learn:

bargain When you get a bargain you gain.
beautiful big elephants are ugly
because big elephants can always understand small elephants
four

fourteen

forty

 

There’s a U in four and fourteen – but U can’t be forty!

rhythm has your two hips dancing.

Try and make your own reminders. You can use pictures, nonsense rhymes or sentences.

Activity

Pick three words that you often spell incorrectly and create your own mnemonic for them.