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Mnemonics – Acrostics (Ne – mon - icks) Part Two Mnemonics are word games which can act as a memory aid. Acronyms Acrostics Rhyming
Acrostics A SENTENCE The first letter of each word is the first letter of each item you need to remember.
Acrostics Examples To remember the musical notes on the lines of the treble chef E, G, B, D, F
Acrostics Examples To remember the stages of cell division; Interphase, Prophase, Metaphase, Anaphase, Telophase
Acrostics Examples To remember the order of planets; Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune and Pluto Note: Is Pluto still a planet? Can you think of a new mnemonic?
Acrostics Examples To remember the colours of the spectrum; Red, Orange, Yellow, Green, Blue, Indigo, Violet
Acrostics Spellings q ARITHMETIC – A Rat In The House Might Eat The Ice – Cream q BECAUSE – Big Elephants Can Always Understand Small Elephants. q RHYTHM – Rhythm Help Your Two Hips Move q NECESSARY – Not Every Cat Eats Sardines q ANSWER – A Negative Score Will Equal Relegation
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Download PPT to Customise Note: The semantic memory is part of the long term memory. It is the recall of general facts and is knowledge based. Facts remembered here are not related to personal or emotional experiences. Mnemonics are a memory aid to help you remember common facts or knowledge.