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Acronyms make learning easier. For example:
HOMES is used for learning the names of the Great Lakes
Slogans also make learning easier too. For example: Will A Jolly Man Make a Jolly Visitor? is used for learning the names of our first 8 presidents.
You and your child can work together to make up your own acronyms or slogans as needed.
By Sharon from Silver Spring, MD
I still remember this one from when I was young:
When I was in 2nd grade or so I could not for the life of me spell Arithmetic. Several other kids had the same problem so the teacher told us to use this method:
She also had a formula to spell Geography but I can't remember that one. It was Georgy something something something something a pig home yesterday. If anyone remembers that one please post it.
Margaret from Denton, Texas
I think the geography one was "George's eldest oldest grandson rode a pig home yesterday."
The planets are
But are we still counting Pluto as a planet?
I remembered the notes on the musical scale using: Every Good Boy Does Fine for treble, and Good Boys Do Fine Always for bass.