Mnemonics 01
Red sky at night, shepherd's delight...

Mnemonics 01

Mnemonics are rhymes and sayings which help us to remember facts, for example, '30 days have September, April, June and November'.

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  1. Find the purpose of the following well-known mnemonic.
    .....all the rest have 31 excepting February clear.....
    Don't write September 31st !
  2. Find the purpose of the following well-known mnemonic.
    'i' before 'e' except after 'c'.
    This helps us to spell 'receive'
  3. Find the purpose of the following well-known mnemonic.
    All cows eat grass.
    These are the notes in the bass clef spaces
  4. Find the purpose of the following well-known mnemonic.
    Spring forward, fall back.
    The clocks go forward one hour in spring
  5. Find the purpose of the following well-known mnemonic.
    My very easy method just sets up naming planets.
    Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter... the planets in order before Pluto was demoted in 2006!
  6. Find the purpose of the following well-known mnemonic.
    Change 'y' to 'i' and add '-es'.
    One 'lorry' but two 'lorries'
  7. Find the purpose of the following well-known mnemonic.
    Richard of York gave battle in vain.
    Red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo, violet = rainbow
  8. Find the purpose of the following well-known mnemonic.
    Every good boy deserves favour.
    Music notes on treble clef lines: EGBDF
  9. Find the purpose of the following well-known mnemonic.
    In 14 hundred and 92 Columbus sailed the ocean blue.
    In 1492 Christopher Columbus discovered America
  10. Find the purpose of the following well-known mnemonic.
    Red sky at night, shepherd's delight.....
    .....Red sky in the morning, shepherd's warning

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