Thank you so much for joining me this week while I have been able to share some fun mnemonics with you. I hope you have enjoyed it and can use some of them for yourself and to help your kids/students. You can see the overview of what topics were covered this week here.
I know there’s more that you need to remember that doesn’t fit into those academic categories and that’s a little of what I am going to share today.
How many teaspoons (t.) are there in a tablespoon (T.)?
One big T equals teaspoons three.
I always need this one because we buy in bulk and the directions aren’t on it:
Cooking rice? Water’s twice.
When the face is red, raise the head.
When the face is pale, raise the tail.
If you think they ingested poison (non-corrosive!!)
fill (fill up with more liquid)
drain (induce vomiting)
refill (give them more liquids)
Privates can’t salute without learning correct military command grades.
private, corporal, sergeant, warrant officer, lieutenant, captain, major, colonel, general.
Notes on the Treble Clef Lines: (I remember learning this one in elementary school!)
Every good boy does fine.
E, G, B, D, F
Notes on the Bass Clef Line:
All cows eat grass.
A, C, E, G
Sections of the Symphony Orchestra:
Sinners will be punished.
string, woodwind, brass, percussion
The Twelve Apostles:
This is the way the disciples run,
Peter, Andrew, James and
John, Philip, and Bartholomew,
Thomas next and Matthew too,
James the less and Judas the
Greater, Simon the zealot and
Judas the traitor.
and probably the one I use most often….
When trying to loosen anything screwed on
Righty tighty, lefty loosey.
I hope this series has been fun for you. If you have any tips to help remember facts, please share them.