Spelling Mnemonics



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1. Here is an example of a spelling mnemonic: A principal at a school is your pal, and a principle you believe or follow is a rule.

2. Another commonly used Spelling Mnemonic is combined with an Ode/Rhyme Mnemonic.

I before e except after c
or when sounding like a
in neighbor and weigh

3. A third example deals with the problems some learners have remembering that there is an "a" in the middle of separate and not an "e." A Spelling Mnemonic combined with an Image Mnemonic may be used to spell the word sep rate using an exaggerated "a."

4. To spell Mississippi, many learners combine a Rhythm Mmnemonic with a Spelling mnemonic: M-iss-iss-ipp-i.

5. Here are some more examples of spelling mnemonics:

Geography: George Edwards Old Grandma Rode A Pig Home Yesterday.

Arithmetic: A Rat In The House May Eat The Ice Cream.

Saskatchewan: Ask At Chew An with an S in front of it.

Take the 1st letter of each type of mnemonic listed above and print them below on the line.


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