Mnemonic Clue #49


The Problem


This week I was conducting an in-service class for K-12 teachers on reading, writing and spelling skills for children who learn differently.  The teachers found the mnemonic clues interesting, but some of them stated that they did not believe that they had the creativity to make these clues.  I made the point that we all are creative but often do not have much experience creating memory clues.  A discussion ensued and the following mnemonic spelling clues were the result. 


The Mnemonic Clue

        One teacher stated that she always had difficulty remembering how to spell angel and angle.  A group of kindergartne teachers came up with the following mnemonic spelling clue:  An angel puts gel in her hair to make it shine and an angle is formed and the end of the word by the le.