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• Create mnemonic devices with your
• Apply the mnemonic devices to your
grade level and/or content areas
• Mnemonic devices assist in retaining
information which is an important part
of the learning process
• There a variety of mnemonic strategies
that can be used in the classroom
• Teachers should encourage the use of
mnemonic devices but must also
incorporate them in an appropriate
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