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Brainsmart mini memory animation - the wives of Henry VIII

Brainsmart mini memory animation - the wives of Henry VIII
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Key Info
  • Brainsmart mini memory animation - the wives of Henry VIII
  • Duration: 01:25
  • Six wives, five unhappy endings... Here's how to remember Henry VIII's wives in order, and what happened to them. Please note this clip is only available in Flash. All images courtesy of the National Portrait Gallery.
  • Subject:

    PSHE

       Topic:

    Skills and Tutorial

  • Keywords: Brainsmart, brain, memory, success, Henry the Eighth, mnemonic, imagination
Ideas for use in class
  • BBC Brainsmart Memory Minis show how to use rhymes, wordplay, mnemonics and fun to remember nuggets of information from Henry VIII and his wives to wiring a plug. Once your class have fully understood what a mnemonic is, encourage them to create their own memory mnemonics: bbc.co.uk/brainsmart/memory/.
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 16x9

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