## So Ten is Hendo Your Homework

Let's go over our last five items and see how many you can remember, said Grandpa. remember things As you can see, you each have an excellent memory, Grandpa laughed. 62 'Well, that's our ten silly stories, said Grandpa. 'Let's go through our list from the beginning. Grandpa sat back in his chair and smiled. You see, you didn't have a problem with your memory. All you needed was a way of remembering. Each of you has an excellent memory. Grandpa, it's so easy. I'll never forget anything...

## Exercisel

The teacher asks everyone to bring some items to school for a class project. She asks you to bring some On the next pages, write or draw your own silly stories. To help you get started we've made up the first silly story and drawn the picture to show you how to do it. Pretend that you're in a band playing the drum but someone's filled it up with rocks and when you hit it, rocks fly out and hit the headmaster on the head Write or draw a silly story about sand and a shoe. Write or draw a silly...

## How To Peg All Five Items On One Number

Here's a way to expand your ability to remember large numbers of items. Now we'll make up a silly stoiy about all five items and put them on memory peg number One which is DRUM. You wake up in the morning and see that your hair is standing on end and there's a drum full of sand balancing on top of your hair and the sand is pouring all over you. You are wearing paperclips for earrings and each paperclip has a toothbrush hanging off it Then a big rock comes out of the drum and dongs you on the...

## 2

Now let's try a new list of ten different items. Five will be items that your Mum needs to do today and another five will be things that your Dad needs to remember. An easy way to recall these next ten items is to join them to the last ten items. Let's start with item Eleven which is PICK UP THE DRY CLEANING. So now we join it to item One. You'll recall that One is Drum ROCKS. Here's the silly story about the rocks. To join the dry cleaning to the picture we add this extra bit. .the rocks hit...

## Two is Shoepick Up Your Toys

Now, what is the memory peg for number three Grandpa asked. I know, Grandpa, Three is Tree, said Adam. Grandpa smiled and said, Right. And the third item on the list is ice-cream cones. Think of a silly story about ice-cream and a tree, Adam. Adam thought for a moment then said, Imagine that my cat Cosmo and I are sitting under a tree that grows ice-cream and there's ice-cream cones falling all over us. It's all running down my face and Cosmo and I eat it until we nearly burst Yum yum. And you...

## So Nine is Linewater The Garden

Finally we have item number ten, do your homework, said Grandpa. And Ten is HEN, said Jasmine. What's a good story about a hen and homework Grandpa asked. Here's a good one said Adam. We go to the desk where we do our homework and there's a big fat hen sitting on our school books .and it's pecking and scratching at all the pages said Jasmine excitedly. .and the pages are flying everywhere laughed Grandpa.

## Exercise

Now you have another five items to remember for your Dad. You will need to peg them onto items Six, Seven, Eight, Nine and Ten. Nowjoin it to the silly story in item Six which is STICKS KANGAROO + REPORT. Draw the picture. Nowjoin it to the silly story in item Seven. So you have HEAVEN PEACOCK + MOW THE LAWN. Item Eighteen is FIX OIL LEAK IN CAR. Nowjoin it to the silly story in item Eight So you have GATE CROCODILE + FIX OIL LEAK IN CAR. Item Nineteen is BOOK A PLANE TICKET TO CHINA. Now join...

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## This old man he played one he played knick knack on my

Yes, we know that song, Grandpa said the kids. OK, then let's start by singing the whole song, said Grandpa. With a knickknackpaddy whack, give a dog a bone, This old man, he played two, He played knick knack on my shoe, With a knickknack., .etc. This old man, he played three, He played knick knack on my tree, With a knickknack etc. This old man, he played four, He played knick knack on my door, With a knickknack., .etc. This old man, he played five, He played knick knack on my hive, With a...

## Memory Pegs and Silly Stories

What did he mean First you learn ten memory pegs, said Grandpa. What's that asked Adam. Pegs are places to hang things, said Grandpa. You mean like the pegs at school where we hang our school bags Jasmine asked. That's right, Grandpa replied. Do you know the song that goes like this

## Barbara Pease

How to develop powerful recall in 48 minutes Allan Pease is head of Pease Training Corporation, a sales and communication training company in Sydney. Australia He lectures extensively throughout the world and his books, films and training programmes are used by organisations everywhere to train members and staff in people-handling skills. He is the author and co-author of the best-selling books BODY LANGUAGE How to Read Others' Thoughts By Their Gestures. TALK LANGUAGE How to Use Conversation...