Students, Pretty Pretty Please, Remember Your Jackets

 

Mnemonic Device:

  • Students, Pretty Pretty Please, Remember Your Jackets

Explanation: The first letters of the words remind us of the major rivers of the western shore of the Chesapeake Bay.

  • Susquehanna, Patapsco (which forms Baltimore Harbor), Patuxent, Potomac, Rappahannock, York and James

Teacher’s Note: Then we point out major rivers on the eastern shore, Elk, Chester, Choptank, Nanticoke, Wicomico, and Pocomoke, and ask the students to create a mnemonic of their own to remember these.

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