This resource is a fully editable 74 slide PowerPoint on the month of February. It could be used as an assembly or series of assemblies during the month of February or for class based activities.
It includes a wealth of information and contains references to
- How February got its name, things associated with February - Zodiac signs, birthstone- Special Days in February - Shrove Tuesday, Mardi Gras, Valentine's Day, Groundhog Day, Superbowl, Stand Up to Bullying Day, Black History month, Chinese New Year, Sangha Day, Autism Sunday, National 'Wear Red Day', Candlemass, Random Acts of Kindness Day,UNESCO's International ‘Mother Language Day’,
World Thinking Day
- Notable Birthdays - Samuel Pepys, Charles Dickens, Thomas Eddison, Bob Marley, John Travolta, Handel, Charles Darwin, John Steinbeck, George Washington, Sir Robert Peel, Henry Longfellow, Levi Strauss, Elizabeth Blackwell, Jules Verne, Sir Francis Drake, Galileo Galilei, Pierre Auguste Renoir
- Inventions - Polaroid Land Camera, Monopoly,
- Discoveries and Launches - Facebook, the former planet Pluto, the Ferris Wheel, the phonograph
It's a great resource to spark discussion or further research on characters, events and happenings.