February  Assembly
Never be stuck for an assembly in February again and improve your pupils' general knowledge with this simple text February PowerPoint presentation. It is ideal if you have a last-minute assembly to do or unexpected tutor group time.

This resource is a fully editable and informative 75 slide PowerPoint presentation. It could be used for a one-off assembly, series of assemblies or for lessons/tutor activities. The PowerPoint includes references to:

• How February got its name, symbols of February – flowers, birthstones, Zodiac signs.
• Special Days – Chinese New Year, Pancake Day, Mardi Gras, Ash Wednesday, Nirvana Day, National Wear Red Day, Super Bowl Day, Autism Sunday, Stand Up to Bullying Day, Candlemass, Ground Hog Day, Valentine’s Day, Ferris Wheel Day, Random Acts of Kindness Day, International Mother Language Day, World Thinking Day.
• Notable Birthdays - Elizabeth Blackwell, Rosa parks, Sir Robert Peel, Bob Marley, Charles Dickens, Jules Verne, Thomas Edison, Abraham Lincoln, Charles Darwin, George Washington Gale Ferris Jr, Galileo Galilei, John Travolta, Robyn Rihanna Fenty, Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn, George Washington, Frederic Chopin, Samuel Pepys, George Frederick Handel, George Harrison, Pierre Auguste Renoir, Levi Strauss, Elizabeth Taylor, John Steinbeck, Henry Longfellow.

• Notable Events and Happenings – Facebook launched, Princess Elizabeth became Queen, Monopoly Board game went on sale, Mary Queen of Scots executed, Sir Francis Drake sailed Pacific, decimalisation of English money, fox hunting with hounds banned, Pluto discovered, Polaroid Land Camera launched, Bank of England issued first £1 note, nylon was made.

The resource also contains follow up activities that include a reflective task and worksheet, a further research task and a question and answer quiz preparation task which will form a whole class quiz.

A more detailed version of this resource, more appropriate for older students, is also available:

February Presentation - 75 Slides

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