November Assembly

This resource contains a simple text, 90-slide, PowerPoint presentation on the month of November. Never be stuck for an assembly in November again and improve your pupils’ general knowledge. It is ideal for a last minute assembly or unexpected tutor group time.

The PowerPoint focuses on:

How November got its name

Special Days – Advent, Thanksgiving Day, Black Friday, The Lord Mayors Show, Anti-Bullying Week, Road Safety Week, US Presidential Elections, All Saints’ Day, All Souls’ Day, Bonfire Night, Armistice Day, Saint Cecilia’s Day, Saint Andrew’s Day

Notable Birthdays - Earl of Sandwich, Adolphe Sax, Abraham Lincoln, Marie Curie, Edmond Halley, Edward VII, Leonardo DiCaprio, Nadia Comaneci, Anders Celsius, Robert Louis Stevenson, Prince Charles, Claude Monet, Danny DeVito, Indira Gandhi, Robert F. Kennedy, Voltaire, Charles de Gaulle, Billie Jean King, Boris Becker, Miley Cyrus, Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, Tina Turner, Bruce Lee, William Blake, C S Lewis, Jonathan Swift, Winston Churchill, Mark Twain

Inventions, Discoveries, Launches - first regular TV service launched by BBC, The tomb of Tutankhamen discovered, Monopoly Game went on sale, London Gazette first published, x-ray discovered, computer mouse patented, Nintendo Gamecube, Nintendo Wii, and Xbox 360 released, British pillar boxes introduced, first episode of Dr Who

Notable Events and Happenings – The Gunpowder Plot, Lord Nelson’s statue in Trafalgar Square completed, Henry VI crowned, Franklin D. Roosevelt and John F. Kennedy elected US President, Albert Einstein awarded Nobel Physics Prize, Berlin Wall opened, Henry Morton Stanley found David Livingstone, first Harry Potter film Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, Queen Elizabeth I became Queen, Duke of Wellington’s state funeral, Alfred Lord Tennyson became Poet Laureate, Pele scored his 1000th goal, Mayflower, arrived in America, Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip got married, Lyndon B. Johnson became President of USA, Toy Story 1 premiered, Charles Darwin published The Origin of Species, Lady Astor became first female MP, Crystal Palace burned down.

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Created: Nov 1, 2016

Updated: Nov 27, 2020

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