All About the Month of November - November is the eleventh month of the modern-day Gregorian calendar, coming after January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, and October. There are 30 days in the month of November.
November got its name from the Latin word Novem, meaning nine. Originally, November was the ninth month in the earlier versions of the calendar dating back to more than 2000 years ago, having 30 days. After 153 BCE, November was pushed to the eleventh place when January and February were added as the first two months and had 29 days. When Julius Caesar reformed the calendar, a day was added to the month, making it 30 days long.
November is the seasonal equivalent of May.
The full moon for November is known as Beaver's Moon. The birth flowers for November are chrysanthemums, while its birthstone is the topaz.
While everybody in the United States looks forward to a big turkey dinner at the end of the month, November the eleventh, known variously as Veterans Day, Armistice Day, or Remembrance Day, celebrates the end of World War One. The United Kingdom also observes Guy Fawkes Day on the fifth, celebrating the failure of the Gunpowder Plot to assassinate the king. World Diabetes Day raises awareness of the disease on November the fourteenth.
All the printable worksheets below, just scroll down to see, are all themed around events or memorable dates for the month of November. If the weather is bad or you're just feeling too lazy to go outside, World Television Day is on November the twenty-first.