Thursday, October 30, 2014

What's Coming Up in November? (Besides the obvious)

I almost forgot to post next month's days to celebrate!




November
Monthly Events, Holidays
Adopt A Senior Pet Month
American & National Diabetes Month
American Indian Heritage Month 
 Aviation History Month
Banana Pudding Lovers Month- what better excuse to have dessert in the classroom?
Diabetic Eye Disease Month
Epilepsy Awareness Month
Family Stories Month - I'm sensing a fun homework assignment here!
Gluten-Free Diet Awareness Month
Greens and Plantains Month- Eat your greens!
Historic Bridge Awareness Month
International Drum (Percussion) Month - Great reason to spend time on music!
Lung Cancer Awareness Month
MADD’s Tie One On For Safety Holiday Campaign (11/16-12/31)
Military Family Appreciation Month - It'd be fun to adopt a military family for the holidays
National Adoption Month
National Alzheimer’s Disease Month
National COPD Month
National Family Caregivers Month
National Georgia Pecan Month
National Home Care & Hospice Month
National Impotency Month- I don't think we need to cover this one in the classroom :)
National Inspirational Role Models Month
National Life Writing Month
National Long-term Care Awareness Month
National Marrow Awareness Month
National Medical Science Liaison (MSL) Awareness & Appreciation Month
National Native American Heritage Month
National Family Literacy Month
National Novel Writing Month - this one would be great for secondary - they even have a youth program!
National Peanut Butter Lovers Month
National Pet Cancer Awareness Month
National Pomegranate Month
National Roasting Month
National Scholarship Month
Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month
Plum and Pomegranate Month
Prematurity Awareness Month
PTA Healthy Lifestyles Month
Spinach and Squash Month
Sweet Potato Awareness Month (See also February)
NoSHAVEmber (US – Beard Month or Movember (Australia – Moustache Month )
Vegan Month
Worldwide Bereaved Siblings Month

Weekly Events, Holidays
Sherlock Holmes Weekend: 1-3 (Also March 15-17)
National Fig Week: 1-7
National Patient Accessibility Week: 1-7
World Communication Week: 1-7
Health Information and Technology Week: 3-9
International Fraud Awareness Week: 3-9
National Animal Shelter Appreciation Week: 3-9
National Nurse Practioner’s Week: 3-9
National Rad Tech Week: 3-9
Give Wildlife A Brake! Week: 4-8 Link (First Week)
Dear Santa Letter Week: 7-13
Pursuit of Happiness Week: 7-13
Geography Awareness Week: 9-15 (2nd Full Week) - so many ways to integrate!
National Hunger & Homeless Awareness Week: 10-16
National Global Entrepreneurship Week: 10-16 ((2nd Week M-Sun.)
World Kindness Week: 11-17- Seriously - too easy
National Young Reader’s Week: 11-15 (2nd Full Week)- woot woot!
National Donor Sabath: 14-16 (The Fri.Sat.Sun. 2 Weeks Before Thanksgiving)
American Education Week: 16-22 (Always Week Before Thanksgiving) - Never knew this!
National Book Awareness Week: 18-23 - woot woot!
National Farm-City Week: 22-28 (Week Always Ends on Thanksgiving Day)
Better Conversation Week: 24-30 - could be good for social skills
National Bible Week: 23-29 (Sunday before Thanksgiving)
National Family Week: 24-30
National Game & Puzzle Week: 24-30
National Deal Week: 27-12/4 (Week begins on the Wed. aka day before Thanksgiving)

Daily Events, Holidays
November 1
November 2
November 3
November 4
November 5
November 6
November 7
November 8
November 10
November 11
November 12
November 13
November 14
November 15
November 16
November 17
November 18
November 19
November 20
November 21
November 22
November 23
November 24
November 25
November 26
November 27
November 28
November  29
November 30
Stay Home Because You’re Well Day

Do you celebrate any of these in your classroom?  What ideas pop into your head?

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