Saturday, November 21

Elementary ESL Crossword Puzzle - November

This week's Elementary level English activity is a crossword puzzle on famous people, festivals and celebrations connected with the month of November.

Scroll down the page to see the clues for the puzzle.

Click on the link below to do an interactive version of the crossword and check your answers:

Elementary Online Crossword Puzzle - November >>




Crossword Clues:

Across:
1. Mexican festival (four words)
3. English firework festival (two words)
6. Gunpowder Plot conspirator (two words)
7. Month between October and December
8. November is the _______ month

Down:
2. American harvest festival
4. Bird eaten at Thanksgiving
5. Patron Saint of Scotland (two words)

Some November festivals, holidays and special days:

October/November - Diwali, Festival of Lights
November 2 - Mexican Day of The Dead (Dias de los Muertos)
November 1 - All Saints Day - Christian Festival
November 2 - All Souls Day - Christian Festival
November 2 - Sangha Day - Buddhist Celebration
November 5 - Guy Fawkes Night (also known as Bonfire Night)
November 11 - Armistice Day (also known as Remembrance Day)

November 27 - Eid Al Adha - Muslim Festival
November 29 - Advent - marks the start of the Christian year
November 30 - Saint Andrews Day (Scottish holiday)
St Andrew is the Patron Saint of Scotland

Events that may fall on a different day each year:

Thanksgiving (US) - Begins on the third Thursday in November
Remembrance Sunday (UK) - held on the Sunday that falls the closest to Armistice Day

Some famous people born in November:

November 1, 1887 - Manchester artist L. S. Lowry
November 2, 1755 - Marie Antoinette
November 4, 1868 - American composer Scott Joplin
November 7, 1867 - scientist Marie Curie
November 7, 1978 - footballer Rio Ferdinand
November 8, 1656 - scientist Edmund Halley
November 8, 1847 - Bram Stoker, author of Dracula
November 11, 1974 - actor Leonardo Di Caprio
November 12, 1840 - sculptor Auguste Rodin
November 14, 1840 - artist Claude Monet
November 24, 1864 - painter Henri De Toulouse Lautrec
November 27, 1942 - musician Jimi Hendrix
November 30, 1835- American author Mark Twain




Related Activities:

Online Crossword Puzzles for English Students and Kids >>

Free Online Activities for Elementary English Learners >>


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