Common Core Math Vocabulary

Month - Definition with Examples

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What is a month? 
In math, a month can be defined as a unit of time, used in calendars, which is 30 or 31 days long. 
 

A year has 12 months, namely – January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December.

Twelve 12 Months in a year on a calendar math

  • The number of days in a month vary from 30 to 31. 
  • There are 4 to 5 weeks in a month. 
 

  Fun Facts

  • The moon takes about a month to complete one revolution around the Earth. 
  • The names of the months come from the ancient Romans. 
 

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Twelve months of a year!
Thirty days in November,
And in April, June and September!
All the rest months have thirty-one!
Don’t be in a hurry! You’re not done!
Like the month February, there is none!
 

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You can ask you child to mark birthdays of family members and friends, and holidays on a calendar. Begin by modeling it for them. 

Marking in month calendar year real life activity
 

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