1. PRILA - 2. YAM - 3. JARUNYA - 4. CHARM - 5. BFREAURY- 6. SPTMBEER - 7. YULJ - 8. COTERB - 9. UNJE OENVMREB UGUATS - 12.EDCMERBE - Unscramble the words: APRIL MAY JANUARY MARCH FERBRUARY SEPTEMBER JULY OCTOBER JUNE NOVEMBER AUGUST DECEMBER
Where do the month names come from? January: named after Janus, the god of doors and gates. This month opens the year. February: from februo. This was a Roman month of sacrifices and purification. March: named after Mars, the god of war. Start of year for soldiers (no fighting during winter).
April : from aperire, Latin for to open (buds). This is the month when trees open their leaves. May : named after Maia, the goddess of growth of plants. This is the month when plants really start to grow. June : from junius, Latin for the goddess, the queen of the Gods Juno.
July : named after Julius Caesar, the ruler of Rome in 44 B.C. He reorganised the calendar. August : named after Augustus Caesar, another ruler of Rome in 8 B.C. September : from septem, Latin for seven. The seventh month (counting from March).
October : from octo, Latin for eight. November : from novem, Latin for nine. December : from decem, Latin for ten.