Map of Englandwww.europe-map.org/ maps/england.gif
A Few Facts About EnglandEngland is part of the United Kingdomwhich is made up of England, NorthernIreland, Scotland and Wales.England is part of the European Union.The capital of England is London.The money used is called the pound.The population of England is 60,776,238.The language spoken is English.
Let’s visit some important citiesin England.London is the most famous cityin England. (Click on London to see more about thiscity.)St. Pauls Cathedral Big Ben and Westminster HallWestminsterAbbeyPhotos by Galen Frysinger
Oxford CambridgeOxford University and the Universityof Cambridge are both famous aroundthe world.(Click on Cambridge to see more pictures.)www.britainusa.com/images/Kids/gallery/OxfordLcopyLarge.JPG www.galenfrysinger.com
England’s Important PeopleGo to this website to see more famous people -www.woodlands-junior.kent.sch.uk/customs/questions/famous_people.htm Famous authors - Beatrix Potter, Roald Dahl and J.K. RowlingWilliam Shakespeare - famous for writing playsQueen Elizabeth and the royal familyThe Beatles -famous singing group who became popular in the 1960swww.oxfam.org.uk/coolplanet/kidsweb/world/uk/ukpeop.htm
What English Kids DoEnglish kids like to play football, cricket,tennis and netball.Many kids belong to clubs like scouts, judo,karate and church clubs.Kids also like to skateboard, watch TV, ridebicycles and play computer games.Kids in the cities spend time in the manymuseums.
Famous Sights in EnglandBig Ben ClockWestminster AbbeyTower of LondonLondon EyeTrafalgar Square
Famous Palaces and CastlesBuckingham PalaceWindsor CastleDover Castlewww.galenfrysinger.com
Visit the Sights in the HarryPotter Books!!Go to this website for information on places that are important to find -www.travelforkids.com/Funtodo/England/visitharrypottersites.htmKing’s Cross StationLondon ZooAlnwick CastleGloucester CathedralLacock Abbeywww.eg.bucknell.edu/~hyde/England2004/KingsCross.htmlwww.castleuk.net/castle_lists_north/81/images/alnwickcastle1.jpg
English Culture and LifeEngland has a royal family and some of the most interestingcustoms in England center around the royal events.Go to this website and read more about the royal ceremonies.www.woodlands-junior.kent.sch.uk/customs/royal.htmlUse this website to find out all about English culture.www.woodlands-junior.kent.sch.uk/customs/questions/index/dailylife.htm#fam
What the English Like to EatFish and chipsTea and biscuitsGo to this website to find out more about what people like toeat in England.www.woodlands-junior.kent.sch.uk/customs/food.htmlimages.jupiterimages.com/. ../99/10/23371099.jpg
Learn More About EnglandBritainUSA for Kidswww.britainusa.com/4kids/KidsKonnectwww.kidskonnect.com/content/view/394/27/Cool Planet UKwww.oxfam.org.uk/coolplanet/kidsweb/world/uk/index.htmTime for Kids Englandwww.timeforkids.com/TFK/hh/goplaces/main/0,20344,604850,00.htmlTravel for Kidswww.travelforkids.com/Funtodo/England/england.htmFun in Londonwww.kidslovelondon.com/
Books to ReadPhoto Creditswww.galenfrysinger.comA Primary Source Guide to the United Kingdom. ChristopherBlomquist. The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc. 2005.England. Tamara Britton. ABDO Publishing Company. 2001.AVisit to England. Chris Oxlade and Anita Ganeri.Heinemann Library. 2003.Discovering Cultures – Great Britain. Sharon Gordon, 2004.Marshall Cavendish Corporation.