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Student created PowerPoint: what we learned about England

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  • 1. Welcome to England on the Continent of Europe By Mrs. Gibbs’ Class
  • 2. The Map of Great Britian
    • This map is of Great Britain/United Kingdom
    • Great Britain is England, Scotland and Wales
  • 3. Map of England
    • England is almost the size of North Carolina.
    • The capital is London
  • 4. England’s Flag
  • 5. St. George’s Day
    • On April 23rd
    • His emblem was a red cross on a white background (like England’s flag)
    • He was a Roman Soldier
    • They call on him in times of need to help save their country
  • 6. Pence and Pounds
    • COINS
    • 1 penny, 2 pence, 5 pence, 10 pence, 20 pence, 50 pence, 1 pound and 2 pounds
    • Called “pee” instead of pence
      • Example “50 pee” not 50 pence
      • Written 50p
    • 5 pound note, 10 pound note, 20 pound note, and 50 pound note.
    • All banknotes have The Queen’s head on one side.
  • 7. Cloths In England
    • The people wear what we wear, pants and a t-shirt.
    • The footwear is like ours (Nike, adidas, and boots).
    • Most kids wear uniforms to school
      • Girl wear skirts and dresses
      • Boys wear trousers (pants)/shorts, white shirts and a jumper (sweater)
    This is an example of a school uniform in England
  • 8. People of England
    • About 49,000,000 people live in England
    • Most people live in the cities
    • About 4,500 people per square km (England is about the same size as North Carolina)
  • 9. Do You Know Who We Are?
  • 10. About Queen Elizabeth
    • She was born April 21, 1926. She has been Queen since February 6, 1952. She is married to Prince Philip Duke of Edinburgh. She has 4 children and 8 grandchildren. He oldest son Prince Charles will be the next king. The Queen is the only one that can say whether war is on or off. She doesn’t need a drivers license or passport.
    Buckingham Palace-where the queen lives
  • 11. The Royal Family of England
    • Queen Elizabeth, Prince Charles, Prince William, and Prince Harry
    • Prince Charles will be the next King
    • Only four other kings and queens have been in power for 54 years or more.
    • Did you know the Queen has two birthdays.
    • The Queen has six homes. She spends time at Windsor Castle and Balmoral in Scotland.
    Queen Prince Charles Prince William Prince Harry
  • 12. On Guard
  • 13. Time to Eat
    • Traditionally English instead of having breakfast, lunch and dinner they have breakfast (called breaky) , dinner and tea.
    • Breakfast 7:00-9:00am
    • Dinner 12:00-1:30 pm
    • Tea 5:30-6:30 pm
    • Some people eat dinner instead of tea.
    • For breakfast hey eat cereal, toast, and coffee
    • For lunch they eat sandwich, pack of crisps (chips), fruit, and drink.
    • For dinner they have meat with gravy and two veggies (one almost always being potatoes).
  • 14. Let’s Go Visit
    • BIG BEN
    • One of the most famous landmarks in the world. On the banks of the Thames River and is part of the Palace of Westminster
        • The London Eye
        • Is the world’s biggest ferris wheel. It can carry 800 passengers for a 30 minute ride. It stands 450 feet tall. When you are at the top you can see 25 miles away.
  • 15. Let’s Play Sports
    • Soccer is the most popular sport (called football)
    • Our rules for soccer come from England. They were made in 1863.
    • England’s national sport is cricket.
    • They play a tennis tournament called Wimbledon. This began in 1877.
    • Rugby is similar to football but the ball is oval.
    • Two different types of Rugby
      • Rugby League-played in the north
      • Rugby Union-played in the rest of England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland.
    Cricket Rugby Tennis
  • 16. Celebrations
    • They celebrate a lot of the same holiday’s as us like, New Years, Valentine’s Day, St. Patrick’s Day, Easter, and Christmas.
    • Bon Fire Night-November 5th
      • Takes place because in 1605 people tried to blow up Parliament and King James I
      • Have fireworks
  • 17. Weather and Time
    • Use Celsius (˚C)
    • It rains there almost 1/2 the days.
    • Right now the temperature is about 10˚C which is about 50˚F.
    • There is a 5 hour time difference. They are ahead of us.