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    England England Presentation Transcript

    • Welcome to England on the Continent of Europe By Mrs. Gibbs’ Class
    • The Map of Great Britian
      • This map is of Great Britain/United Kingdom
      • Great Britain is England, Scotland and Wales
    • Map of England
      • England is almost the size of North Carolina.
      • The capital is London
    • England’s Flag
    • 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
    • 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.
    • 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
    • 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)
    • Do You Know Who We Are?
    • 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
    • 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
    • On Guard
    • 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).
    • 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.
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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.