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  • 1. Let’s Learn About England www.flags.net/ENGL.htm
  • 2. Where is England?
  • 3. Map of England www.europe-map.org/ maps/england.gif
  • 4.
    • A Few Facts About England
    • England is part of the United Kingdom
    • which is made up of England, Northern
    • Ireland, 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 .
  • 5. Let’s visit some important cities in England. London is the most famous city in England. (Click on London to see more about this city.) St. Paul's Cathedral Big Ben and Westminster Hall Westminster Abbey Photos by Galen Frysinger
  • 6. Oxford Cambridge Oxford University and the University of Cambridge are both famous around the world. (Click on Cambridge to see more pictures.) www.britainusa.com/images/Kids/gallery/OxfordLcopyLarge.JPG www.galenfrysinger.com
  • 7. England’s Important People Go 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. Rowling
    • William Shakespeare - famous for writing plays
    • Queen Elizabeth and the royal family
    • The Beatles -famous singing group who became popular in the 1960s
    www.oxfam.org.uk/coolplanet/kidsweb/world/uk/ukpeop.htm
  • 8. What English Kids Do
    • English 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, ride bicycles and play computer games.
    • Kids in the cities spend time in the many museums.
  • 9. Famous Sights in England
    • Big Ben Clock
    • Westminster Abbey
    • Tower of London
    • London Eye
    • Trafalgar Square
  • 10. Famous Palaces and Castles
    • Buckingham Palace
    • Windsor Castle
    • Dover Castle
    www.galenfrysinger.com
  • 11. Visit the Sights in the Harry Potter Books!!
    • Go to this website for information on places that are important to find - www.travelforkids.com/Funtodo/England/visitharrypottersites.htm
    • King’s Cross Station
    • London Zoo
    • Alnwick Castle
    • Gloucester Cathedral
    • Lacock Abbey
    www.eg.bucknell.edu/~hyde/England2004/KingsCross.html www.castleuk.net/castle_lists_north/81/images/alnwickcastle1.jpg
  • 12. English Culture and Life
    • England has a royal family and some of the most interesting customs 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.html
    • Use this website to find out all about English culture.
    • www.woodlands-junior.kent.sch.uk/customs/questions/index/dailylife.htm#fam
  • 13. What the English Like to Eat
    • Fish and chips
    • Tea and biscuits
    Go to this website to find out more about what people like to eat in England. www.woodlands-junior.kent.sch.uk/customs/food.html images.jupiterimages.com/. ../99/10/23371099.jpg
  • 14.
    • Learn More About England
    BritainUSA for Kids www.britainusa.com/4kids/ KidsKonnect www.kidskonnect.com/content/view/394/27/ Cool Planet UK www.oxfam.org.uk/coolplanet/kidsweb/world/uk/index.htm Time for Kids England www.timeforkids.com/TFK/hh/goplaces/main/0,20344,604850,00.html Travel for Kids www.travelforkids.com/Funtodo/England/england.htm Fun in London www.kidslovelondon.com/
  • 15. Books to Read Photo Credits www.galenfrysinger.com A Primary Source Guide to the United Kingdom . Christopher Blomquist. 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.