Let’s Learn About England www.flags.net/ENGL.htm
Where is England?
Map of England
A Few Facts About EnglandEngland 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.
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.)Westminster AbbeySt. Paul's CathedralPhotos by Galen FrysingerBig Ben and Westminster Hall
OxfordCambridge(Click on Cambridge to see more pictures.)www.britainusa.com/images/Kids/gallery/OxfordLcopyLarge.JPGwww.galenfrysinger.comOxford University and the University of Cambridge are both famous around the world.
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 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.
Famous Sights in England Big Ben ClockWestminster AbbeyTower of LondonLondon EyeTrafalgar Square
Famous Palaces and Castles Buckingham PalaceWindsor CastleDover Castle
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.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 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.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 Eat Fish and chipsTea and biscuitsGo to this website to find out more about what people like to eat in England.www.woodlands-junior.kent.sch.uk/customs/food.htmlimages.jupiterimages.com/. ../99/10/23371099.jpg
Learn More About England BritainUSA 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 Read 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. Photo Creditswww.galenfrysinger.com