ArtOnTheMove Let’s Learn About England
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 language spoken is English.
Let’s visit some important cities in England. Londonis the most famous city in England. (Click on London to see more about this city.) Westminster Abbey St. Paul's Cathedral Big Ben and Westminster Hall
Cambridge Oxford (Click on Cambridge to see more pictures.) Oxford University and the University of Cambridge are both famous around the world.
Beefeaters TOWER BRIDGE Tower of London
England’s Important PeopleGo to this website to see more famous people -www.woodlands-junior.kent.sch.uk/customs/questions/famous_people.htm • William Shakespeare - famous for writing plays • Queen Elizabeth and the Royal family • The Beatles -famous singing group who became popular in the 1960s
The Globe Theatre Stratford-Upon-Avon
The Windsor Family CHARLES HARRY DIANA WILLIAM
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 skateboarding, watching TV, riding bicycles and playing computer games.
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
English Culture and Life • England has a Royal family and some of the most interesting customs in England center around the royal events. More about the royal ceremonies: www.woodlands-junior.kent.sch.uk/customs/royal.html Find out a lot about English culture here: www.woodlands-junior.kent.sch.uk/customs/questions/index/dailylife.htm#fam
What the English Like to Eat • Fish and chips • Tea and biscuits More about what people like to eat in England: www.woodlands-junior.kent.sch.uk/customs/food.html