All week, we will be learning about 20th century England, including the architecture, the monarchy and parliament, the natural beauty, and favorite places tourists love to visit!
Category Archives: england + ireland
England Unit: Week 3
This week we will learn about a special queen who sat on the English throne, brilliant writers who many of us still enjoy reading (or watching) today, and the great impact of the science minds of this time in history.
England Unit: Week 2
This week is filled with history, science, and art as we explore the English renaissance!
England Unit: Week 1
Welcome to England! Be sure to mark your passports as we travel this month to a European country with a rich history and connection to all of us English speakers.
Level 2+: England + Ireland Unit
For this week’s activities, we’ll be exploring several parts of Europe, focusing primarily on England and Ireland.
England + Ireland: Types of government
In our England + Ireland Units, we learn how England is part of the United Kingdom and operates under a monarchy (technically a constitutional monarcy!). In this activity, we will learn about the basic types of government and how they function.
Level 1 + 2: England + Ireland Unit
Pack your imaginary bags (and hop into your time machine on a couple of days) and let’s “travel” to Europe. In this unit we will learn about England and Ireland and their rich history and exciting legends.
England + Ireland: Layered Union Flag Activity
This craft was actually created by our co-founder’s 5-year-old daughter after learning that the Union Flag was actually made up of three different flags, and it’s a simple, concrete way to demonstrate how the flags of England, Scotland, and Northern Ireland come together.
England + Ireland Unit: Sir Francis Drake Ship
Sir Francis Drake was the first Englishman to circumnavigate the globe in a single expedition, and he did it in a ship called the Golden Hind. Let’s make a model of a ship inspired by the Golden Hind!