Fairy Tales of the World England

Geography

Location

England is located off the northwestern coast of Europe. It is connected to Wales and Scotland and is surrounded by the Irish Sea, Atlantic Ocean, the English Channel, and the North Sea.

Physical Characteristics

England is filled with low lying, uneven plains and its highest point is only 3210 feet above sea level.(USA's highest point is 20,310 feet above sea level)

Climate

Temperatures in England are usually about 36-43 degrees in winther and 55-72 degrees in summer.

Population

53.01 million people live in England

Culture

Customs and Traditions

People in England celebrate western holidays according to their religion but they also celebrate other traditions like cheese rolling and bog snorkeling.

Religion

Most people in England are Christians but there are also large populations of Jews, Muslims, and Sikhs. There are also Hindus and Buddhists.

Language

The main language in England is English but some may speak Latin, Welsh, and Gaelic in certain places.

Food

Tea is a very popular drink in England. England is also famous for Fish and Chips and a special beef pie.

Teeny-Tiny

By Joseph Jacobs

Synopsis

In this story a Teeny-Tiny woman finds a teeny-tiny bone outside her teeny-tiny house and brings it inside for a soup. That night, the woman heard a teeny-tiny voice in her cupboard saying "give me my bone" three times until she finally gave the voice his bone.

Special Characteristics

Special Beggining - "Once upon a time"

Good Character - The good character in the story is the teeny-tiny woman

Evil Character - The teeny-tiny voice in the cupboard was the evil character because it scared the woman by saying "GIVE ME MY BONE".

Repeating Phrases - The phrase "teeny-tiny" is repeated about 60 times in the story.

Something Magical - Everything in the story is teeny-tiny. There is also a teeny-tiny ghost voice in the cupboard.

Problem/Solution - The voice in the cupboard is demanding the bone and the woman must give it to him. She finally agrees "and said in her loudest teeny-tiny voice, "TAKE IT!""

3s - The phrase "give me my bone" is repeated 3 times in the story.

Connection to England - Some of the clothes mentioned in the story are common in England but not other places.

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Alex Anderson
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Created with images by chrgerhart - "united kingdom clock clock tower" • nathanh100 - "Map of England, Undated" • diego_torres - "reefs coast dorset" • tpsdave - "england landscape snow" • razorray15 - "Crowd" • Alexas_Fotos - "figures heart funny" • 1ffischer - "Jesus" • highnesser - "tea farmhouse hand" Ltd, Latimer Clarke Corporation Pty. "United Kingdom - Atlapedia® Online." United Kingdom - Atlapedia® Online. N.p., n.d. Web. 07 Apr. 2017. "England." Britannica School, Encyclopædia Britannica, 7 Dec. 2016. school.eb.com/levels/high/article/England/110752. Accessed 5 Apr. 2017. "United Kingdom." Britannica School, Encyclopædia Britannica, 30 Mar. 2017. school.eb.com/levels/high/article/United-Kingdom/110750. Accessed 9 Apr. 2017 ColeJ. Best Loved Folk Tales of the World. New York: Anchor , 1982. Print.

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