You may have noticed that this week is the Queen's Diamond Jubilee (that's 60 years since she became our monarch.
Here are some interesting facts about HRH Elizabeth Windsor:
1. The Queen is the second longest serving monarch. Only five other kings and queens in British history have reigned for 50 years or more. They are:
• Victoria (63 years)
• George III (59 years)
• Henry III (56 years)
• Edward III (50 years)
• James VI of Scotland (James I of England) (58 years) 2.
2. The Queen is the fortieth monarch since William the Conqueror obtained the crown of England.
This week's task is to write 100 words about one of the following ideas:
1. 100 words saying well done to the Queen for the fantastic contribution she makes
2. 100 words starting: If I was the Queen/King, I would .......
3. Write a 100 word biography (life story) of the Queen.
Here are some websites to help you:
http://www.thediamondjubilee.org/ (Official site - read and watch videos of the Queen. Leave here a message)
http://www.bbc.co.uk/newsround/ (Read and watch from your favourite news show - them them what you are doing!)