Laws on vellum - level 2
In the UK, people traditionally write laws on vellum. Vellum is made from animal skin. Some people think that paper is a cheaper option. Vellum, however, has its supporters.
Vellum can last 5000 years. Laws of countries are important, powerful and they change our lives. Some people think that laws should be written on a long-lasting medium.
In 1215, people wrote a very important law. They called it the Magna Carta and today the UK still has it. The Magna Carta is so old, it costs six pounds for every century.
Difficult words: supporter (a person who supports something – who thinks that something is good), last (to exist), medium (something which you can write on or make things out of).
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What would you write the laws on?
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