History Pockets, Explorers of North America

History Pockets, Explorers of North America

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Bring history alive as students explore the fascinating past by making the interactive projects in History Pockets. Students store the projects in easy-to-make construction paper pockets that are wonderful portfolios for assessment and display.

Common Core Top Pick for Reading Literature and Informational Text
• Key Ideas and Details
• Integration of Knowledge and Ideas
• Range of Reading and level of Text Complexity

History Pockets-Explorers of North America, Grades 4–6+, contains eleven discovery pockets. The introduction pocket gives an overview of exploration throughout North America. The other pockets feature ten famous explorers and their journeys.

Each of the pockets contains:
• a reproducible pocket label
• a bookmark of short fun facts about the subject
• a reference map of the voyage(s) made by the explorer
• a fact sheet of background information for teacher and students
• arts and crafts projects
• writing activities

Evaluation forms are provided at the end of the book for teacher and student assessment purposes

The book includes the following pockets:
• Introduction to Explorers of North America
• Christopher Columbus
• John Cabot
• Hernando Cortes
• Jacques Cartier
• Sir Francis Drake
• Henry Hudson
• Daniel Boone
• James Cook
• Lewis and Clark
• John Wesley Powell

This resource contains teacher support pages, reproducible student pages, and an answer key.