In History Pockets—Explorers of North America, Grades 4—6, you'll find eleven memorable discovery pockets. The introduction pocket gives an overview of exploration throughout North America. The other pockets feature ten famous explorers and their journeys.The book includes the following pockets: Introduction to Explorers of North America--map and time line, Christopher Columbus--old-time compass and hardtack, John Cabot--shoals and westerly route, Hernando Cortes--sea chest and expedition to Mexico, Jacques Cartier--ship's log and journey game board, Sir Francis Drake--ships and weather reports, Henry Hudson--navigational tools and mutiny, Daniel Boone--limericks and legends, James Cook--stamp and the Northwest Passage, Lewis and Clark--journals and moccasins, John Wesley Powell--epitaph and the Grand Canyon. In each of the pockets you will find: 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, plus writing activities. Evaluation forms are provided at the end of the book for teacher and student assessment purposes.