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History Pockets: Moving West, Grades 4-6+ [Paperback]

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Item Specifications...

Pages   96
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 10.84" Width: 8.5" Height: 0.3"
Weight:   0.65 lbs.
Binding  Softcover
Release Date   Jan 1, 2003
Publisher   Evan-Moor Educational Publishers
Age  9-11
ISBN  1557999023  
EAN  9781557999023  
UPC  023472037046  

Availability  21 units.
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Item Description...
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.

Publishers Description
History Pockets-Moving West, Grades 4 6, contains ten discovery pockets. The introduction pocket gives an overview of the westward movement. The other pockets feature nine adventurous groups of people who took part in the westward movement. Each of the pockets contains: a reproducible pocket label, a bookmark of short, fun facts about the subject, a fact sheet of background information for teacher and students, arts and crafts projects, and 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 Moving West, The New Frontier, Exploring the Wilderness, Missionaries at Work, On the Oregon Trail, The Native American Struggle, Settling the Far West, The Gold Rush, Homesteading the Great Plains, and Building the Railroads.

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More About Martha Cheney

Evan Moor Educational Publishers Since 1979, Evan-Moor Educational Publishers has provided educators with practical, creative, and engaging PreK–8 materials to support and enrich the core curriculum.

We strive to produce educational materials that are aligned with current standards and best educational practices—and with student interests and motivations. We pride ourselves on our ability to create products that not only build and reinforce basic and complex skills, but that develop a curiosity about the subjects in which those skills are taught.

Our History

When teaching colleagues and friends Joy Evans and Jo Ellen Moore created their first handwritten book to motivate struggling students in their classroom, they had no idea that they were embarking on a very successful career in educational publishing.

In the 1970s, Joy and Jo Ellen were team teaching in a Title I school in California and developing their own supplemental resources to inspire students in their classroom to learn basic skills. After multiple rejection letters from publishers, Joy and Jo Ellen decided to independently publish their first six titles. Partnering with Joy’s brother, Bill Evans, the trio founded Evan-Moor Educational Publishers in 1979.

Joy and Jo Ellen taught the first few years while Bill practiced law. Bill and Joy’s parents, Olive and Earl, volunteered their garage as a warehouse and shipping facility. Olive and Earl also served as the first sales team, visiting local stores and book clubs—and eventually the grassroots efforts took off.

Our Future

Today, Evan-Moor Educational Publishers operates with the same family spirit and enthusiasm that the company was founded on nearly 35 years ago. While Evan-Moor sadly said goodbye to Joy Evans in 2012, the passion and energy that Joy, Jo Ellen, and Bill infused into Evan-Moor has propelled the company to long-term success.

Joy and Jo Ellen’s inaugural, hand-crafted book has led to more than 500 titles, as well as digital resources, e-books, center kits, RTI resources, and an interactive learning platform for 1:1 learning models. And today, as in the early days, Evan-Moor continues to develop resources and technologies with a clear, unwavering focus on the goal of helping children learn.

Evan-Moor Educational Publishers has published or released items in the following series...
  1. Animals with Backbones
  2. Beginning Geography (Evan-Moor)
  3. Building Spelling Skills
  4. Critical & Creative Thinking
  5. Daily 6 Trait Writing
  6. Daily Handwriting
  7. Daily Language Review
  8. Daily Math Practice
  9. Daily Paragraph Editing
  10. Daily Reading Comprehension
  11. Daily Summer Activities
  12. Daily Word Problems
  13. Everyday Literacy: Math
  14. Geology
  15. Grammar & Punctuation
  16. High-Frequency Words: Stories & Activities: Level A
  17. History Pockets
  18. Learning Line
  19. Literature Pockets
  20. Nonfiction Writing
  21. Read & Understand
  22. Read and Understand
  23. Readers Theater
  24. Scienceworks for Kids
  25. Skill Sharpeners
  26. Take It to Your Seat Math Centers
  27. Thinking Skills
  28. Vocabulary Fundamentals
  29. Word a Day
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Reviews - What do our customers think?
Love the history pockets!  Nov 17, 2008
This is a good complement to our study of American history. The kids enjoy making the "pockets" and the directions are easy to follow.
good starting point  Sep 10, 2008
I recently purchase about 8 of the titles in this series. We started with the Civil War pockets since my 10 year old son is most interested in American War History. (After this one I intend to go back in time and do the Ancient, Native Americans, Explorers, Colonial America, REvolutionary and Moving West.)

These books are the backbone of my American History curriculum for our homeschooling. I then supplement the sections we are most interested in with library books, videos and internet sources. In addition to history we are learning United States Geography. Each section, we pick a state to learn about that corresponds in some way to the lessons. For instance, we are currently doing the "Great Leaders" section in the civil war book so we are listening to a boigraphy of Robert E. Lee and studying the state of Virginia, his home state.

My 6 year old son isn't getting into it too much but needs the hands-on activities as well as the practice sitting still and listening to me! For him (the others listen, also) I read a picture book that corresponds with the activities, and then consider his history lesson finished.

My 10 year old son is really enjoying it and wants to do it everyday. He enjoys taking his time and making the coloring and crafty parts very neat. He says that he likes this class because afterwards he has something he created which can help him remember the material- and he feels proud about the nice work he has done and can show it to "Papa" when he comes home from work.

My 11 year old daughter is a little less enamoured but is willing. It does seem to be growing on her - especially the additive geography that we are doing.

The prep time is pretty minimal- making a few copies, getting the corresponding library materials and doing some internet searches perhaps. We also hung a large timeline on the wall and are hoping to add something to it one of these days. So many ideas and too little time!

To sum things up, I have found the Civil War Pockets to be well laid and easy to use. When supplemented with other materials, and put into context, the "pockets" can offer a well rounded HISOTRY (or other, since they even have LITERATURE pockets) lesson for up to grade 6 or 7.

Trailblazers!  Sep 14, 2007
I haven't used the book yet, but the projects look great: fun and challenging. I like the idea of having a "book" to keep all the projects and information in together. The completed books are sure to become keepsakes of our study of American history this year. I also bought the Explorer History Pockets as well and even used this format to make our own "pirate" books too.

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