Contains 11 discovery pockets: Introduction, and ten famous explorers and their journeys, including Christopher Columbus, John Cabot, Hernando Cortes, Jacques Cartier, Sir Francis Drake, Henry Hudson, Daniel Boone, James Cook, Lewis and Clark and John Wesley Powell. For every pocket there are reading, writing, and "make-it" projects that extend the historical concept being presented. The following resources are provided: an overview page that describes the activities in each pocket, complete teacher directions for all activities, a reproducible label for each pocket, historical background information, historically accurate illustrations, maps, charts and time lines. The following activities are included: informational reading and writing opportunities, historically based arts and crafts projects and culminating evaluation and reflection forms. 96 pages.See Inside!