Containsﾠ7 discovery pockets: Introduction, Causes of the War, Famous Patriots, A Soldier's Life, Battles, Spies & Traitors, and Birth of a Nation. 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!