Item description for History Pockets: Colonial America, Grades 4-6+ (History Pockets) by Evan-Moor Educational Publishers...
Overview Includes: "historical background and facts; maps and a time line; arts and crafts projects; reading and writing connections; evaluation forms."
Publishers Description History Pockets: Colonial America, Grades 4 to 6, contains eight discovery pockets. The introduction pocket gives an overview of the settlement of the thirteen original colonies. The other pockets feature a look at the aspects of colonial life in the northern, middle, and southern colonies. Each pocket 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 contains the following pockets: Introduction to Colonial America, The First Settlements, The Native Americans, Homes and Villages, Daily Life, School, Work, and Memorable People.
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Studio: Evan Moor
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 10.88" Width: 8.5" Height: 0.29" Weight: 0.63 lbs.
Release Date Jan 1, 2003
Publisher Evan-Moor Educational Publishers
Grade Level Multiple Grades
Series History Pockets
ISBN 1557999066 ISBN13 9781557999061 UPC 023472037091
Availability 0 units.
More About 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.
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.
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.
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Reviews - What do customers think about History Pockets: Colonial America, Grades 4-6+?
Great hands-on supplement for history May 6, 2008
My fifth grader loves colonial American and Revolutionary war history. with all the reading she has been doing on the subject, I found this a nice way to provide some projects for a learning portfolio. For someone homeschooling with a curriculum such as Sonlight that focuses a lot on books, this can add some crafts and color to the program. Don't expect that this book will be all you need to cover the time period, it doesn't replace a curriculum or good library books, but it is a great complement for a history program.
History Pocket Review Sep 9, 2007
This product has been a great edition to our My Father's World History Program. We are also so using the Life in Plymouth Colony Grades 1-3 History Pockets. We also added the North American Explorers History Pockets as well and have really enjoyed it. I would recommend these products to anyone who enjoys hands on visual projects for their kids to work on.
Just the Facts! Aug 13, 2006
History pockets teachs just the facts. This product is especially good for children with special needs who have comprehension difficulties and cannot handle the traditional textbook. It is also great for the student who gets bored with the traditional history textbook. The hands on approach keeps the child's attention and creates a lasting impact that helps the child remember the significant events in history. Toss the textbook with it's fluff and puff. It's a BIG time waster. Get this product. You will keep your child's attention and they will remember what you have taught them!