The introduction pocket gives an overview of the westward movement
The other pockets feature 9 adventurous groups of people who took part in the westward movement
Pockets included: Introduction to Moving West (map, time line, a collage), The New Frontier (Daniel Boone, George Rogers Clark), Exploring the Wilderness (Lewis, Clark, mountain men), Missionaries at Work (the Whitman, the Sager families) and more!
Each pocket includes: 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