Try this engaging activity on the cowboy way of life. Students will learn about cowboys as they assemble a content puzzle and then read about "Cowboys vs. Indians". Your students will process this activity by annotating a picture of a cowboy.
In this resource you will receive -
-Directions for the activity
-One page of informational text on "Cowboys vs. Indians"
-Content puzzle pieces to assemble - rather than reading, students assemble the puzzle to learn about the different aspects of a cowboy
-A processing assignment requiring your student to annotate a cowboy
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2019 TEKS for 7th Grade Texas History
(1) History. The student understands traditional historical points of reference in Texas history through absolute and relative chronology . The student is expected to:
(A) identify the major eras in Texas history, describe their defining characteristics, and explain the purpose of dividing why historians divide the past into eras, including ...Cotton, Cattle, and Railroads;
(6) History. The student understands how individuals, events, and issues shaped the history of Texas from Reconstruction through the beginning of the 20th century. The student is expected to
(A) identify significant individuals, events, and issues including the factors leading to the expansion of the Texas frontier, the effects of westward expansion on American Indians, the buffalo soldiers, ...
(B) identify significant individuals, events, and issues including the development of the cattle industry from its Spanish beginnings and the cowboy way of life;
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