This mini-packet uses Gail Gibbons' Cowboys and Cowgirls book to discuss the life of a cowboy/girl. This 3 day mini-pack has lesson plans, Common Core standards for activities, pictures, and materials needed.
Check out my blog post about how I use this in my classroom!
Stick Horse Rodeo
Included in this packet:
*5 days of plans and Common Core Standards covered
*cowboy/girl vocabulary picture and word match for introducing vocabulary and practicing at stations or centers.
*label the parts of a cowboy printable (lasso, bandana, spurs, boots, chaps, saddle, stirrups)
*If I were a cowboy/girl prompt
*Opinion writing prompt: Would you want to be a cowboy/girl?
*Informative writing prompt: The Life of a Cowboy
*Cowboy/girl creativity pictures, directions, and tracers/copies
*Detailed instructions for producing a stick horse (perfect for integration of economics with producers, manufacturing, assembly line, resources, etc...)
*Wants and Needs of a Cowboy Sort: one to do whole group or in stations/centers and one for independent practice
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