Texas History: Vaqueros and Ranching Webquest
Students will research Vaqueros by completing a great internet-based worksheet. The Texas History: Vaqueros and Ranching Webquest uses a very student friendly website that covers the basics of the Vaqueros and how they helped develop Texas. Please check out the website by clicking on the link below:
Click here to view the website.
The following topics are covered in this webquest:
Vaquero History and Heritage
Recruitment of Vaqueros to Texas
Daily Life and Tools
Development of the Rodeo
Texas under Spanish Rule
The webquest contains 24 questions and is a great way to introduce or to have your students go into more depth on the history of Vaqueros. An answer sheet is included for the teacher. A QR code is included along with the traditional website link. The webquest will take most students at least 15 to 30 minutes to complete depending on age. Feel free to modify this activity if needed to fit the needs of your students.