Wild, Wild West Careers: Cowboys and the Cattle Drive

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This product contains 9 one-page reading passages covering Cowboys in the 1800s, the Cattle Drive, Branding, the Chuckwagon and Food, Hazards on the Trail, the End of the Cattle Drive, and more. This product is also perfect for SUBSTITUTE TEACHERS, enrichment learning, homeschool or co-ops! The reading passages are great for CLOSE READING with any non-fiction graphic organizer (not included). THIS LESSON INCLUDES READING PASSAGES, ACTIVITIES, REVIEW GAME, WORKSHEET AND TEACHER’S KEY.

Cowboys have been depicted in movies and television for decades – portraying their lives as non-stop adventures in the Wild West. This lesson plan covers the job of a 1800s cowboy and his life on a cattle drive and includes:

Reading Passages: *
9 one-page reading passages covering the following topics:

• Cowboys in the 1800s
• Cows and Cattle
• The Cattle Drive: Trails, Bosses and Responsibilities
• Hazards and Dangers on the Trail
• Branding the Cattle
• Cowboy Clothes
• Cookie and Food
• Chuckwagon
• End of a Cattle Drive

Activities:
This product includes the following classroom activities:

 Job Application: Cowboy
 Create a Code to Live By!
 Analyze Cowboy Songs
 Name Your Ranch and Create a Brand
 Make Some Cowboy Food!
 Review Worksheet and Teacher’s Key
 Review Game: Bingo Words and Clues
 Cowboy Jokes
 Listen to Other Cowboy Songs
 Tie Some Knots
 Coloring Pages

This is one lesson in a series of “Wild, Wild West Careers Lesson Plans.” Each of the Wild, Wild West Careers lesson plans covers the career and information about the time period as it relates to the career. The series covers the United States during the 1800s, including events that contributed to Western Expansion. Each lesson can also be used individually.

*These Reading Passages also appear in my other Wild West History Products


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Reading Passages and Bingo - Outlaws and Lawmen
Reading Passages and Bingo - Lewis and Clark and Sacagawea
Reading Passages and Bingo - Transcontinental Railroad
Reading Passages and Bingo - Homesteaders
Reading Passages and Bingo - Frontiersmen, Davy Crockett and the Alamo
Reading Passages and Bingo - Wild West Cowboys

WILD WEST READING COMPREHENSION PASSAGES AND QUESTIONS
Reading Comprehension - Transcontinental Railroad
Reading Comprehension - California Gold Rush
Reading Comprehension BUNDLE- Indian Wars: Little Bighorn, Wounded Knee and the Cavalry
Reading Comprehension - BUNDLE: Outlaws and Lawmen of the Wild West
Reading Comprehension BUNDLE - Wild West Cowboys
MEGA BUNDLE - Reading Comprehension - WILD, WILD WEST

WILD WILD WEST CAREER LESSON PLANS
Wild, Wild West Careers BUNDLE: Volume 2
Wild, Wild West Careers BUNDLE: Volume 1
Wild, Wild West Careers: Pioneers
Wild, Wild West Careers: Homesteaders
Wild, Wild West Careers: Pony Express and Showmen
Wild, Wild West Careers: Native American Chiefs, Trail of Tears
Wild, Wild West Careers: Cavalry, Little Big Horn and Wounded Knee

BUNDLED PRODUCTS: (These Products include the "Careers Lesson Plan, the Related Reading Comprehension Product, and the Related Bingo Product):
BUNDLE - Early American Pioneers
BUNDLE - Outlaws and Lawmen of the Wild West
BUNDLE - Transcontinental Railroad
BUNDLE - Cowboys and the Cattle Drive of the Wild West
BUNDLE - Indian Wars: Little Bighorn, Wounded Knee and George Custer
BUNDLE - California Gold Rush



Wild, Wild West Careers: Cowboys and the Cattle Drive by Sarah Peterson is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License.
Based on a work at https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Store/Sarah-Peterson-9450.
Total Pages
29
Answer Key
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Teaching Duration
1 Week

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