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21 reviewed resources for vaqueros

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Lesson: Functional Fashion

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Upper graders scrutinize the clothing worn by the vaqueros in James Walker's painting, Cowboys Roping a Bear. They pay close attention to the period style as well as the clothing functionality in the given context. Kids then design their...
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¿Qué significa el dibujo? Los vaqueros.

For Students 5th - 7th
What is happening in these pictures? Emerging Spanish language learners are presented with five pictures. Each picture has four options, and they have to decide which one relates to the picture the best. 
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Bless Me, Ultima: Culture and History

For Teachers 9th - 12th
"The orange of the golden carp appeared at the edge of the pond. . ." The second session in a 10-instructional activity unit study of Bless Me, Ultima examines the cultural and historic context of the novel. Just as Antonio struggles...
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Ranching in the Lower Rio Grande Valley

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Students explore ranching in the Lower Rio Grande Valley. They design a model of a ranching village with a fortified compound. Students visit a historic ranch and attend a rodeo. They examine the cattle trails of the United States...
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Study Guide- Chapter 15: The Western Frontier

For Students 7th - 11th
Once your historians are ready to take a test on the western frontier, give them a study guide like this to help them prepare. Although this guide is fairly specific, you can easily use it as an outline for your own (or to guide your...
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The Good, the Bad, and the Goofy

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Upper elementary learners read about jobs on a cattle drive and the lives of cowboy during U.S. Westward Expansion. They create a "Help Wanted" poster for one of the jobs. After reading primary source accounts of cowboys, they write...
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A Time Capsule of a Lost Early California Lifestyle

For Students 4th - 6th Standards
After viewing The Last Roundup, a documentary that examines the transitioning of Santa Rosa from a privately owned island to a National Park, class members adopt the point of view of Tim Vail, a member of the family that once owned the...
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Step Into the Shoes

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
Small groups create skits that illustrate the different perspectives of those involved in the transitioning of Santa Rose island from private ownership to National Park.
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Bless Me, Ultima: Biography

For Teachers 9th - 12th
"Understanding comes with life. . . " To begin a unit study of Bless Me, Ultima, class members read a short biography, watch a film interview of Rudolfo Anaya, and then craft a biographical portrait of Anaya.
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Esperanza Rising: Lesson 3

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders read parts of the book Esperanza Rising and define vocabulary words connected to it. In this Esperanza Rising lesson plan, 6th graders illustrate words and discuss the sections of the books they read.
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Practica de pronunciación y ortografía: que, qui

For Students 6th - 8th
Can your learners hear the difference between the word que and qui? As you read a list of 20 words with the syllable combinations of que or qui, listeners attempt to record the correct syllable combination in each word. 
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Practica de pronunciación y ortografía: va, ve, vi, vo, vu

For Students 6th - 8th
Hone pronunciation skills by introducing your class to the syllable combinations va, ve, vi, vo, and vu. As you read the list of 20 words, pupils record the letters they hear. Then, as a class, pronounce each word aloud. 
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Cattle Trails

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students identify and locate cattle trails on a globe. In this map skill instructional activity, students use a marker to locate Texas and Montana and use the map scale to calculate the distance of the cattle trail.
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Gary Paulsen's Canyons, Chapter 9 "The Raid" List-Group-Label

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Class members categorize and then label a list of words drawn from "The Raid," chapter nine of Gary Paulsen's Canyons. Individuals explain the rationale for their word groupings.
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Images of Cowboys

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students examine the image of the cowboy that is presented in popular culture. Students read about Native American, African American, Mexican, and Canadian Cowboys. For homework, they analyze a classroom textbook's depiction of cowboys.
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Getting the Point!

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students explore the American cattle industry history. In this United States history and reading comprehension cross curriculum lesson, students read an article about the history of longhorn cattle, then answer comprehension questions on...
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Vocabulary Words of the Southwest

For Students 4th - 6th
A simple vocabulary definition worksheet has young geographers of the Southwest putting term meanings into their own words. The fifteen words include (but are not limited to) adobe, butte, canyon, economy, erode, fossil, and landform....
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Making a Brand for Ourselves the "Cowboy" Way

For Teachers Higher Ed
Students define cowboys and learn about their roles on rangelands. In this rangeland lesson, students define cowboys and cowgirls and complete a KWL chart. Students read Cattle Kids and Til the Cows Come Home. Students visit the Diamond...
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For Teachers 4th - 5th
The student will measure the width of the horns on drawings of longhorn cattle and then convert the measurements from inches to centimeters and from inches to feet.1. Review with pupils the steps required to measure an item and to...
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Get the Point!

For Teachers 1st
First graders, after reading about cattle drives, measure the width of the horns on drawings of longhorn cattle and then convert the measurements from inches to centimeters and from inches to feet. Ranching and the American cattle...
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The Cattle Industry

For Students 4th - 5th
In this cattle industry worksheet, students read about the industry and Joseph McCoy. A series of level 1-4 activities comprises page 2 of the worksheet.