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Cowboys

  1. 1. COWBOYS
  2. 2. AIMS <ul><li>To investigate the life of cowboys. </li></ul><ul><li>To study different interpretations of cowboys. </li></ul><ul><li>Conclude on their importance </li></ul>
  3. 3. Starter <ul><li>What is your image of a cowboy life? </li></ul><ul><li>How has Hollywood portrayed the life of a cowboy? </li></ul><ul><li>What images do you think are associated with cowboys? </li></ul>
  4. 4. HOLLYWOOD <ul><li>Look carefully at the two following pictures. </li></ul><ul><li>Which do you think Hollywood puts forward in cowboy films? </li></ul><ul><li>Why do you think this is? </li></ul>
  5. 7. THE LIFE OF A COWBOY <ul><li>Hard work, poor pay. </li></ul><ul><li>Line riding – patrolling ranch boundary. </li></ul><ul><li>Herding stray cattle. </li></ul><ul><li>Discourage rustling. </li></ul><ul><li>Treated sick animals. </li></ul><ul><li>Rounding up cattle. </li></ul><ul><li>Branding cattle. </li></ul>
  6. 8. TASK <ul><li>Using page 100 draw a picture or an image of a cowboy. </li></ul><ul><li>Around the outside of the drawing describe the job of a cowboy. Use the headings shown on the mind map. </li></ul><ul><li>Use Heinemann page 54 - 59 </li></ul>
  7. 9. Task <ul><li>Label the sheet with the jobs of a cowboy on the long drive </li></ul><ul><li>Extension : Source Investigation – white text p. 102 </li></ul>
  8. 10. Plenary <ul><li>What is your conclusion about the importance of the cowboy in the development of the American West? </li></ul><ul><li>How does his role differ from that shown in the movies? </li></ul><ul><li>Homework – complete the exam question on the cowboy </li></ul>

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