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Cowboy Rodeo Theme Theme Units

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  • Color this picture of a cowboy boot or trace and cut out to make a shapebook.
  • Use this 'Writing Prompt: Cowboy/Rodeo (upper elem)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing Prompt: Cowboy/Rodeo (upper elem)'. Four pages of writing prompts and other activities related to writing and poetry, with a cowboy/rodeo theme.
  • Trace and cut out this wide lined covered wagon pattern for a great shapebook.
  • Color this picture of an ox-drawn covered wagon with a family walking alongside.
  • Use this 'Acrostic Form: Covered Wagon' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Acrostic Form: Covered Wagon'. Write a covered wagon acrostic poem.
  • Color this picture of a cowboy hat. Use for shapebooks, bulletin boards, booklet covers, etc., or trace and cut out for a great shapebook.
  • Drawing of a cowgirl riding a horse, in profile.
  • From "boots" to "stirrup".
  • Unlined paper with a "Wanted Poster" style border for students to make their own.
  • Great to put kids pictures in for a bulletin board.
  • [Created with abctools] Find the words from "boots" to "stirrup" in this horse-shaped puzzle.
  • Create a pattern for the boots to match your own style and personality.
  • From "cow" to "rodeo". Lower case, no diagonals, easy.
  • From "bandana" to "western". Lower case, easy.
  • From "bandana" to "whip".
  • From "bandana" to "whip".
  • From "bandit" to "whip".
  • Use this 'Missing Letters: Cowboy Theme' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Missing Letters: Cowboy Theme'. From "la_ _ o" to "l_ngh_rn" (word bank included)
  • "The rodeo is coming to town!" A very simple reading comprehension.
  • From "bandana" to "whip".
  • From "bandana" to "saddle", these vocabulary building word strips with pictures are great for word walls, sentence strips, spelling and vocabulary practice.
  • Use this 'Color and Write: Rodeo' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Color and Write: Rodeo'. A picture of a cowboy leaning against a fence to color and wide lines to write.
  • It's rodeo time! Students find all the important information in this poster... and then make a poster of their own.
  • Use this 'Spelling: Cowboys (upper elem)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Spelling: Cowboys (upper elem)'. Using the lyrics to the folk song "Doney Gal" as a backdrop, this unit builds spelling and vocabulary skills while developing critical thinking abilities.
  • A fictional reading comprehension about a boy's vacation with his father, who loves the cowboy life rather more than his son does.
  • This Rodeo Picture Graph is perfect to practice graphing skills. Your elementary grade students will love this Rodeo Picture Graph. Students practice reading basic graphs with this rodeo-themed worksheet.
  • Use this 'Spelling: Rodeo (primary)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Spelling: Rodeo (primary)'. Something for cowboys and cowgirls. Learn vocabulary with this fun set: a word search, word scramble, cloze exercise, and more. From "boots" to "stirrups".
  • Help the cowboy put on his boots
  • Help the cowboy get the saddle for his horse.
  • Help the cowboy get the rope
  • Help the cowboy find the way to the sheriff's badge
  • [member-created with abctools] From "bronco" to "tumbleweed"
  • Read the "Great American Rodeo" advertisement and answer the comprehension questions; practice distinguishing between fact and opinion; then write about your own rodeo experiences.
  • Use this 'Worksheet: Picture Sentences - Cowboys and Cowgirls' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Worksheet: Picture Sentences - Cowboys and Cowgirls'. "The cowgirl is in front of the fence." Choose the sentence that best describes the picture.
  • French picture sentences, cowboys and cowgirls. Phrases illustrées, les cowboys et les vachères.
  • A 1 page reading comprehension selection, "The Wild Pony" is realistic fiction. It is followed by 3 multiple choice questions and 4 questions requiring short written responses.
  • Use this 'Book: Ghost Town at Sundown (primary)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Book: Ghost Town at Sundown (primary)'. Review vocabulary and facts featured in Mary Pope Osborne's 10th Magic Tree House book (most of this lesson can be used without the book). Also on abcteach.com: crossword, word search, and word scramble.
  • Use this 'Crossword: Ghost Town at Sundown (primary)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Crossword: Ghost Town at Sundown (primary)'. Featuring vocabulary from Mary Pope Osborne's 10th Magic Tree House book (this crossword can be used without the book). Comprehension questions for this book are available on our member site.
  • Use this 'Unscramble the Words: Ghost Town at Sundown' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Unscramble the Words: Ghost Town at Sundown'. Featuring vocabulary from Mary Pope Osborne's 10th Magic Tree House book (this word scramble can be used without the book). Comprehension questions for this book are available on our member site.
  • Use this 'Word Search: Ghost Town at Sundown (primary/elementary)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Word Search: Ghost Town at Sundown (primary/elementary)'. Featuring vocabulary from Mary Pope Osborne's 10th Magic Tree House book (this word search can be used without the book). Comprehension questions for this book are available on our member site.
  • "What time do the cowboys get up?" Read the clock and answer the questions.
  • "Cowboy Tom helped at a roundup. The first week, he caught 61 cows. The second week he caught only nine. How many did he catch altogether?" Five problems, simple addition.
  • "Cowboy Tom catches two bulls. Cowboy Mike catches five bulls. How many bulls do they catch altogether?"
  • "A stagecoach can drive ten miles per hour. How far can it drive in one hour? How far in two hours? How far in nine hours?" All problems feature skip counting by 10s.
  • "Cowboy Tom ropes thirteen cows and puts them into a corral. He forgets to shut the gate and seven escape. How many are left?"
  • "Cowboy Tom ropes seven cows and puts them into a corral. He forgets to shut the gate and four escape. How many are left?"
  • This Cowboy Addition (upper elem) Word Problems is perfect to practice problem solving skills. Your elementary grade students will love this Cowboy Addition (upper elem) Word Problems. "Cowboy Tom helped at a roundup. He earned $1.50 for every cow he caught. The first week, he caught 99 cows. The second week he caught 273. How many did he catch altogether?" Five addition problems.
  • This Cowboy Division (upper elem) Word Problems is perfect to practice problem solving skills. Your elementary grade students will love this Cowboy Division (upper elem) Word Problems. "Cowboy Tom worked from seven in the morning until three in the afternoon yesterday building two miles of fence. He was paid $48. What was his hourly wage?"
  • This Cowboy Multiplication (upper elem) Word Problems is perfect to practice problem solving skills. Your elementary grade students will love this Cowboy Multiplication (upper elem) Word Problems. "Cowboy Jake is afraid of rattlesnakes. He sees a lot of them on the ranch where he lives. In fact, he sees an average of thirty every year. About how many has he seen in the nine years he has lived on the ranch?"
  • This Cowboy Subtraction (upper elem) Word Problems is perfect to practice problem solving skills. Your elementary grade students will love this Cowboy Subtraction (upper elem) Word Problems. "Cowboy Jake is competing in a rodeo. In the last event, a bull kicks him in the arm and breaks it, but he still wins $144 in all. How much does he have left after he pays a doctor $66 to put his arm in a cast?"
  • Read the story, then number the events as they occur in the story. Write the story again in your own handwriting and draw a picture to go with the text.
  • Read the events, put them in order (explaining the reasoning for the order), then write them into a story with creative embellishments. This lesson is adaptable to a variety of levels.
  • Cut out the pictures and put them in order next to the sentences. Then read a story that uses the sentences as the foundation. Good early reader work.
  • blank gameboard with a Western theme
  • blank gameboard with a Western theme
  • Read a Pecos Bill tall tale and answer the multiple choice questions, then read a true story about Pecos Bill with short answer comprehension questions. Sort fact from fiction in a review worksheet. Think and write about the values reflected in these tall tales. Finally: Write your own Pecos Bill tall tale. A great unit!
  • A Western theme classroom calendar header with interchangeable month names.
  • Thirty-five western illustrated daily cards and special event cards for classroom calendar. Use with abcteach Western Calendar Header.
  • A western theme straight border and set of graphic for bulletin board use, featuring diverse cowboys and cowgirls. Can be used with abcteach other Western Theme bulletin board materials.
  • A western theme calendar header and set of patterned calendar day cards, featuring diverse cowboys and cowgirls, horses, saddle, boots, etc. Includes a set of labels of the 12 months of the year in different colors. Patterned calendar days can help students recognize sequence and patterns.