Learn About Texas
Research the history of Texas and give a five-minute presentation to the class. Think about the following questions: What makes Texas and Texans unique? Why do you think many Texans say they are Texans first, Americans second? Does your research of Texas seem to bear out as accurate in Horseman, Pass By?
Life of a Cowboy in the Mid-20th Century.
Research the life of a cowboy in the mid-20th century and make a chart of the average day of a cowboy. Would you want to live that sort of life? Why or why not?
Learn about rodeos and illustrate their main events on a poster. Which are the most dangerous? Why?
Drawings of Characters
Draw or find magazine pictures that you think represent your idea of the following characters: Granddad, Hud, Lonnie, Granny, Halmea, Jesse, Hermy and Lonzo.
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