The 4th of July in Colorado
Short excerpt from America's Library:
Many American cities have rodeos but Greeley, Colorado, has the "Worlds' Largest Fourth of July Rodeo."
I. Vocabulary words from this article:
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II. Pre-Reading Questions
What do you know about rodeos?
In which part of the U.S. are most of these events held?
IV. Post-Reading Questions
1. Who was Horace Greeley?
a. a newspaperman
b. a Western reporter
c. a local farmer
d. founder of a town
2. Which is a major crop in the Greeley area?
True or False
3. Greeley, Colorado was named after its founder.
4. In 1922, the Greeley rodeo was an event for only local residents.
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