"Toby Keith"By Therese Shea November/December 2016 AR Biography Activity

"Toby worked at rodeos when he was in high school. Then he worked in oil fields"(p.10)

Based upon the context clues, the word "rodeos" means a roundup of cattle on a ranch for branding, counting, etc.

" Toby's album had a number-one hit called"Should've Been a Cowboy"(P-16)

Based upon the context clues "cowboy" means a man, typically one on horseback, who herds and tends cattle, especially in the western US and as represented in westerns and novels.

"Toby Keith is a country music singer"(P-4)

Based upon the context clues"Music" means vocal or instrumental sounds (or both) combined in such a way as to produce beauty of form, harmony, and expression of emotion.

"He has been performing for more than 15 years"(P-4)

Based on the context clues "performing" means present (a form of entertainment) to an audience.

" Toby was born in 1961 in clinton Oklahoma"(P-6)

Based upon the context clues "Born" means existing as a result of birth.

"he first learned to play guitar when he was 8 years old" (P-8)

Based upon the context clues "Guitar" means a stringed musical instrument with a fretted fingerboard, typically incurved sides, and six or twelve strings, played by plucking or strumming with the fingers or a plectrum.

"Then he worked in oil fields"(P-10)

Based upon the context clues "Oil" means a viscous liquid derived from petroleum, especially for use as a fuel or lubricant.

"Toby formed a band called the easy money band"

Based upon the context clues " Money" means a current medium of exchange in the form of coins and banknotes; coins and banknotes collectively.

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Created with images by familymwr - "Toby Keith Performs for Soldiers and Familes as part of the Army Concert Tour Program - FMWRC" • keijj44 - "horse rider rodeo" • keijj44 - "cowgirl cowboy hat wagon wheel" • cocoparisienne - "piano keyboard keys" • rarvesen - "Toby Keith (Austin, Texas, 2015-04-16)" • regina_zulauf - "baby funny hairband brown coat" • Larry Ziffle - "Fender Guitar 26" • AndrewEick - "oil feilds highway 41" • bfishadow - "Money"

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