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Why Do We Remember Revere? Paul Revere's Ride in History and Literature
Students examine primary documents regarding Paul Revere's ride and its role in the Revolutionary War. They consider how Revere's role has been written about by Longfellow and others and discuss the discrepancies between accounts.
6th - 8th Language Arts 14 Views 78 Downloads
Not Only Paul Revere: Other Riders of the American Revolution
Students examine circumstances surrounding rides of the American Revolution other than Paul Revere's, explore why posterity treated them differently than Revere's ride, and create original poems based on historical fact.
6th - 8th Language Arts 5 Views 33 Downloads
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“One if by land, and two if by sea!” Aliens Ansel and Clair from Virtoosian travel to Earth in 1775 to interview Paul Revere and investigate the beginnings of the Revolutionary War. The interactive app uses puzzles and games to introduce kids to historic events.
5th - 8th Social Studies & History 13 Views 2 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
The Midnight Ride of Paul Revere
Practice sequencing events using Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's narrative poem about the famous revolutionary hero. Learners read Revere's own account of the event, and compare/contrast the two texts using a t-chart. Finally, they imagine they are citizens who hear the ride take place and write diary entries about it.
4th - 5th Language Arts 16 Views 76 Downloads
Midnight Ride of Paul Revere: Fact, Fiction, and Artistic License
Students examine The Midnight Ride of Paul Revere. In this visual arts lesson, students study the historical significance of the event as they examine the Grant Wood painting and primary sources regarding the event.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 8 Views 14 Downloads
Liberty Bowl, No. 45 by Paul Revere
What does a bowl have to do with Paul Revere? Learners will find out about the Liberty Bowl, a silver piece created by Mr. Revere himself. Each of the suggested activities is perfect for engaging kids in exploring the Revolutionary War through an artistic medium.
5th Visual & Performing Arts 12 Views 14 Downloads
The Midnight Ride of Paul Revere
Compare and contrast primary and secondary resources about the same historical event in this American Revolution lesson. Eighth graders read "Paul Revere's Ride," by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, as well as the letter from Paul Revere. They compare the two using Venn diagrams.
8th Language Arts 7 Views 65 Downloads
Revolutionary War People Project
Puppets or paintings, PowerPoints or posters, your class members will have a variety of options to choose from to creatively express their research on an important historical figure from the Revolutionary War.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 6 Views 3 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Paul Revere's Ride and the American Revolution
Students analyze the cause, results, and critical historic figures and events of the American Revolution. In this American Revolution lesson, students review Paul Revere's significance and the Battles of Lexington and Concord. Students design a challenge for the information.
7th - 9th Social Studies & History 26 Views 87 Downloads
The American Revolution and Its Heroes
First graders, through a variety of activities, discover historical aspects of the American Revolution. They make maps and create timelines to track significant events. They create a book about the American Revolution and re-enact Paul Revere's ride.
1st Social Studies & History 5 Views 2 Downloads
Ride, Paul, Ride
Fifth graders play instruments as an accompaniment to a reading of Paul Revere's Ride. In this Paul Revere's Ride lesson, 5th graders practice reading the poem in order to increase their fluency. They practice the music in order to accompany the poetry reading.
5th Language Arts 12 Views 40 Downloads
LISTEN MY CHILDREN AND YOU SHALL HEAR
Fourth graders listen to the poem, "Paul Revere's Ride" by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. They listen for details involving specific locations and landmarks mentioned by Longfellow and have to retrace Revere's ride on a map of Boston.
4th Language Arts 4 Views 12 Downloads
Marching Toward Freedom: Boston Massacre: Lesson 16
Fourth graders explore U.S. history by viewing images on the Internet. In this Boston massacre lesson, 4th graders identify the reasons the American Colonists and British were in violent altercation that resulted in a bloody aftermath. Students discuss Paul Revere, view images based upon the event, and complete a Venn Diagram comparing Colonists and British soldiers.
4th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 16 Downloads
ELD Lesson Plan: Voices of the Revolution
Your fifth-grade ELD pupils will easily be able to tell the difference between fact and opinion. Using three stories from Houghton-Mifflin ("And Then What Happened, Paul Revere," "Katie's Trunk," and "James Forten"), they practice their auxiliary verbs and possessive pronouns to express their opinions about story elements, as well as identify facts.
5th English Language Development 22 Views 57 Downloads
Will the Real Abraham Lincoln Please Stand Up?
Engage young historians in learning about America's sixteenth president with this fun Reader's Theater script. The second play in this series puts a modern spin on learning about history, involving a game show where three contestants try to prove that they are the real President Lincoln by answering a series of questions about his life and his achievements.
1st - 5th Social Studies & History 12 Views 9 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Listen My Children and You Shall Hear... Comparing Paul Revere to Sybil Luddington by Ginny Viteri
Fifth graders study the American Revolution. In this US history lesson, 5th graders discuss the rides of both Paul Revere and Sybil Ludington, compare both rides by completing a class Venn diagram, and write a three paragraph essay about the similarities and differences between the two rides.
5th Social Studies & History 8 Views 24 Downloads
The Midnight Ride of Paul Revere
Longfellow's "The Midnight Ride of Paul Revere" are featured in this lesson. Slides provide information about the genre of poetry, sequencing, and graphic organizers. Seven words from the poem are defined and 17 guided reading questions based on the poem are included as well.
6th - 8th Language Arts 12 Views 118 Downloads