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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.
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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.
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.
Midnight Ride of Paul Revere: Fact, Fiction, and Artistic License
Young scholars examine The Midnight Ride of Paul Revere. In this visual arts lesson plan, students study the historical significance of the event as they examine the Grant Wood painting and primary sources regarding the event.
Not Only Paul Revere: Other Riders of the American Revolution
Middle schoolers 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.
Paul Revere's Ride and the American Revolution
Young scholars 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. Young scholars design a challenge for the information.
In this Paul Revere learning exercise, students read facts about Paul Revere's life and answer 10 fill-in-the blank comprehension questions.
Paul Revere's Ride
Third graders read and discuss the selection "Paul Revere's Ride" (included with the lesson plan). Students imagine they live in one of the villages that Paul Revere stopped. They are awakened by his knock on the door. Students write an essay describing their observations.
Paul Revere's Ride-Fact or Fiction?
Students discuss Paul Revere's ride. In this social studies lesson plan, students read Paul Revere's Ride and compare the differences between the poem and the historical event.
Paul Revere's Ride
Students explore the political situation in Boston in 1775, using Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's poem, "The Midnight Ride of Paul Revere" to introduce the beginning of the American Revolution.
Pupils examine Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's, Paul Revere's Ride, and other pieces of poetry to use maps and literature to investigate geographic concepts. They chart Revere's ride on current Massachusetts maps while working in pairs. They discuss the reasons for the geographic changes that have taken place.
Paul Revere: The Midnight Rider
Pupils watch a video of "Paul Revere: The Midnight Rider," complete a vocabulary list and discuss the video using the questions that are provided.
The American Revolution and Technology-Paul Revere's Ride
Learners determine why Paul Revere had to ride from town to town to forewarn that the British were coming. In this colonial American lesson, students explore the methods of communication used during the era as they read different versions of the Paul Revere story.
Paul Revere and Point of View
Young scholars analyze the engraving of Paul Revere to make a judgment about the time period of the Boston Massacre. The objective is that one creates an account of the event from the perspective of a British soldier.
Paul Revere's Ride
In this poems learning exercise, 4th graders read the poem titled Paul Revere's Ride. Students also draw a picture and write what the poem is about.
Minutemen and Paul Revere's Ride
Fifth graders listen to a discussion on the Minutemen and Bunker Hill and learn about Paul Revere's ride. In this Minutemen lesson plan, 5th graders take a quiz on the information and play a Yankee Doodle game.
Life in a Box: Paul Revere
Sixth graders examine primary sources to learn more about the life of Paul Revere. In this life in a box activity, 6th graders research photos, portraits, and documents with information on Paul Revere and/or the American Revolution. Students discuss what they observed and learned.
The Birth of an American Hero: Henry Wadsworth Longfellow???s ???Paul Revere???s Ride???
High schoolers examine the heroic archetype and apply it to the history of Paul Revere's Ride and to Longfellow's poem, "Paul Revere's Ride." They identify heroic qualities, discuss archetypes, read and discuss Joseph Campbell's "Stages of the Hero," and apply the heroic archetype to Paul Revere.
Paul Revere's Ride
Fifth graders investigate the life of Paul Revere. They compose a timeline of some of the major historical events leading to the American Revolution. The purpose of the ride is the focus of the lesson and the information is later converted to a digital format.
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 plan, 5th graders practice reading the poem in order to increase their fluency. They practice the music in order to accompany the poetry reading.