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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.
Middle schoolers 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.
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.
Fifth graders compare Paul Revere with Sybil Ludington, and consider the impact their actions had on U.S. history. In this American Revolution history and literacy lesson, 5th graders view a video and listen to biographical articles about Paul Revere and Sybil Ludington, as well as Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's poem entitled "Paul Revere's Ride." Students discuss and compare the events that occurred that had an impact on U.S. history.
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.
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.
Learners analyze the cause, results, and critical historic figures and events of the American Revolution. In this American Revolution lesson plan, students review Paul Revere's significance and the Battles of Lexington and Concord. Learners design a challenge for the information.
Pupils research Paul Revere's life and role in U.S. history by examining first-person accounts, works of historical fiction, a popular narrative poem, and other resources. They create a mural depicting their findings.
In this Paul Revere learning exercise, students read facts about Paul Revere's life and answer 10 fill-in-the blank comprehension questions.
Third graders read and discuss the selection "Paul Revere's Ride" (included with the lesson). 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.
Students discuss Paul Revere's ride. In this social studies activity, students read Paul Revere's Ride and compare the differences between the poem and the historical event.
Pupils 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.
Students 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.
Learners watch a video of "Paul Revere: The Midnight Rider," complete a vocabulary list and discuss the video using the questions that are provided.
Students 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.
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.
In this poems worksheet, 4th graders read the poem titled Paul Revere's Ride. Students also draw a picture and write what the poem is about.
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.
Sixth graders examine primary sources to learn more about the life of Paul Revere. In this life in a box lesson plan, 6th graders research photos, portraits, and documents with information on Paul Revere and/or the American Revolution. Students discuss what they observed and learned.
Students 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.