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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 8 Views 73 Downloads
Midnight Ride of Paul Revere: Fact, Fiction, and Artistic License
High schoolers examine The Midnight Ride of Paul Revere. For 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 3 Views 6 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
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 instructional activity, students review Paul Revere's significance and the Battles of Lexington and Concord.
7th - 9th Social Studies & History 17 Views 81 Downloads
Middle schoolers 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.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 16 Downloads
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.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 8 Downloads
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 lesson, 6th graders research photos, portraits, and documents with information on Paul Revere and/or the American Revolution. Students discuss what they observed and learned.
6th Social Studies & History 3 Views 8 Downloads
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.
9th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 13 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 11 Views 2 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
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.
5th Language Arts 11 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 3 Views 10 Downloads
Marching Toward Freedom: Boston Massacre: Lesson 16
Fourth graders explore U.S. history by viewing images on the Internet. In this Boston massacre activity, 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 12 Downloads
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 11 Views 73 Downloads