Paul Revere- Mini Biography

You'll be fascinated to learn the many significant influences that Paul Revere had as an American patriot beyond announcing the coming of the British at the battle of Lexington and Concord.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Choose one of Paul Revere's accomplishments to study more in detail, such as his etching of the Boston Massacre, and consider the widespread impact that single accomplishment must have had on the outcome of the war
  • Paul Revere is referred to several times throughout the video as a symbol of the American Revolution. Discuss the meaning of symbol and metaphor and the different ways that Revere may truly embody this title
Classroom Considerations

  • Learners should already be familiar with the Boston Tea Party and the Boston Massacre for a more complete understanding of this video
Pros

  • Includes variety of primary source images from the American Revolution
  • Brief and interesting video
Cons

  • None