Do your students LOVE to show their learning through performance tasks instead of a boring ol' written test? This is a 3-choice performance task for Paul Revere. It is fun and interactive!
The standards covered are:
SS3H2 The student will discuss the lives of Americans who expanded people’s rights and freedoms in a democracy.
a.Paul Revere (independence)
b.Explain social barriers, restrictions, and obstacles that these historical figures had to overcome and describe how they overcame them.
SS3G2 The student will describe the cultural and geographic systems associated with the historical figures in SS3H2a.
a. Identify on a political map specific locations significant to the life and times of these historic figures.
b. Describe how place (physical and human characteristics) had an impact on the lives of these historic figures.
c. Describe how each of these historic figures adapted to and was influenced by his/her environment.
d. Trace examples of travel and movement of these historic figures and their ideas across time.
e. Describe how the region in which these historic figures lived affected their lives and had an impact on their cultural identification.
SS3CG2 The student will describe how the historical figures in SS3H2a display positive character traits of cooperation, diligence, liberty, justice, tolerance, freedom of conscience and expression, and respect for and acceptance of authority.
Students can choose from 3 activities: 1) Write a magazine editorial, 2) Conduct a digital interview, 3) Write a song/rap about Paul Revere's life.
Each activity has a rubric to guide the students on their quest.