”Paul Revere’s Ride” Poetry Analysis
This Common Core aligned lesson scaffolds questioning throughout the poem to ensure student understanding of “Paul Revere’s Ride” by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. An organizer is provided for students to work with tier-three vocabulary, and the lesson concludes with a focus on rhyme scheme.
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”Paul Revere’s Ride” Full Text:
A full text of “Paul Revere’s Ride” with side-by-side guided questioning is provided. In order to ensure understanding, the questions are scaffolded, text-based, and Common Core aligned.
Vocabulary in Context:
Students define a tier-three vocabulary word from each stanza of “Paul Revere’s Ride” using the context of the text. The vocabulary list is set up for students to locate the line from the poem, write a definition, and sketch a picture of each word meaning.
The goal of the rhyme scheme practice is for students to understand the purpose and use of rhyme scheme. First, students finish the rhyme scheme for the stanza provided. Next, students write the rhyme scheme for the stanza provided. Finally, students write an original poem with a specified rhyme scheme.
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