This performance task can be used after reading an differentiated passage, book, or paragraph about Paul Revere and his midnight ride. It incorporates a Character Characterization section, a piece to select character traits based upon their written proof, and finally an ask and answer section so the students will be asked to explicitly utilize their text. The newsletter is formatted for legal size paper. The rubric includes the standards for each section and a commentary section. The rubric is formatted for letter.