Revolution and the Midnight Ride of Paul Revere: 3 Activities to Tell the Real Story!
This Paul Revere and his Midnight Ride lesson is included in the larger Causes of the American Revolution Unit, located here:
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In this very engaging Paul Revere's Midnight Ride lesson, students begin with an image analysis regarding this famous ride. Little background knowledge is needed, however this is a great introduction to the famous ride.
Then, this lesson delves into the actual ride itself, focusing on what Mr. Revere does along his adventure, where he stops, and where truth meets fiction. The included Presi presentation follows -step by step - what Paul Revere did on this ride. Students will following the included timeline and record essential details.
Finally, students compare the poem written by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow to the actual ride itself, comparing and contrasting to find where Longfellow embellishes, or just completely gets the story wrong.
Check out Paul Revere's Midnight Ride in this fun, interactive way that will keep your students on the edge of their seats! This product is 1:1 Google compatible -- just share through Google or assign via Google Classroom!
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