This is a great study guide for a summer reading program or independent study as well as classroom reading circle use!
Welcome to a Time Travel adventure into the past. The book cover told you many things. Uncover the tips and foretelling that you have already seen. LOOK CLOSER
Your adventure with Rush Revere and the American Revolution novel study begins now. This is a historical fiction novel for children and the student study book is meant to accompany the book. The book itself is AR 5.2 and worth 8 points for those students taking Accelerated Reader Quizzes.
This is a fabulous novel for your students to encourage an interest in history of America and accompanies a social studies unit on the Revolutionary War time period.. This would also be a nice book for the new adult reader too.. Diverse and suited for the gifted learner as there are higher level thinking skill activities. Gifted grade 4 and grade 5 and up.
In the 49 page packet, you will find questions to prompt deeper understanding and comparative study of the time period and this author's artistic liberty in telling the story of the Paul Revere and the Patriots battles of Lexington and Concord. Learn of Old Boston!
This is a printable booklet covering topics such as:
Discerning facts vs. fiction
Identifying Redcoats and Patriots (from the descriptions in the novel
Performance based component (Literature task, Narrative task, and Research Simulation task)
Explore word definitions, and figures of speech
Map skills based on the descriptions in text
Charts for understanding
Retelling the story to reinforce understanding
Lesson on how to draw Somerset, the British warship
Comparing two sources
Writing paragraph answers to a prompt with introduction, facts and conclusion
Reading facts on the Lantern ride from a first hand account to accompany this book
Cursive writing skills sheet
Critical thinking skills and extending the thinking
Venn Diagram activity
Drawing activity related to adjectives and facts written in a descriptive page
Creating a coin by reading description in text
Includes Henry W. Longfellow's famous poem, "The Midnight Ride of Paul Revere."
A Tic Tac Toe board to encourage artistic choices in demonstrating comprehension.
The TEACHER guide and answer key is found here: Rush Revere and the American Revolution Novel Study Guide TEACHER book
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