Elementary

Paul Revere Activities

Sandy Burch
Written by Sandy Burch

Fifth Grade students are curious about Paul Revere.  What are the facts?  What’s fiction?  Attached are some support materials to help Fifth Grade classrooms learn more about this famous American and his contributions to the Patriotic cause.

Students can read about Paul and determine fact from ficton.

Suggested book title:  And Then What Happened, Paul Revere?  [This story is in our Houghton-Mifflin ELA textbook.]

Video of the book, And Then What Happened, Paul Revere?  on Discovery Education (AUSD employees have access – user name & p/w)

Map of Boston landscape – this is a great resource to help explain the Boston area

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow’s poem, “The Midnight Ride of Paul Revere” Grant Wood’s famous painting.

First Person narrative by Paul Revere – he tells his grandchildren about his famous ride across the Boston countryside on April 18/19, 1775

Virtual Reality Tour of Paul Revere’s Museum

Access Google Maps to have students see the Memorials, the Freedom Trail, and more!

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Sandy Burch

Sandy Burch