Paul Revere (December 21, 1734 – May 10, 1818)[N 1] was an American silversmith, early industrialist, and a patriot in the American Revolution. He is most famous for alerting Colonial militia of approaching British forces before the battles of Lexington and Concord, as dramatized in Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's poem, "Paul Revere's Ride."
This reading passage is written for elementary students who benefit from modified texts in social studies. The biography of Paul Revere focuses only on the most important information about his legacy as a historical figure in U.S. History. Utilize this passage as a support for your unit on the American Revolution!This is the first of a series of passages about important people in U.S.
Do you need to add a little more excitement and engagement to your Paul Revere unit? Or are you looking for the perfect review before the test? This lapbook activity is sure to keep those kiddos engaged and enthusiastic as you bring history to life. The lapbook includes key vocabulary review, biography information, making connections with Paul Revere, who, what, when and where flipbook, and a writing topic activity.
The Paul Revere House museum offers a "Virtual Midnight Ride" through an interactive map of the route Revere took on April 18, 1775. Click on the images to see photos and illustrations and read historical information.