The Midnight Ride of
Paul Revere
ACTIVITY 1: Read the poem.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow wrote a poem about Paul Revere's ride. Use this website to read through the poem. You can click on any of the brown links to get help in understanding. As you read,fill in the worksheet to describe how the ride progressed.

ACTIVITY 2: Read Paul Revere's account.

Sometimes a poet or storyteller will add or remove information to make the story better. On this website, you can read the real information about the ride from Paul Revere's journal. Fill out your worksheet to explain what really happened.

ACTIVITY 3: What do you think?

Now that you've completed reading the poem and the historical account, read a little more about Paul Revere. What do you think really happened on the night of April 18, 1775?


Worksheet 1 and Worksheet 2

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