Georgia Performance StandardSS3H2 The student will discuss the lives of Americans who expanded peoples rights and freedoms in a democracy.• a. P a u l R e v e r e , Frederick Douglass, Susan B. Anthony, Mary McLeod Bethune, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Eleanor Roosevelt, Thurgood Marshall, Lyndon B. Johnson, and Cesar Chavez.
ObjectiveThe students will be able to discussthe life and accomplishment of PaulRevere by creating a poster with factson it. These facts include: birth date,what he is famous for, one interestingfact, and death date, with 100%mastery.
A Short Paul Revere Video• http://www.earlyamerica.com/paul_revere.htm
Early Years• Born January 1734 – in Boston Massachusetts.• He was an apprentice to his father. He learned the art of gold and silversmith.• Revere made spoons, tea sets, and many other things.
The Boston Tea Party• Paul Revere was a member of the “Sons of Liberty.”• On December 16, 1773, the “Sons of Liberty” were part of The Boston Tea Party.• The Boston Tea Party was a protest against high taxes by the British. They Dumped tea into the Boston Harbor.
Midnight Ride• In April 1775, Paul made his famous midnight ride. He heard that the British planned arrest patriots John Hancock and Samuel Adams.• Paul was told to warn them, so he and two men, William Dawes and Mr. Prescott set off for Lexington and then Concord. They each went a different way in case they were caught by British Army.
The Signal• Before leaving Boston, Paul set up a “signal” to warn the people of British movement.• The “signal” was a lantern hung in the Bell Tower of Christ Church.• One lantern was to be hung if the British were coming by land, two were to be hung if the British were coming by sea.
After the Midnight Ride• After warning Hancock and Adams, Paul met William Dawes again. They headed to Concord to warn the people that the British were coming.• They were met by Dr. Prescott on the way.• All three men were caught by the British on their way to Concord.• Dawes and Prescott escaped, but Revere did not.
Paul Revere’s Death• Died on May 10, 1818 at age 83 years old.• Although he was not recognized as an American hero until his death, Paul Revere was a patriot and folk hero in the name of freedom.
Review• Born in Boston, Massachusetts in January 1734.• Was part of the Boston Tea Party.• Famous for his Midnight Ride to warn colonist that the British were coming.• Died May 1818.• Was not recognized as a hero until after his death.
Activity• Make a digital American Hero poster, photo story, slideshow, etc. about Paul Revere• Your assignment m u s t have a picture of Paul Revere on it.• You can use Prezi, Screenr, SlideShare, AuthorStream, Animoto, or Google apps as a resource for this assignment.• Include facts about Paul Revere around the picture. These facts need to include: – Birth Date/Death Date – What he is famous for – At least THREE interesting facts of your choice