And Then What Happened, Paul Revere? Extension Activities
- Grades: 3–5
About this book
Grade Level Equivalent: 4.1
Lexile Measure: 830L
Guided Reading Level: R
Age: Age 8, Age 9, Age 10
Genre: Autobiography and Biography
Subject: Colonial and Revolutionary America, Historic Figures
Choose from the following activities:
- Write a conversation between Paul Revere and John Lowell as they carry John Hancock's trunk across Lexington Green. Then act out the dialogue for the class with a friend.
- Choose one of the crafts that Paul Revere mastered. Use the encyclopedia and other nonfiction to find out more about the craft and the steps it involves. Write a brief report about it, and share it orally with the class.
- Create a time line that places all the major events of Paul Revere's life. Write a short essay on the event that you find most interesting. Be sure to research the details in your class or school library.
- Imagine you are Paul Revere in his old age. Write a memoir of your famous ride as you might describe it for your great-grandchildren. Share your writing with the class.