About the Paul Revere Lesson
To introduce Paul Revere to the students using a short listening/reading piece followed by a corresponding worksheet.
• Students will be introduced to Paul Revere.
• Students will gain an interest in historical figures who have played a significant role in America?s history.
• Students will practice their listening and comprehension skills.
Paul Revere was born in Boston on January 1, 1735. Paul went to school at the North Writing School and was an apprentice under his father, learning the art of working with gold and silver. His father died when he was only 19 years old and Paul took over the family business.
Only two years after the death of his father, Paul volunteered to fight the French in New York. After his short bout with the French, Paul married Sarah Orne and they had eight children together. When she passed away, Paul remarried and had another eight children.