English Language Learners
May 22, 2013

Paul Revere's Ride: A Grade 4 English Language Learner (ELL) Common Core Lesson Plan

Source: NYSUT Research and Education Services
common core paul revere lesson

LESSON TITLE: "Paul Revere’s Ride"/Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

TEACHER: Katie Kurjakovic, United Federation of Teachers

SUBJECT: Social Studies

GRADE: Grade 4

TIME FRAME: 3 periods, 45 minutes each; optional 4th period

PLANNING AND PREPARATION: This lesson is designed for a 4th grade class that includes English language learners (ELLs) and students with special needs. This lesson should be taught after students have been introduced to the 4th grade unit on the American Revolution in NY state. They should be familiar with the basic concepts and vocabulary regarding the struggle between Great Britain and the 13 Colonies. Students will need to be paired up for partner work. A writing rubric is used that features a scoring of retell from 1-4.

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