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.
Reflections on Lesson Development