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by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow


Welcome to the parent guide for this text! Read below to find out about what your child is reading in class and how you can support him/her at home.

This week in class, we’re reading "Paul Revere's Ride" by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.

The poem “Paul Revere’s Ride” tells the story of Paul Revere, whose ride through greater Boston one night in 1775 helped spark the American Revolution. 

As we read, we will be discussing the themes of America and Honor & Courage as they relate to the text. We are trying to answer these big questions :

"What makes America unique?" and "What makes a hero?"

Ways to support your child: