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Lesson plan

Day 3: "The Midnight Ride of Paul Revere"

teaches Common Core State Standards RL.5.2 http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RL/5/2
teaches Common Core State Standards RL.5.6 http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RL/5/6
teaches Common Core State Standards RL.5.4 http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RL/5/4
teaches Common Core State Standards RL.5.1 http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RL/5/1

Day 3: "The Midnight Ride of Paul Revere"

This lesson focuses on the techniques that Henry Wadsworth Longfellow uses to develop the theme of the poem. A prior understanding of author's purpose and foreshadowing are useful for successful completion of this lesson. In upcoming lessons, students will examine how the theme and mood of the poem are interconnected. Special Materials: Students will need a copy of the anchor text.