Guided Comprehension Continued:
Summarize the facts you’ve learned from the poem so far and think about the impact this event has had on you life.
How do you think Paul Revere is feeling at this point in the poem?
What events during the start of Paul Revere’s ride could you add to a time line?
What does Paul Revere do right before he comes into Medford town?
Identify the base word and ending of galloped in the first sentence. What is the meaning of the word?
How would you describe the mood, or feeling, of the poem at this point? Does it reflect Paul Revere’s mood?
What do you think the author’s opinion is of the farmers of Concord?
How much time has passed during the ride?
How is this poem different from other stories you have read about the Revolutionary War? Why do you think Longfellow chose to tell this story as a poem?