Paul Revere and the Minutemen of the American Revolution

CD - unabridged
Audio (2 discs)
Product Number: BN844
Released: Jan 01, 2011
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781455805266
Narrator/s: Benjamin Becker
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
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Description

The Library of American Lives and Times Biographies For Grades 4-8 Correlated to the Curriculum Extend the learning through this new biography series. The Library of American Lives and Times use extensive primary resources as it brings American history to life for your students. Learn about some of the greatest players who helped in shaping America as it grew from a colony to a world super power. Through a chronological narrative, enriched with diary entries, letters, and other primary documents, students will learn about the various stages of our nation's development, as well as learning to think about history from the perspective of both individuals and society. By learning about history from a particular and unique biographical perspective, each student will learn about the following themes that form the framework for the social studies standards: Culture; People, Places, and Environments; Individual Development and Identity; Individuals, Groups, and Institutions; Power, Authority, and Governance; Production, Distribution, and Consumption; Global Connections: Civic Ideals and Practices. These books are comprehensive biographical treatments of important Americans, emphasizing not just their lives, but the times in which they lived. "Listen my children and you shall hear of the midnight ride of Paul Revere." This opening line from Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's tribute poem, "Paul Revere's Ride", celebrates a highlight of this Boston-born folk hero's life and times. Like many of his contemporaries, Paul Revere was not only a businessman and family man, but also a soldier and spy. Series Review - "These attractive titles serve not only as quality report sources but also as a general interest titles." - School Library Journal

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