The Story of Paul Revere

Close Read Passage, 322 words, Biography (nonfiction), Sequence, Level Z (Grade 5), Lexile 880L

On April 18, 1775, Paul Revere set out to warn the people of Lexington that the British were coming. A poem written in 1860 made his "midnight ride" famous and turned Revere into an American hero—but is the poem accurate?

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