Vocabulary
Story Sequence
What Does It Mean?
The Poet Said...
Potpourri

100

To see something that has been made larger is to look at it in this way.
What is "magnified"?

100

It is where the poem begins.
What is in a colony near the ocean?

100

"A line of black that bends and floats" refers to this.
What is the way the river looks at night?

100

The poet stated that Paul Revere rowed with "muffled oar...to the Charlestown shore" for this reason.
What is that he did not want to be heard?

100

Paul Revere and his friend are alike in this way.
What is they were both rebels?

200

A high-spirited horse
What is a "steed"?

200

This had to happen before Paul Revere could begin his ride
What is that his friend had to signal from the bell tower?

200

The phrase, "Chasing the red-coats down the lane" can be a clue that the setting is at this time in history.
What is the Revolutionary War?

200

"One if by land..."
What is one lantern will be the signal if the British will attack over land?

200

It is the most likely reason that the author wrote this poem.
What is to entertain readers with a tale about a patriot?

300

Something that is gloomy is also this...
What is "somber"?

300

It is what Paul Revere's friend does before climbing to the belfry tower.
What is spy on the British soldiers in the street?

300

A determined person can accomplish great things, can be thought of as the story's.....
What is theme?

300

" A hurry of hooves in the village street" means this is happening.
What is that Paul Revere's steed is galloping fast?

300

The author most likely feels this about the farmers of Concord.
What is admiration for their courage in firing back at the British?

400

Your destiny is also known this.
What is "fate"?

400

It is what Paul Revere did right before he went into Medford town.
What is cross a bridge?

400

The poet writes that a spark from the horse's hooves "kindled the land into flame with its heat", which actually refers to this.
What is the growing need of the colonists for freedom?

400

"Who at the bridge would be first to fall.."
Who would be the first man killed in the war?

400

The big idea of the poem has to do with having pride in your country's history or having this.
What is patriotism?

500

Something shining in a dim light is only a.....
What is a "glimmer"?

500

It is the last thing that happened in the poem.
What is that the colonists achieved a victory because of the warning?

500

When the author states "You know the rest.", he actually means this..
What is that we have studied and remembered all that happened in the Revolution?

500

"The fate of a nation was riding that night..."
What is that the Americans depended upon Paul's warning to fight and one day become a country?

500

Paul Revere can be thought of as fearless, which is a synonym for this vocabulary term.
What is "bold"?