This guide was prepared by Mary Shea, Ph.D. Dr. Mary Shea teaches undergraduate and graduate reading courses at Canisius College in Buffalo, NY.
Bio-sketch of Paul Revere
Your group is going to prepare the front and back cover of the big book. It will be a shape book.
Get two sheets of oaktag (36" by 24"). Draw a Paul Revere shape on one. Cut out the figure. Use this as a tracer on the second sheet. Trace and cut another Paul Revere shape. Color one to be the front of Paul Revere and the other a view from the back. These will be the front and back cover of the book.
Use a Paul Revere shape as a tracer on a large sheet of lined chart paper. Trace and cut out a shape. This will be used as a Table of Contents. Copy down the title for sections that will be in the finished big book.
Use a Paul Revere shape as a tracer on another large sheet of lined chart paper. Trace and cut out a shape. This will be used for the Bio-sketch. Use the following outline to draft the information for the Bio-sketch before copying it onto the shape paper for the big book.
Bio-Sketch of a Patriot
Portrait of Paul Revere
Name: Birth Date: Place of Birth: Father: Mother: Siblings:
Interesting facts from Paul Revere's youth:
Wife: Children: Residence: Occupation: Friends: Business and Political Associates: