Document Based Questions from Mrs. McAllister's 4th Grade Class

Clements Library

Who do you think wrote this letter and why was she concerned about her husband's safety?

How is this letter different from one you would write today?

Imagine you had written this letter during the American Revolution. How would you have had it delivered?  

Essay: Paul Revere never received this letter because his wife gave it to a trusted friend who turned out to be a British spy.  What do you think he did with the letter, and explain the importance of spies in the Revolutionary War.


Read Responses

Your first name:    Your age:   Your state:

Your full e-mail address here:


Submitted by:
Mrs. McAllister's Fourth Grade Class
Clinton Avenue Elementary School
Port Jefferson Station, New York