Using Expert Text from a Latino Author to Inspire Personal Narratives

In this lesson students will use a Latino author, George Rivera, as an author model and a Latino illustrator, Tony Ortega, as an illustrator model, in a short writing unit practicing personal narrative. Students will publish personal narratives with an option to use a simple free tool for digital publishing. It is important to show that Latinos from Colorado have experienced success in a variety of fields.

Created By: Jessica Gerstner Twin Peaks Academy Charter School