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

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PE Lesson Local History Simulating Immigrant Activities

In this lesson students will simulate some of the physical activities immigrants had to do when they came to Colorado. All stations have cue cards that have excerpts straight from the Boulder County Latino History Project website.

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