Being a Storyteller: Nestor Gomez
Grades: 6 - 12

Video Description: Nestor Gomez is a professional storyteller focused on the stories of immigrants, refugees, and their descendants. Learn how he believes storytelling can help people understand each other’s culture and lives better.

Type of Video: Profile*
Unique Video ID: Literature-272**

Quick Ideas for Using the Video:

  • Mr. Gomez tells stories of personal narratives and stories of immigrants. Use the video as part of your study of literature or cultures and have students create a story from a personal narrative perspective or interview an immigrant in their community and create a story based on that person’s journey.


*Profile videos use a first-person/first-hand approach to highlight interesting people doing interesting things in the area of study.

**The unique Video ID can be used to quickly locate a single video in the ET collection. This search function is designed to let teachers assign students to watch a specific video and have only that video appear as a search result. Just click on Search and choose “By Video ID.” Then type in the Video ID as it appears above. Be sure to include the dash.