Joaquin’s Gold” is a western adventure set in 19th Century California. Its main character is Joaquin Murrieta, the famous bandit. It’s based on Central California legends and is set in Pinnacles National Park. Please feel free to download a free copy of the story here on TPT and print out as many copies as you like.
Here are links to the Gold fluency and short story units:
If you enjoyed "Joaquin's Gold", ride with him again in "Navidad". This story is free, too, and I encourage you to give it a peek. Here's the link: https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Navidad-short-story-text-2845796