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ITV Teacher’s Guides

Many of the guides listed below are in PDF file format and require Adobe® Acrobat Reader® to view.

Arts and Humanities

Appleseed John (theater; upper primary-7)

Art History I: A Century of Modern Art (visual arts appreciation; 6-12)

Art On-Air (visual arts instruction; 4-6)

Arts Express (multi-arts theory; P-6)

Creating Stories and Music (exploring the connections between writing and composing; 4-5)

DanceSense (understanding dance elements, styles, and history; 5-10)

Dancing Threads: Community Dances from Africa to Zuni (dance instruction and participation; K-8)

Electronic Field Trip to the Kentucky Center for the Arts (visit to a performance venue; 6-12)

Ellis Wilson—So Much To Paint (visual arts biography; 9-12)

From the Shadows of the River (visual arts documentary; 4-12)

Hymnody of Earth (music performance; 5-12)

Imagine That (theater theory and participation; 4-5)

Looking at Painting (visual arts documentary; 9-12)

Mountain Born: The Jean Ritchie Story (music biography; 7-12)

Old Music for New Ears (music performance and participation; P-8)

Richard Davis on Jazz (music history and performance; 5-12, adults)

Wind in the Willows (theater performance; K-8)

Winter: Season of Darkness and Light (multi-arts performance, winter holidays; 4-12)

Words Like Freedom/Sturdy Black Bridges (African-American poetry and music performance; 9-12)

World of Our Own: Kentucky Folkways (traditional-arts documentary; 8-12)

Foreign Language

¡Arte y más! (Spanish immersion through the arts; P-K)

Saludos (beginning Spanish; P-5)


Beyond the Page (reading; 3-5)

James Still’s River of Earth (reading; 3-5)

Latin Roots for English Word Power (Latin and Greek roots of English words; 9-12)

Signature (profiles of contemporary Southern writers; 9-12)

Telling Tales (Appalachian, African, and Native American stories; K-4)

Write Ideas (creative ideas for writing poetry; 4-8)


Tumbletown Tales (mathematical problem solving; primary)

Multi-Disciplinary Offerings

KET Electronic Field Trips

Practical Living/Vocational Studies

Bullying/Character Education (guidance and character development; P-4)

Character Education Series (guidance and character development; P-4)

For Grades K-2:
For Grades 2-4:

Connect with Kids at Risk (teen issues; 6-12)

Fat Albert & the Cosby Kids (dealing with everyday problems; P-7)

Flirting or Hurting? Sexual Harrassment in Schools (definition, effects, and how to respond; 6-adult)

Just for Me (making wise decisions; P-4)

Looking from the Inside/Out (health and guidance about emotional skills; P-5)

Street Skills (driving safety; 11-12)

Professional Development

Promise Not To Tell? A Teacher’s Guide to Recognizing and Responding to Child Sexual Abuse (teachers, counselors, and administrators at all levels)


Backyard Safari (biology in the world around us; P-3)

Concepts in Nature (life sciences; P-6)

North American Biomes (biology, ecology; 4-8)

Social Studies

The Almost Painless Guide to American Civics (civics; 5-12)

America Past (American history; 8-12)

America’s Special Days (holidays in the United States; primary)

America’s Veterans (the meaning of Veterans Day; 4-9)

Econ and Me (basic economic concepts; P-5)

Events of the 20th Century (history; 7-12)

Great Native American Leaders (Native American leaders and cultures; 6-12)
(Word .doc format; 2-3 pages each; approx. 30K ea.)

Great Native American Nations (history and cultures of Native Americans; 3-8)
(Word .doc format; 2-3 pages each; approx. 30K ea.)

I Love Music! (cultural studies; P-6)
(Word .doc format; 2 pages each; 27K ea.)

Kentucky GeoQuest (Kentucky geography; 4)

Kentucky in Africa (Kentucky and African-American history; 4-12)

The Kentucky Legislature: Behind the Scenes

Kentucky’s Story (Kentucky history; 4-5)

Kentucky’s Underground Railroad—Passage to Freedom (history; 4-12, adult)

News Quiz (current events; 4-8)

Our Presidents in America’s History (personal and historical profiles; 5-12)
(Word .doc format; 2 pages each; approx. 30K ea.)

About the PDF Format and Adobe Acrobat Reader®

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