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Language Arts

Everyday Voices

The how-to’s of creative writing
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30 minutes
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Kentucky author George Ella Lyon leads a group of adult workshop participants through exercises designed to spark creativity and provide ideas for writing. Each program focuses on a specific form of writing, from poetry to the personal narrative.

Lyon is the author of the novel With a Hammer for My Heart as well as Come a Tide and other children’s books. For additional background on the writer, pair Everyday Voices with An Electronic Conversation with George Ella Lyon, in which she talks about the inspirations for her own work and her writing process.

Program of Studies:
Writing: Writing Content, Writing Structure, Writing Process, Writing Conventions
Arts and Humanities: Purposes for Creating the Arts, Processes in the Arts, Interrelationships Among the Arts
Practical Lviing/Vocational Studies: Career Awareness, Exploration, and Planning; Employability Skills
Technology: Inquiry and Research; Research, Inquiry/Problem-solving and Innovation; Information, Communication and Productivity High School
Speaking, Listening, Observing

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2012/13 KETKY Program Schedule

101. Journaling
Creative and easy ways to begin the healing art of journaling and how it can lead to other forms of writing.
102. Writing Fiction
A series of exercises designed to help the aspiring writer create a fictional character.
103. Children's Books
Details and ideas on how to get started writing for children.
104. Poetry
Fun and stimulating exercises that demonstrate the how-to of writing poetry.
105. Personal Narrative
How memories can serve as inspiration for writing.

The schedule listed here includes only airings on the KETKY channel. See the complete Everyday Voices broadcast schedule for airings on all KET channels.

Kentucky Academic Expectations

This program relates to the following Kentucky Academic Expectations.

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