ERIC Number: ED440284
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000-Apr-7
Reference Count: N/A
Beginnings III: A Publication of Adult Student Writing of the Ohio Writers' Conference.
Ohio State Literacy Resource Center, Kent.
This document contains 58 poems, essays, letters, personal narratives, reminiscences, and short stories that were selected from 255 entries submitted by 170 adult student writers in Ohio. The student-authored literary works, which adult educators can use in their adult literacy classrooms, are grouped under the following themes: family, learning, nature, feelings, and reminiscences. Among the titles included are the following: "Raising Special Children" (Sharon Sheppard-Scott); "I Finally See" (Sharon Harsh); "The Bloodshed of Our Children" (Vickie Hargraves); "Brittany's Brace" (Norma J. King); "Daddies" (Cindy Wright); "My Success" (Tracy Graham); "To Mommy's Little Angel, Rebecca" (Amy Chandler); "An Evening Death" (Toni White); "A Single Mother's Reward" (Sharon Cavell); "Su Ah and Hyun Ah" (Kum Sun Kim); "Innocence Taken" (Regina Mulkey); "An Unsolved Fire" (Karen S. Smith); "A Tribute to the Step-Up Experience" (Karen Bowman); "Never Give Up" (Ruan Luong); "Safety at Home" (Kathy Brooks); "My Life's Dream" (Nora Thomas); "The Greatness in Yourself" (Stacy Jones); "Santa's Wife a Missing" (Karen Safewright); "Angle of the Lake" (Phil Edwards); "Maybe Tomorrow I'll Find What I'm After (A Man in Search of a Love)" (Lonnie Littleton); "My Old Kentucky Home" (Glen A. Baldwin); "Ramadan" (Traci Cornist); "Sharecropping" (Harold Lester); "Christmas in Ukraine" (Zenia Kovalska); "Hair Day" (Norma J. King); and "Wildmen" (Ken Tallon). Concluding the document are biographies of the authors and a list of honorable mention winners. (MN)
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Learning, Adult Literacy, Adult Students, Biographies, Creative Writing, Essays, Family Life, Literacy Education, Personal Narratives, Poetry, Reminiscence, Short Stories, State Programs, Student Attitudes, Student Writing Models
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Publication Type: Creative Works
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Ohio State Literacy Resource Center, Kent.
Identifiers - Location: Ohio