About Me

Storyteller

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Growing up in the Appalachian tradition of storytelling, I tell stories in my natural dialect. I perform folktales, ghost 'haint' tales, personal stories and student stories gleaned from my writing workshops.  

Writing Workshops

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In grades 3 - 12 the focus is on students writing a fictional story modeled after a Jack Tale (a folktale.  Pre-writing activities include development of characters, plot and story development. K- 2 focus is on the development of oral skills and sequencing where students create a Jack Tale picture book using simple shapes to draw characters.

Drama Workshops

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Classroom activities focus on developing performance and technical elements as well as individual creativity to present skits, plays or an oral story.

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Octavia Sexton Performing/Teaching Artist

874 Big Cave Rd., Orlando, KY 40460, US