Caught'ya!: Grammar With a Giggle
Jane Kiester is the author of the popular Caught'ya books: Caught'ya!
Grammar with a Giggle; Caught'ya Again! More Grammar with a Giggle; The
Chortling Bard! Grammar with a Giggle for High School; Giggles in the
Middle: Caught'ya! Grammar with a Giggle for Middle School; Eggbert, the
Ball, Bounces by Himself: Caught'ya! Grammar with a Giggle for First
Grade; Putrescent Petra Finds Friends: Caught'ya! Grammar with a Giggle
for Second Grade; and Juan and Marie Join the Class: Caught'ya! Grammar with a Giggle for Third Grade (these last three were formerly Elementary, My Dear! Caught'ya! Grammar with a Giggle for Grades 1, 2, and 3), all published by Maupin House. Teachers all over the country also use the new edition of her third book, Blowing Away the State Writing Assessment Test, to help improve their students' scores on state writing assessment tests. Jane currently is writing three new books.
addition to writing books, Jane has given hundreds of workshops to
fellow teachers around the country for the past ten years. Her subject?
The same as in her classroom, where she happily taught elementary or
middle school for more than 30 years -- teaching students to write well.
In her three decades as a classroom teacher, Jane has served
many years as various department chairpersons and grade-level
chairperson. She is also a past president of the Alachua County Teachers
of English. Jane has been recognized three times by "Who's Who Among
America's Teachers." In 2002 she won Teacher of the Year for her school
and Middle School Teacher of the Year for her county.