Caught'ya!: Grammar with a Giggle

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Maupin House Publishing, Inc., 1990 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 224 pages
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Jane Bell Kiester transforms the sentence-a-day approach to teaching grammar, usage, and mechanics into an intriguing and easy skill-builder. Teachers of students in grades 3-12 save valuable planning time with these classroom-proven soap opera plots ready for the blackboard or overhead. One story each for elementary, middle, and high school, easily adapted to your own classroom. Includes machine-readable tests, keys, plot outlines, and spin-off activities.  
 

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Contents

CHAPTER 4
59
CHAPTER 5
83
CHAPTER 6
108
CHAPTER 7
143
CHAPTER 8
175
CHAPTER 9
215
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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's most recent book is Teach Spelling So It Sticks. She is currently writing three new books.In 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.Problem-solving Workshops for TeachersJane's energy is contagious! Her workshops, seminars and invited presentations delight and rejuvenate teachers at all grade levels. Jane delivers practical, classroom-proven ideas to solve those yucky "must-do" situations all teachers face. Each presentation sparkles with Jane's insightful humor. Her seminars and symposium speaking topics are shaped to fit the specific needs of schools and districts.

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