Merit has been producing educational software since 1983. Its programs are designed to address the core competencies that students require to succeed. In-house product development and close contact with customers enables us to produce effective, efficient and easy-to-use instructive technologies.
As students advance, to improve writing skills they need in-depth support. They need to organize their thoughts and learn to clearly communicate their ideas in writing.
However, it can be challenging for teachers to provide personal attention to each pupil. This is where Paragraph Punch fits in.
Paragraph Punch takes users through the process of writing a basic paragraph. From pre-set writing prompts users develop an idea and write their own topic sentence, body, and a conclusion.
The site provides online interactive exercises that guide users step by step through pre-writing, writing, organizing, editing, rewriting, and publishing.
Guides students in writing effective paragraphs useful in the business world.
Choosing from a menu of topics, students develop an idea into a paragraph, as they write their own topic sentence, body and conclusion.
The program prompts students step by step, from pre-writing to a finished paragraph.
Teachers can monitor their students progress in the record management system.
The questions, answers and explanations of the programs can be spoken aloud.
Designed for students in grades 9 through 11 (ages 14 and up), the software can also be used by English language learners and adult students.