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Writing mechanics help desperately wanted!



QUESTION:

Area of Concern: Writing Mechanics & Grammar
Submitted by: Other
Grade Level: Middle School
Competency: Below Level
Problems with following through on writing strategies with appropriate use of syntax, grammar, and sometimes, punctuation. They need reinforcement on how and why to use certain verb tenses and how to differentiate between complex and compound/complex sentences. They need to understand that proper sentence construction is important in communicating their ideas.
(they are in 6,7 and 8th grades)



ANSWER:

Thank you for contacting us. Merit Software has helped many students improve their writing and grammar skills.

I recommend that your students start with Grammar Fitness and Grammar Shape-Up.

Grammar Fitness helps students cope with many troublesome points in grammar including usage, diction, idioms, grammatical relationships and punctuation. Grammar Shape Up helps students master the parts of speech. They learn to recognize a word as a specific part of speech within context sentence.



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