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Need to Raise ELA Test Scores


Area of Concern: Help with all Subjects

Submitted by: Teacher

Grade Level: Middle School

Competency: Below Level

Just got our state ELA test scores back. We are in a Common Core state and we need to do something to raise them. Can you help?



Thanks for your inquiry. Merit is helping many middle schools adjust to the Common Core ELA standards.

Try the reading and vocabulary products in the Complete English Web Suite. The programs help students improve their understanding of complex texts and their knowledge of high-frequency, academic vocabulary skills.

We also suggest using the Punch writing programs and Grammar Fitness. The programs have a strong track record of improving student writing skills through a variety of comprehensive writing and grammar exercises.

Merit Software's Solutions lists many more programs can help with your educational success. For a complete list, please visit Merit Solutions.

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