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Merit Question and Answer
Which elementary writing program do you recommend for my students?


Area of Concern: Process Writing

Submitted by: Teacher

Grade Level: Elementary School

Competency: Below Level

Students in my class, for the most part, are unable to write stories without the constant repetition of and. they refuse to use first, at the beginning, next and/or other words to help the readers depict where they are in the story. I need some help. Thanks.



Merit software has helped many elementary students improve their writing skills. Our most popular programs for this purpose is Starter Paragraph Punch and Grammar Fitness.

Starter Paragraph Punch helps students learn different ways to write an effective paragraph by focusing on reasons, details, sequence, example, and cause and effects. Help prompts guide students step by step through pre-writing, writing, organizing, editing, rewriting, and publishing.

Grammar Fitness helps students with grammar improvement and writing improvement. The program also helps students recognize common problems in writing — including run-on sentences, comma faults, sentence fragments, and misplaced or dangling modifiers.

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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