Common Core Standards: Writing
The Common Core Standards require students to learn to write narrative, informative, and argumentative
paragraphs and essays. Pupils need to master increasingly sophisticated writing skills, incorporating the
correct use of grammar.
Fortunately, teaching with Merit’s grammar and writing software is a well-established method to
accomplish this task. The programs cover a wide range of skills and break core concepts down into
understandable parts for learners.
Merit’s Grammar Fitness helps students understand troublesome points of grammar while tracking progress
in an easy-to-use reporting system.
The “Punch” writing programs guide students step-by-step through the writing process. Built-in prompts
help students organize ideas into complete, concise works, and, in the process, promote self-editing and