Paragraph Punch®


Students learn how to write a basic paragraph from any computer with an Internet connection. They develop an idea, and write a topic sentence, body, and conclusion.

  • Guides students through each step in the writing process
  • Contains 15 pre-set writing topics and 1,548 help prompts
  • Contextual help and feedback engage students of all ages
  • Student writing and progress is stored online

Designed for students in grades 5 through 10 (ages 10 and up), the software can also be used by English language learners and adult students.

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    • Pay as you go, no automatic renewals
    • 100% web-based, easy to use, no software to install
    • Free and unlimited phone and email support

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Paragraph Punch, Skill Levels 5 to 10

  • Self-paced and self-advancing; moves students ahead as they demonstrate readiness.
  • Pupils receive immediate, personal help throughout.
  • Teachers can monitor pupils’ progress and time-on-task through an easy-to-use online portfolio.

Students will…

  • Use pre-writing strategies for different writing tasks.
  • Write clear descriptive sentences.
  • Focus writing on a central idea or topic.
  • Use devices to develop relationships among ideas.
  • Use supporting ideas, detail, and facts to develop and elaborate on a topic.
  • Use an effective organizational pattern.
  • Proofread to correct conventional errors in mechanics, usage, and punctuation.
  • Analyze and revise a draft to further develop a pieceof writing.

Put Into Action


Paragraph Punch Online Edition Step-by-Step Guide
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Try a Demo


Merit is pleased to offer free evaluation versions of its software. The evaluation versions provide full-working samples of the activities of the program.

Please click on the Launch Demo! button and wait for the program to load. No login or personally identifiable information is required, and there is no time limit to your use.

Buy the full version to:

  • Save and resume work
  • Access lots more content
  • View student work online

Track students’ progress with Merit’s Online Learning Student Tracking, included with this program at no extra charge.

Best viewed on a desktop, laptop, or tablet.with a steady Internet connection. Merit web-based programs are platform independent. They are accessible through popular browsers such as Chrome, Edge, and Firefox.
Paragraph Punch®

Additional information

Weight 0.01 oz

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