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Basic Skills Pack
Basic Skills software that works!

Basic Skills Pack

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Consists of a group of Merit Software programs bundled together, selected to cover the core competencies necessary to improve students basic skills.

The software is self-paced and self-correcting. Students advance as they demonstrate readiness.

Scores are tracked in a record management system that allows teachers to view and print detailed reports.

The questions, answers and explanations of the program can be spoken aloud by using the Merit Text Talker.

Designed for students in grades 3 through 5 (ages 8 and up), the software can also be used by older students.

“The kids really like it and the teachers find it very helpful.”
- Highbee Elementary School, Highbee, MO

Overview

The Basic Skills Pack is comprised of the following three curriculum components: Reading / Vocabulary, Writing / Grammar, and Mathematics. Skill Levels 3 - 5.

  • Contextual help and feedback engage students of all ages.
  • Students choose from a menu of reward animations and sounds.
  • All student work is stored in the Teacher Program Manager.
  • Voice support is available with most of the English programs.

Reading / Vocabulary Basic Skills Curriculum
Concepts covered:

  • Determine main idea
  • Identify sequence of details
  • Draw inferences from text
  • Draw conclusions
  • Understand vocabulary from context

Mathematics Basic Skills Curriculum
Concepts covered:

  • Practice using addition and subtraction
  • Identify areas of weakness with whole numbers
  • Break down word problems into steps
  • Understand what fractions mean

Writing / Grammar Basic Skills Curriculum
Concepts covered:

  • Recognize common errors in word usage
  • Identify parts of speech in context sentences
  • Identify common writing problems
  • Use pre-writing strategies
  • Correct faulty sentence structure

All versions of this Merit Software Windows 2000/2003/XP program require 8 MB RAM and 32 MB hard disk space. This program requires a minimum screen resolution of 800 by 600 pixels. Windows Vista and Windows 7 users may run this program in Windows XP mode.

What's Included

The Reading / Vocabulary Basic Skills Curriculum consists of
the following titles:
(listed in order of difficulty)

The Mathematics Basic Skills Curriculum consists of the following titles:

The Writing / Grammar Basic Skills Curriculum consists of the following titles:

LEARN ABOUT:

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES

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Try a Demo

The Basic Skills Pack consists of three curriculum components. Among the three components are 9 separate software programs that have been effective in improving students' basic reading, writing and mathematics.

Evaluation versions of all of the programs may be downloaded by clicking the 'Download Demo' link for the corresponding program (each program approximately 10MB).

Reading / Vocabulary Basic Skills Curriculum:

Mathematics Basic Skills Curriculum:

Writing / Grammar Basic Skills Curriculum:

Buy It / Pricing

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Basic Skills Pack Complete Curriculum - $335.00 $285.00
Reading / Vocabulary Curriculum - $225.00
Mathematics Curriculum - $115.00
Writing / Grammar Curriculum - $145.00

 
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School / Institutional / Government users:


SCHOOL, GOVERNMENT and INSTITUTIONAL PRICING INFORMATION:
Represents a substantial discount compared to purchasing programs separately.

PROGRAM VERSIONS PRICE VERSION DETAILS
Home Version $335.00
$285.00*
Use on one computer. Record keeping for 2 students
1 Station: Stand-alone $925.00 Use on one computer. Record keeping for 42 students
5 Pack: 1 Station: Stand-alone $3,529.00 Use a 1 Station: Stand-alone version on up to 5 separate computers (non-networkable)
5 Stations: Networkable $6,685.00 Use on a network with 5 concurrent users. Record keeping for 1,000 students
10 Stations: Networkable $10,555.00 Use on a network with 10 concurrent users. Record keeping for 1,000 students
Site License Contact Us Use on a network with more than 10 concurrent users. Record keeping for 1,000 students



All versions of Merit programs come with the Teacher Program Manager which allows for student record keeping.