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Grammar Shape-Up
Helps students master the parts of speech.

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Provides a hands-on review of the parts of speech. Topics covered are: nouns, verbs, adverbs, adjectives, pronouns, prepositions, conjunctions.

Students may work on specific skills as well as in a mixed practice format. Constructive help and feedback is provided throughout.

Students are able to track their improvement through progress-to-date and last session scores. Scores are kept in a record management system that allows teachers to monitor their students, learning.

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

Designed for students in grades 6 through 10 (ages 11 and up), the software can also be used by English language learners and older students.

“I have not found a more accurate grammar program.”
- West Limestone High School, Lester, AL


Grammar Shape-Up, Skill levels 6 - 10

  • The program contains 36 grammar lessons and 576 questions.
  • 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.
  • Content can be spoken aloud by using the Merit Text Talker.

Students will...

  • See words in context sentences.
  • Master the correct use of various parts of speech.




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Grammar Shape-Up
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Teacher Program Manager
How to track your students' progress with Merit.

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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.


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Grammar Shape-Up - $69.00

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Home Version $69.00 Use on one computer. Record keeping for 2 students
1 Station: Stand-alone $175.00 Use on one computer. Record keeping for 42 students
5 Pack: 1 Station: Stand-alone $625.00 Use a 1 Station: Stand-alone version on up to 5 separate computers (non-networkable)
5 Stations: Networkable $1,095.00 Use on a network with 5 concurrent users. Record keeping for 1,000 students
10 Stations: Networkable $1,865.00 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.