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Paragraph Punch - Online Edition
Takes students through the process of writing a paragraph – on the web

Paragraph Punch - Online Edition

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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.

  • The program contains 15 writing topics and 1,548 help prompts to guide students through each step in the writing process.
  • Contextual help and feedback engage students of all ages.
  • Instructors may view student writing, in real-time, with an easy-to-use tracking tool.

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.

“My students have achieved wonderful results with Paragraph Punch.”
- Marie D. Durand Elementary School, Vineland, NJ

Curriculum

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 piece of writing.

Put Into Action

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Paragraph Punch Online Edition Step-by-Step Guide
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Track students' progress with Merit's Online Learning Student Tracking, included with this program at no extra charge.

Best viewed at a 1024 x 768 screen resolution with a high-speed Internet connection. Merit web-based programs are platform independent. They are accessible through popular browsers such as Internet Explorer, Firefox, etc. Android and iPad tablets may also run the programs.

FREE EVALUATION VERSION:

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


Launch Demo

Buy the full version to:

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

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Buy PARAGRAPH PUNCH Now:
Select the program(s) you wish to purchase and press "Add To Cart."


Paragraph Punch Online Edition - $35.00

* Single-user / 3-month access / No automatic rebilling / Renew to resume and continue / Work is not lost after 3-months


INCLUDED, AT NO ADDITIONAL CHARGE:

  • Unlimited phone and email support
  • Anywhere, anytime access
  • Teacher accounts
  • Student tracking

MORE ABOUT MERIT ONLINE LEARNING:

  • All Merit online programs are distributed within the Merit Online Learning portal.
  • Within the portal, instructors assign students access to the programs purchased.
  • An account is required for each student.
  • Access may be re-assigned to new students.

Buy For School

HOW TO BUY PARAGRAPH PUNCH FOR YOUR SCHOOL:

The process for ordering Paragraph Punch is simple.

1. Contact Merit Software
Contact Merit Software and we will assist you in creating your institution's account and provide you with a customized sales quote.

2. Import your student roster
Merit will work with you to insure that all of your students are properly entered into the Online Learning system. Each student will need to have a unique login and password.

3. Review the Program Guide PDFs
Get familiar withParagraph Punch and Merit's online management tools by looking at the guides and step-by-step walkthroughs.

4. Get started
Little training is needed to get up to speed quickly. We are here to help you while you work if you have any questions.

INCLUDED, AT NO ADDITIONAL CHARGE:

  • Customer support
  • Implementation assistance
  • Product updates
  • One teacher/tutor login
  • Student tracking

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  • Multiple teacher logins
  • Reusable student accounts
  • Flexible group/class start and end dates

MORE ABOUT MERIT ONLINE LEARNING:

  • All Merit online programs are distributed within the Merit Online Learning portal.
  • Within the portal, instructors assign students access to the programs purchased.
  • An account is required for each student.

TOP FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS:

What kind of computer set-up do I need?
The simple answer is: a web browser and an internet connection. Click here to full system requirements.

Do I need our IT Department to install software on our computers?
No. All of Merit Online Learning programs are web-browser based. Just login through Internet Explorer, Firefox, etc, and you are set. All software updates are done on Merit's servers so you are always up-to-date.

Are teacher accounts included?
Yes, with a school version, teacher accounts are included with the purchase of accounts for students.

More questions? Click here to view all Merit Online Learning Frequently Asked Questions.

PRICING FOR PARAGRAPH PUNCH:

STUDENT ACCOUNTS 3 MONTHS 6 MONTHS 9 MONTHS 12 MONTHS
2 - 10 $162 $185 $208 $231
11 - 20 $184 $210 $236 $261
21 - 30 $205 $234 $263 $292
31 - 45 $308 $352 $395 $438
46 - 60 $407 $465 $523 $580
61 - 80 $541 $618 $695 $770
81 - 105 $708 $809 $910 $1,009
106 - 130 $877 $1,001 $1,126 $1,249
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