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Picture Context Reader
Improves students' basic literacy skills.

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Students read short sentences accompanied by illustrations. Emphasis is placed on learning the nouns in the pictures.

They receive personal explanations and instruction throughout. Students advance as they demonstrate readiness.

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

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

Designed for Low Beginning - High Beginning English language learners and adults (2nd grade reading level), the software can also be used by school age children for remediation.

“Merit's tips, explanations and tracking help to make me a better teacher.”
- Calhoun County Middle / High School, Mt. Zion, WV

Curriculum

Picture Context Reader:
For Low Beginning - High Beginning English language learners

  • Program contains 216 illustrated vocabulary words.
  • Instructional help and feedback will engage students of all ages.
  • Students choose from a menu of reward animations and sounds.
  • All student scores are kept in the Teacher Management Program.
  • Content can be spoken aloud by using the Merit Text Talker.

Students will:

  • Read and respond to complete sentences.
  • Learn the meaning of unfamiliar words.
  • Use illustrations and other words in the text as clues.

LEARN ABOUT:

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES

RELATED PRODUCTS:

Essential English Fitness
Helps students master English grammar fundamentals.
Basic English Fitness
Helps students master English language grammar.

Put Into Action

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Methodology
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Picture Context Reader
Step-by-Step Guide
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This program includes:

Teacher Program Manager
How to track your students' progress with Merit.

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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.

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Picture Context Reader - $79.00

 
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SCHOOL, GOVERNMENT and INSTITUTIONAL PRICING INFORMATION:

PROGRAM VERSIONS PRICE VERSION DETAILS
Home Version $79.00 Use on one computer. Record keeping for 2 students
1 Station: Stand-alone $199.00 Use on one computer. Record keeping for 42 students
5 Pack: 1 Station: Stand-alone $699.00 Use a 1 Station: Stand-alone version on up to 5 separate computers (non-networkable)
5 Stations: Networkable $1,249.00 Use on a network with 5 concurrent users. Record keeping for 1,000 students
10 Stations: Networkable $2,125.00 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.