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Word Problem Shape-Up
Teaches students how to solve whole number, fraction, decimal, and percent word problems.

Word Problem Shape-Up

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Breaks down the process of determining the best way to solve whole number, decimal, fraction, and percent word problems.

After an assessment, critical questions and frequent feedback guide students to solve the problems.

Students scores are kept in a record management system that allows teachers to monitor their independent learning.

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

Designed for students in grades 5 through 9 (ages 10 and up), the software can also be used by older students.

“Great program - highly recommended.”
- North Central Vocational Center, Leslie, AR

Curriculum

Set 1: Word Problem Shape-Up, Whole Numbers, Math Levels 5 - 7
Set 2: Word Problem Shape-Up, Decimals, Fractions, and Percents, Math Levels 6 - 8
Set 3: Word Problem Shape-Up, Mixed Practice and Multi-Operations: using whole numbers, fractions, decimals, and percents, Math Levels 7 - 9

  • Each set contains 180 word problems and 900 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...

  • Determine which data in a word problem is needed to find the solution.
  • Use key words to analyze the operations needed to solve problems.
  • Solve problems using addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division.

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ADDITIONAL RESOURCES

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

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Track students' progress with Merit's Teacher Program Manager, included with this program at no extra charge.

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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Word Problem Shape-Up, Set 1 - $79.00
Word Problem Shape-Up, Set 2 - $79.00
Word Problem Shape-Up, Set 3 - $79.00

 
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Pricing for each set:
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

Pricing for Sets 1, 2 &3:
PROGRAM VERSIONS PRICE VERSION DETAILS
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set price
Use on one computer. Record keeping for 2 students
1 Station: Stand-alone $495.00 Use on one computer. Record keeping for 42 students
5 Pack: 1 Station: Stand-alone $1,745.00 Use a 1 Station: Stand-alone version on up to 5 separate computers (non-networkable)
5 Stations: Networkable $3,125.00 Use on a network with 5 concurrent users. Record keeping for 1,000 students
10 Stations: Networkable $5,315.00 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.