Merit Solutions for Teaching Writing

Merit for teaching writing helps educators by breaking the writing process down into understandable parts. Students receive immediate personal, feedback to their responses. Writing is automatically stored in an easy-to-use online portfolio.

Online Activities for Teaching Writing

Starter Paragraph Punch Helps students learn different ways to write a basic paragraph – on the web! DESIGNED FOR UPPER ELEMENTARY, SPECIAL NEEDS, HIGH BEGINNING, LOW INTERMEDIATE ENGLISH LANGUAGE LEARNERS
  • Interactive, step-by-step writing prompts
  • Built-in tips guide students while they work
  • Contextual help and feedback engage students of all ages
Paragraph Punch Top Choice Helps students learn different ways to write a paragraph – on the web! DESIGNED FOR INTERMEDIATE, SECONDARY, and ADULT STUDENTS
  • Self-paced and self-advancing.
  • Motivational format.
  • Writing kept in an easy-to-use online portfolio.
Essay Punch Helps students learn different ways to write an essay online! DESIGNED FOR SECONDARY, ADVANCED, IELTS, TOEFL, AND COLLEGE PREP STUDENTS
  • Provides personalized instruction.
  • Explanations for correct answers, whether responses are right or wrong.
  • Instructors can view student writing and track time-on-task.


In-depth Instruction

Provides a structured and supportive environment that enables college prep students to apply skills while they are learning.

Intensive Concentration

When students encounter areas of difficulty, they can choose to access several forms of assistance. Explanations, tips, examples, and options to retry skills maximize learning opportunities.

Personalized Feedback

Context-sensitive tips help college prep students accept responsibility for their weaknesses and build their confidence as learners.

Automatic Scoring

Teachers are able to quickly measure student areas of concern, using our Teacher Program Manager, and plan lessons in response to specific needs.

Learn more about how Merit helps teachers, tutors and students achieve academic success.