Meredith Liben is the Director of the Literacy and English Language Arts team at Student Achievement Partners. Meredith has taught and administered in a wide range of settings over the past 30 years. She has taught every grade from kindergarten through grad school and has been collaborating with David Liben for the past twenty-eight years in many of these endeavors, including the founding of two innovative model schools in New York City - New York Prep, a junior high school in East Harlem, and in 1991, the Family Academy. Meredith has a bachelor’s degree in Classics and Government from Oberlin College and a master’s degree and advanced work from the University of Massachusetts and City University of New York.
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Grade 7 nonfiction. (Relevant for Grades 6-8)
Thorough explanation of the how and why of text-dependent questions for close, analytic reading. Includes examples.
Lifelong ELA teacher Meredith Liben offers a strategy drawn from her experience supporting students in close readings of texts.