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Share with Students

Informational article with standards-aligned, text-dependent questions

Assign text-dependent questions to hold students accountable for high-level reading and writing.

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Student progress and data analytics on reading comprehension

Analyze student performance and compare class reports on key reading and writing skills.

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Teacher Testimonials

I use CommonLit all the time when planning my unit and yearly curriculum. Materials are rigorous and relevant in an easy-to-find, teacher-friendly format. I can tell it is a resource written by teachers, which is so important!


Noel Quivey

High School Teacher

CommonLit offers a unique resource in support of literacy and critical thinking. The wonderful collection of free and accessible texts enables students to explore enduring themes.


Jay McTighe

Understanding by Design

CommonLit serves an immediate need felt by all teachers who are trying to align their instruction to the Common Core Standards...I work with teachers every day who could benefit greatly from this resource.


Ryan McCarty

Literacy Director


As an ELA curriculum director for the Match network of charter schools, I have found no resource that is more valuable or immediately impactful in the classroom.


Kim Nicoll

ELA Director