CommonLit delivers high-quality, free instructional materials to support literacy development for students in grades 3-12. Our resources are:

  • Flexible;
  • Research-Based;
  • Aligned to the Common Core State Standards;
  • Created by teachers, for teachers.

We believe in the transformative power of a great text, and a great question. That’s why we are committed to keeping CommonLit completely free, forever.

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!

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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.

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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.

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Ryan McCarty

Literacy Director

ANet

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.

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Kim Nicoll

ELA Director

MATCH

CommonLit is 100% research-based.

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