One of the ways you can browse the CommonLit Library is through theme. The Library currently contains over 20 themes to browse!
To browse the CommonLit Library by theme, click on Browse Content in the navigation bar and select The Library from the drop-down menu. Below the search bar, click "Show More Filters." From there, click "Themes" and select the theme you are interested in. Once you select a theme, you will see a selection of texts related to that theme.
Additionally, below "Themes," you can click on the Theme and choose an Essential Question to browse texts related to that Essential Question. This will help you plan units around a theme and engage students with big picture ideas.