Are you just getting started with CommonLit? If you're overwhelmed with what to do first, you've come to the right place! Use the following tools to become a technology-savvy educator with CommonLit!
How can I use CommonLit in my classroom?
We believe in providing teachers with all the resources they need to set their students up for success while also encouraging best practices in the classroom. That’s why the CommonLit Literacy Model is built on a foundation of over 2,000 high-quality free reading passages for grades 3-12, complemented growth-oriented data and expert-led teacher development. Learn about the top 10 tools you can only get on the digital platform below:
Create and Manage a CommonLit Class
There are three main ways to create your digital CommonLit classes. Check out this video to walk you through the process of either manually creating your class, importing your class from Google Classroom, or syncing your class with Clever.
Check out how to Manage a Clever synced CommonLit class here.
Find the Perfect Text: The CommonLit Library
CommonLit's Library offers over 2,000 high-quality texts in English and Spanish to assign to students. Check out the video below on how to filter and find texts within the CommonLit Library.
Accessibility Features Built for All Students
At CommonLit, we believe that all students can access high-quality texts. Our team has worked to provide different entry points to assignments such as Guided Reading Mode, Annotations, Read Aloud, and Translate. You can learn more about them below.
Grade and Auto-Score CommonLit Assignments
Once students have completed their assignments, teachers can grade short response questions and release scores and feedback to students. Learn more about providing feedback to students below:
Data-Driven Teacher Dashboards
CommonLit's data is built to make teachers' lives easier. Watch the following short video on how to use CommonLit's data to inform your future instruction.
The Ultimate Intro to CommonLit
Do you still need a little more information? Check out this video for everything you need to know in less than 10 minutes to become a CommonLit pro!
Sign up for a free 1-hour Getting Started webinar here.