This article is intended only for customers and partners using Canvas. Our Canvas integration is available for schools and districts who purchase our School Essentials PRO package. To learn more about School Essentials PRO, please head to: https://www.commonlit.org/en/school-essentials
Once you’ve imported your class from Canvas, you can start creating assignments.
Create an Assignment
To link an assignment to Canvas, you must first create the assignment on CommonLit. Click Go to CommonLit to access CommonLit’s Library and create your assignment.
For more information on how to create an assignment on CommonLit, see How do I create an assignment?
Link an Existing Assignment to Canvas
Once you’ve created your assignment, go back to Canvas and click Link Existing Assignment.
Scroll down and search for your assignment. Then, click Add to Canvas.
Then, click Select.
Be sure to choose your assignment’s Available from and Due dates on Canvas. Note that CommonLit assignments are available at 12:00 AM on the start date and due by 11:59 PM on the due date.
Then click Save or Save and Publish.
Your assignment is now linked to Canvas!