Commonlit (a free digital collection of fiction and nonfiction for classrooms)


CommonLit delivers high-quality, free instructional materials to support literacy development for students in grades 5-12. 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.

Themes include: America, Comedy & Tragedy, Death, Education, Fear & Paranoia, Friendship & Loyalty, Growing Up, Identity, Justice, Freedom & Equality, Love, Man vs. Nature, Men & Women, Morality, Power & Greed, Prejudice & Discrimation, Resilience, Social Change & Revolution, Social Pressure, Technology, Progress & Industry, and War & Peace.


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