CommonLit Book Pairings

CommonLit Book Pairings:

Free, curated book pairings for common novels

Have students explore connections novels through selected passages from fiction and nonfiction works related to the novel’s theme

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Free literature guides for a wide range of middle- and high-school texts, from the creator of SparkNotes

Offers side-by-side summaries and analysis, color-coded theme tracker, and data visualizations of themes

A great resource for differentiation and additional support for struggling readers

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A great free digital flashcard studying website and app

Create flashcards for students – or have students make their own – and study, make review sheets, create quizzes, and track progress

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Free learning guides with videos, summaries, and explanations across subjects: history, math, sciences, and a wide variety of literature 

Very kid-friendly

Best for middle and high school teachers

A nice overview of the site is available on the Cult of Pedagogy blog

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