Webinars

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Upcoming Webinars

CommonLit 360 for Instructional Leaders

February 8 | 9:00 AM - 9:30 AM

Bring CommonLit 360, our comprehensive English Language Arts Curriculum for grades 6-12, to your school or district.

In this free 30-minute webinar, a CommonLit 360 expert will:

  • Discuss the design and research behind CommonLit 360
  • Share how you can effectively utilize CommonLit 360 in your school or district with School Essentials PRO Plus, our curriculum rollout package
  • Connect you with our Partnerships team for further support

If you cannot attend any of these times, please contact partnerships@commonlit.org to learn more about implementing CommonLit 360 in your school or district.

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CommonLit 360: Exploring Our Free ELA Curriculum

February 2 | 5:00 PM - 5:30 PM

CommonLit 360 is a free, full year English Language Arts Curriculum for grades 6-12.

In this free 30-minute webinar, our team will:

  • Walk you through best practices for using 360 in your classroom
  • Provide you with up-to-date information about the current units
  • Demonstrate how to use our data dashboards to evaluate student performance
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A Teacher's Guide to CommonLit’s Newest Digital Features

February 2 | 4:00 PM - 4:30 PM

In this free 30-minute webinar, our team will show you how to make the most of CommonLit in your classroom, teaching you:

  • How to create a class and assign lessons to students
  • Different ways to filter through our digital library to find relevant lessons
  • How to access and evaluate student data
  • All about our new features like Target Lessons
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How to Teach a CommonLit 360 Research Writing Unit

February 2 | 11:30 AM - 12:00 PM

CommonLit 360 is a free, full-year ELA curriculum for grades 6-12. Our curriculum includes Research Writing Units for each grade level. These units introduce students to current events, allow students to investigate the topics, and culminate in writing argumentative research essays. 

In this free, 30-minute webinar, our team will:

  • Provide an overview of CommonLit 360 Research Writing Unit
  • Walk you through the main parts of a Research Writing Unit
  • Teach you tips and tricks to best teach the Research Writing Units to your students
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How to Teach a CommonLit 360 Novel Unit

February 1 | 11:30 AM - 12:00 PM

CommonLit 360 is a free, full-year English Language Arts Curriculum for grades 6-12. Our curriculum includes Novel Units for each grade level. These units supplement instruction of classic ELA novels.

In this free 30-minute webinar, our team will:

  • Provide an overview of CommonLit 360 Novel Units
  • Walk you through the main parts of a Novel Unit
  • Teach you tips and tricks to best teach the Novel Units to your student
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Black History Month Webinar for Grades 6-12

January 31 | 4:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Looking for meaningful ELA lessons to help your secondary students celebrate Black History Month? Check out this free, 30-minute webinar that will help you explore and celebrate the rich heritage, triumphs, and contributions of Black Americans in your classroom.

You will learn about texts on our library, including:

  • Short stories, poems, and memoirs by Black American authors
  • Informational texts and primary source documents  to learn about the history of Black Americans in the United States
  • Biographies of influential Black visionaries including Civil Rights Movement leaders,  scientists, athletes, and more!
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Black History Month Webinar for Grades 3-5

January 31 | 11:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Looking for meaningful ELA lessons to help your elementary students celebrate Black History Month? Check out this free, 30-minute webinar that will help you explore and celebrate the rich history and contributions of Black American with your students!

You will learn about texts on our library, including:

  • Short stories, poems, and memoirs by Black American authors
  • Informational texts and primary source documents to learn about the history of Black Americans in the United States
  • Biographies of influential Black leaders including artists, activists, athletes, and more!
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Recorded Webinars

Recording: Black History Month Webinar for Grades 3-5

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Recording: Black History Month Webinar for Grades 6-12

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Recording: How To Teach a CommonLit 360 Novel Unit Webinar

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Recording: How To Teach a CommonLit 360 Research Writing Unit Webinar

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Recording: A Teacher's Guide to CommonLit’s Newest Digital Features

November 15 | 5:00 PM

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Recording: CommonLit 360 for Instructional Leaders

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Recording: CommonLit 360: Exploring Our Free ELA Curriculum

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