Educator Resources
Welcome, Bold and Creative Educator, to your noveling adventure! Take a quick peek at some of the resources we have to offer, then sign up or sign in to explore them all.

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Lesson Plans

Our complete curricula will guide your class through its entire noveling journey, with Common Core-aligned lesson plans from prewriting to publishing.

Choose your grade level below:

Middle School Workbook

Student Workbooks

Our workbooks help students create characters, build settings, and hatch plots. They can save their notes in free, downloadable PDFs, or you can order enough hard copies for your classroom.

Choose your grade level below:

Elementary School

Middle School

High School

Progress chart

Classroom Kit

We offer a free motivational classroom kit to educators facilitating NaNoWriMo. It includes a progress chart, creative writing poster, stickers, and buttons. Sign up for an educator account to claim your 2017 classroom kit this fall!



Introduce your students and their families to NaNoWriMo and all its wild glory with our student letter and family letter

Keep your students motivated (and mark their places in their writer's notebooks) with our NaNoWriMo bookmarks.

Facilitating NaNoWriMo at a library or community center? Download our individual progress trackers and informational poster.

Check out our other noveling books in the NaNoWriMo store.

Pep Talks

Pep talks are inspirational letters written by well-known authors during NaNoWriMo. Look for them in Breaking News throughout the month of November, and find our past favorites in the Pep Talk Archive.

Discover your "writing radar" with Jack Gantos!

Writing Radare

This year, NaNoWriMo is teaming up with Newbery Award-winning author Jack Gantos to help share Writing Radar, his brand new writing guide. It's full of funny and practical advice for how to be the best brilliant writer, perfect for all kids who dream of seeing their name on the spine of a book. With his characteristic wit and humor, Jack shows young writers how to use their “writing radar” to find story ideas in their own lives. 

Check out Jack's website for more Writing Radar videos, writing tips, and information about his other books.

Join Jack Gantos for a special NaNo Prep webcast on October 20 at 10 AM PDT (Your Time Zone). RSVP for the webcast now and be entered to win a ton of fun prizes, including signed copies of Writing Radar or a classroom set of Jack's backlist. 

Can't make it? Watch the video later from the NaNoWriMo Youtube channel.

RSVP for NaNo Prep Webcast with Jack Gantos!