Teaching Resources

Check out the NaNo Writing Hub to see what's happening right now!

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. 

Look for info about 2018 kits in the summer. 

If you need extra progress posters, download a PDF version

More Resources

Introduce your students and their families to NaNoWriMo and all its wild glory with our student letter and family letter (also available in Spanish).

Become a virtual classroom pro with our "Top 6 Most Useful Classroom Features You Might Not Know About".

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 flyer.

Print 2017 winner and participant certificates and badges. 

Check out our other noveling books in the NaNoWriMo store.


NaNoWriMo’s Come Write In (CWI) program connects libraries, bookstores, and other neighborhood spaces with their local NaNoWriMo participants to build vibrant writing communities. Reach out to a youth-friendly one in your town! Updated list coming soon.