Teaching Resources

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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.

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High School

Middle School

Elementary School

Progress chart

Classroom Kits

We offer a free motivational classroom kit to educators facilitating NaNoWriMo. It includes a progress chart, stickers, buttons, and a Writer's Emergency Pack. 

We are out of free 2018 classroom kits! Purchase a group kit with identical contents for $5 or $10 here. 

Plus, download our free digital classroom kit, which includes a PDF version of the progress poster, printable workbook prompts, illustrated pep talk quotes, printable pep talks, 2018 winner and participant certificates, NaNoWriMo bookmarks, family letters in English and Spanish, and more!

More Resources


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 an all ages or youth-friendly one in your town! 

See list of participating 2018 locations.