*This Teacher's Guide is a companion to the iCivics Massachusetts State and Local Government Student Workbook.
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The Bay State? The Commonwealth? What's Massachusetts government all about? Help your students learn what it means to be a Massachusetts resident. With state-specific lessons from iCivics carefully designed with the Bay Stater in mind, this instructor's manual has all you need to engage your students in understanding and interacting with the governments closest to them.
Aligned to newly released Massachusetts Grade 8 Civics Standards, find step-by-step instructions for facilitating each of the workbook lessons as well as answers keys and optional extensions that make incorporating the Standards for History and Social Science Practice a cinch! As a bonus, find concrete ideas for meaningful student-led civics projects attached to each lesson that prepare your students for the important step of taking action.
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