Welcome Massachusetts Teachers!
iCivics presents a curriculum solution for Massachusetts civics teachers, with effective and engaging digital resources for your classroom and students. Check out the Massachusetts Scope and Sequence and our new lesson plans created with the Massachusetts content, practice and literacy standards in mind.
Guide to the Grade 8 Civics Course and Resources - All Topics (1 - 7)(with clickable resource links to view lesson plans)
Purchase iCivics’ State & Local Government Student Workbook
This full-color student workbook provides readings and activities to support teaching Massachusetts state and local government, topic 6 in the grade 8 standards. The workbook will provide you with everything you need to teach the principles of state and local government, including its structure, function and role in students’ lives.
Resources for Civics Projects
The Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) Civics Project Guidebook supports educators in developing student-led civics projects required under the state civics law. The Guidebook outlines key components of the student-led civics projects including the six stages of student-led civics projects, considerations for district implementation, planning and assessment resources, and case studies for use in professional development.
Civics Projects: A Workbook for Civic Engagement
This full-color student workbook was designed to help you meet the new expectation in Massachusetts that all students in the eighth grade and high school will engage with student-led, non-partisan civics projects. It provides ready-made activities that teachers can easily use in both face-to-face and remote learning environments.