The ancient civilizations that arose out of the Fertile Crescent: Sumer, Ur, Babylon, Assyria, and Persia. This also includes the code of Hammurabi and the…
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My students absolutely love Hammurabi’s Code. The find it interesting and so different from the world we live in! To help them really immerse themselves in it, I created a launch, explore and assessment activity pack. Included you will find: * Detailed instructions on how to use this in your classroom * PDF copy of the launch activity. * Hammurabi’s Code: How Did It Work? group game in the following formats: PDF, Keynote, PowerPoint, and .Mov * PDF copy of directions and rubric for group plays
The Code of Hammurabi and a GIVEAWAY!
Waldorf ~ 5th grade ~ Ancient Mesopotamia ~ The Code of Hammurabi ~ Fair or Cruel ~ We have discussed Hammurabi's Code in class. We talked about the need for laws, what it would be like in our world without laws and the type of laws Hammurabi came up with. While listening to some of the laws, you probably thought one of two things: 1. it's fair or 2. its cruel. Sharing your thoughts and opinions on whether you think Hammurabi's Code was fair or too cruel.
Hammurabi and Hammurabi's Code - Webquest with Key
Hammurabi and Hammurabi's Code - Webquest with Key - This 6 page document contains a webquest and teachers key related to the basics of the life of Hammurabi and the Hammurabi Code. It contains 12 questions from the history.com website. Your students will learn about the basic history of Hammurabi and the Hammurabi Code. Specifically, your students will learn about the rule of Hammurabi, some basic principles of the Hammurabi Code, and much more!
Hammurabi's Code Doodle Notes and Digital Guided Notes
In this fun and engaging activity, students use the Code of Hammurabi to render the verdict on six fictional court cases. Make it more fun by dressing up as a judge as you preside over the cases! Includes: *6 fictional court cases *excerpt of Hammurabi's Code *debriefing worksheet where students use Hammurabi's Code to determine and explain their verdicts
Stele with Law Code of Hammurabi
Law code of Hammurabi, basalt, Babylon, 1792-1750 BCE. Carved in Babylonian, depicts Hammurabi with ring and staff depicting kingship. Erected in Babylon, discovered in Susa where it had been removed as war booty. Stele also represents longest surviving text from Old Babylonian period.
The Code of Hammurabi, the Sixth Babylonian king (1792-1750 BCE), 282 laws. Hammurabi standing before the sun-god Shamash. Originally from Babylon, found at Susa, Iran. One of the oldest deciphered writings of significant length in the world. The Code consists of 282 laws, with scaled punishments, adjusting "an eye for an eye, a tooth for a tooth" (lex talionis) as graded depending on social status, of slave versus free man. Inscribed in the Akkadian language, using cuneiform script.