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The Twelve Tables: How Fair Were the Laws in the Roman Empire? Differentiated!
The Twelve Tables: How Fair Were the Laws in the Roman Empire? Differentiated! This Twelve Tables lesson is included in the larger Ancient Rome unit, located here: Ancient Rome Unit: 14 fun, student-centered activities to teach Ancient Rome! Buy the unit and save over 30%! -------------- In this
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Roman Laws Common Core Writing and Literacy Primary Source Activity
This activity is student centered and Common Core! First, students read a brief history about the famous 12 tables of law in Ancient Rome. Then, they analyze some of the more controversial laws and evaluate their fairness. Next, students formulate an opinion and use the laws as evidence to support t
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Holocaust - Nuremberg Laws Source Analysis (Sources and Questions with Key)
Holocaust - Nuremberg Laws Source Analysis - This 8 page package includes primary sources (text and pictures) related to the Holocaust and the Nuremberg Laws passed by the Nazi Party in order to limit the rights of the Jewish living in Germany. The sources are engaging, short and truly capture the
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Compare the Justinian Code to Your Law Code
Studying the Byzantine Empire? This engaging primary source activity asks students to compare elements of the Justinian Code to your state’s law code with scenarios. This resource contains QR codes and the URL links. Help your students to compare the past to the present with this activity. I teach i

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The Code of Hammurabi Lesson Plan: Investigate the Laws
In this lesson, students will learn about the significance of the Code of Hammurabi for World History. Students will also learn about the specific laws of the Code of Hammurabi and write about what those laws teach them about what society in Ancient Mesopotamia was like. This lesson includes a pow
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The Nuremberg Laws and Anti-Semitism Reading and Discussion Questions
Students read a passage on the Nuremberg Laws and anti-Semitism in Germany between the wars, a sample selection of the Nuremberg Laws and anti-Semitic measures, and answer 15 discussion questions. The reading passage and questions reference attitudes and events from 1930-1939. This is suitable for

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Hammurabi's Code Response Group Activity Ancient Civilizations Written Law
Teaching the Ancient Civilizations or a lesson on the Babylonians in Mesopotamia? Want an engaging lesson resource on Hammurabi's Code? Use this Response Group Activity to allow students to investigate the Hammurabi Code for a more thorough evaluation of Ancient Civilizations. Includes: 20 Law
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Roman Law
Separate files for electronic postings… Including separate fillable pdf files for student answers and e-submission! This one page reading plus one page of questions summarizes one of Rome's greatest accomplishments -- Law. It is designed for middle school or high school students. The reading is vis
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Stripping Jewish Germans of Rights & Privileges: Laws of Nazi Germany
This lesson activity for grades 7-12 complements your study of anti-semitism in Nazi Germany. Student get 5 identity cards that assign them rights, jobs, property, and hobbies. As you reveal the Nazi laws, students "lose" that identity card. The resource comes with laws such as: Jewish lawyers, teac

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Apartheid Laws Made Personal
This worksheet goes beyond simply identifying the different Apartheid law, it gives students an idea as to how those laws impacted their personal lives. Then it asks students what would they do about the laws and the impact of their decisions.
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Comparing the Code of Hammurabi to the Laws of Today
This lesson looks at 5 of the laws from the Code of Hammurabi, king of ancient Babylon. It then asks students to put these laws in their own words and to compare them to the laws of today. The objective is to have students understand: 1. The history of laws, why laws are important, and 2. That laws
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The Nuremberg Laws Reading Comprehension Worksheet, Holocaust, World War II
This selection explains the implementation of the Nuremberg Laws. 15 questions (matching and multiple choice) assess students' learning. Includes: -article (1100-1200 Lexile) -15 questions- matching, multiple choice-Color and BW Version-Key included

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Hammurabi and his Laws: A primary source activity
This 3-page printable contains everything you need to introduce Hammurabi and his Code of Laws to your students. The lesson starts with a brief introduction to who Hammurabi was, and also includes a few key images for students to view, including the stone monument which the laws were carved on, a c
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Apartheid Laws: Cards and Writing Activities
This thought-provoking and interesting lesson includes nine cards that each contain the name and description of an apartheid law. The product also includes a two-page student recording sheet which contains comprehension questions about the laws. Additionally, the product includes two writing activ

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Mayan Civilization Government and Laws Student-Created Gallery Walk UPDATED
Engage students in the Government and Laws of the Maya with this student-created gallery walk. Students work in small groups to create gallery displays. Students then take a gallery walk of each other's displays and learn about other aspects of Maya government and laws.This resource includes:Compl

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Democracy and Law in Ancient Greece Worksheet
Democracy and Law in Ancient Greece is a worksheet that traces the development of popular sovereignty in Athens. An introduction to the Polis, and "rule of law," the laws of Draco, the reforms of Solon, the reforms of Cleisthenes, and Pericles are included. Photos of Greek lawgivers and a map of
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The 12 Tables of Roman Law - Roman Culture Lesson. Compare the laws to today.
In this lesson, students will learn about the significance of the 12 Tables of Roman Law. Students will investigate the laws of Ancient Roman society and compare Roman culture to today. Included is: Powerpoint, Lesson Plan, and Worksheet This lesson includes a powerpoint that first sets up the l
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Roman Law - The Twelve Tables
This activity starts with students reading a few paragraphs about Roman Law, followed by some critical thinking questions. In the second section students have fun determining whether some listed laws are in fact real Roman laws or fictional ones. Next, students will find a list of scenarios that nee
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Dr. Phil Interviews the Law Givers of the Middle Ages
This play creates a talk show between Justinian, Henry II, and King John. The purpose of the play is to help students understand the reforms of Common Law and the Magna Carta. Also, students will understand the Twelve Tables were the basis of Europe's laws. Additionally, students will identify so
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Ancient Laws: Code of Hammurabi Legal Scenarios
This assignment includes differentiated primary sources from the Code of Hammurabi and Ancient Hebrew law. I have meticulously modified each primary source to accommodate for different reading levels. One set of handouts are for middle school level readers while the other set is for high school lev
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Medieval Law and Torture Webquest
This is a webquest meant to help students examine order of law and potential tortures used during the Middle Ages. Students visit various websites to learn medieval law (trial by oath, trial by fire, trial by ordeal, trial by combat, etc.) and torture methods used during the Medieval Times. Pleas
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The Nuremberg Laws--Holocaust Interdisciplinary Activity
A frequently neglected topic of the Holocaust and World War 2 with massive implications for our modern world: How did Hitler marginalize the Jews prior to the Holocaust? Check out the preview file for what you will receive in this activity. This packet could work in ELA, Social Studies, or Scienc
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Group Activity - Hammurabi's Code of Law
This is a two-day group activity where students work in groups of 2-3 to analyze excerpts of Hammurabi's Code of Law. There are 4 pages of translated laws for the students to discuss in groups or whole-class. They can evaluate them, compare them to modern American law, and analyze them to figure o
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Isaac Newton's Laws of Motion: Scientific Revolution Primary Source w guiding Qs
This download includes NUMBER FIVE from the documents listed below. Each comes in both PDF and MS WORD format, and has been designed to fit perfectly onto one page for easy printing and copies. Enjoy! 1 - 12 quotations to understand Johannes Kepler (with questions) 2 - Andreus Vesalius Excerpt (w
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