Hammurabi's Code Analysis Worksheet
This simple 1-page worksheet features 5 excerpts from Hammurabi's Code of Laws that students analyze. First, students determine the purpose of each law was, then think about a modern-day equivalent. After completing the chart of all 5 laws, students answer 3 Common Core analysis questions that focus on the inequalities in Babylonian society.
Each of the selected laws in the worksheet show how different rules and punishments applied to men and women and different classes in society.
An answer key is provided for you as well.
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