Welcome to Mr. Ridgway's World History Mini-Lesson Series!
This episode is part of a larger series of short, interactive, and engaging mini-lessons for students of World History. The mini-lessons are lecture based and designed not to exceed fifteen minutes. If you find you enjoy this episode, please check out the rest at my store!
Episode 6: Hammurabi and His Code
Time: 20-25 minutes, more if desired.
Topic: This episode covers the rise of Hammurabi and explains the role of his codified law system. It also briefly mentions Sargon (the first empire in Mesopotamia) and the Hittites.
Mini-Lesson on Hammurabi and the Code of Hammurabi with Scaffolded Cornell-style Notes: Fill-in-the-blank and free-form
Primary Source: Selection from the Code of Hammurabi
Activity: Hammurabi's Laws in the 21st Century
Formats: Word, Google Apps, PDF.
Creative Commons Notice: SlidesCarnival was utilized to create the theme for these slides.
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