Hammurabi's Code presents a unique opportunity for students to get a slice-of-life understanding of the ancient world. Help your class study these ancient law codes with a scavenger hunt: Which law do they think was completely fair? Which gave too much punishment? Which was discriminatory? Which one is just plain funny?
- Title Sheet
- Hammurabi's Code: an edited list of 17 individual laws for students to review
- Scavenger Hunt: 8 questions to get students looking at the laws more closely
- Hammurabi & Modern Laws: a comparison between the laws of today and those of ancient Mesopotamia
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