Whether teaching about ancient Mesopotamia or U.S. civics, this activity gives students the opportunity to evaluate the history of written law. Guided questions challenge students to respond to information by applying new concepts and evaluating Hammurabi's Code of Law.
Holding a Socratic Seminar discussion with this activity will encourage students to explore beyond the text and questions.
This activity includes:
-a document for reading and evaluating a selection of laws from Hammurabi's Code
-guided questions for understanding the content, forming comparison, as well as fostering critical thinking skills such as application and evaluation.
-content to conduct a Socratic Seminar
-21st Century Skills: reading, critical thinking, and collaboration