Hammurabi's Code of Laws

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Students explore why the need arose for laws to govern society, comparing and contrasting hunter/gatherer societies vs. agrarian societies. They write letters to the editor of the Babylonian Times, discussing their opinion of Hammurabi's codes/laws.

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Grade
4th - 8th
Subjects
Social Studies & History
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
2 hrs
Instructional Strategy
Research