Monday, August 15: Finish the Hammurabi's Code/Bill of Rights worksheet. In Class Today: Students will learn about legal systems in ancient Mesopotamia. They will analyze two primary documents: Hammurabi's Code and the Bill of Rights. Warm Up: Document analysis
Tuesday, August 16: Mesopotamia Quiz will be next Monday. Study the map and vocabulary in your composition book. In Class Today: Students will review Hammurabi's Code and the Bill of Rights. They will complete a graphic organizer comparing and contrasting the two documents. Warm Up: Write a school rule in Hammurabi's style.
Wednesday, August 17: Study the map and vocabulary for Monday's Mesopotamia quiz. In Class Today: Students will learn about how Judaism began in ancient Mesopotamia as one of the world's first monotheistic religions. Warm Up: Map practice
Thursday, August 18: Study for Monday's quiz. In Class Today: Students will create a poster reflecting what they have learned about Judaism. Warm Up: Primary document analysis.
Friday, August 19: Study for Monday's quiz (use the Mesopotamia map and vocabulary). In Class Today: Students will complete review activities for the quiz, including vocabulary charades and a Mesopotamia rap. Warm Up: Map practice