Grant Coscia-Close Reading Hammurabi’s Code week3

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Published on July 13, 2014

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Close Reading Hammurabi’s Code: By: Grant Coscia 7/13/14 Close Reading Hammurabi’s Code Objective: Objective SWBAT annotate Hammurabi’s code for key terms and underline significant information to help students know why this code is important to history. Close Reading Strategy: Close Reading Strategy Annotations Underline the major points. Circle keywords or phrases that are confusing or unknown to you. Use a question mark (?) for questions that you have during the reading. Be sure to write your question . Use an exclamation mark (!) for things that surprise you, and briefly note what it was that caught your attention . Draw an arrow ( ↵ ) when you make a connection to something inside the text, or to an idea or experience outside the text. Briefly note your connections. Mark EX when the author provides an example. Numerate arguments (1, 2, 3,4…), important ideas, or key details and write words or phrases that restate them. Annotation Modeling: Annotation Modeling Code of Laws 3. If any one bring an accusation of any crime before the elders, and does not prove what he has charged, he shall, if it be a capital offense charged, be put to death . Accusation = v. the act of accusing; charge of wrongdoing Capitol offense = n. any criminal charge which is punishable by the death penalty, called "capital" since the defendant could lose his/her head Annotation Modeling: Annotation Modeling Code of Laws 3. If any one bring an accusation of any crime before the elders, and does not prove what he has charged, he shall, if it be a capital offense charged, be put to death . Annotation Partner Practice: Annotation Partner Practice What are the key words and phrases we need to understand? Why is this important to the citizen’s lives? 21. If any one break a hole into a house (break in to steal), he shall be put to death before that hole and be buried. 252 . If he kill a man's slave, he shall pay one-third of a mina. Exit Ticket: Exit Ticket 1. If any one ensnare another, putting a ban upon him, but he can not prove it, then he that ensnared him shall be put to death. 2. If any one bring an accusation against a man, and the accused go to the river and leap into the river, if he sink in the river his accuser shall take possession of his house. But if the river prove that the accused is not guilty, and he escape unhurt, then he who had brought the accusation shall be put to death, while he who leaped into the river shall take possession of the house that had belonged to his accuser. 14. If any one steal the minor son of another, he shall be put to death. Exit Ticket Page 2: Exit Ticket Page 2 What did you learn about Mesopotamia and Hammurabi’s laws? Please explain why this code of laws is important? How would you feel if you had to follow these laws and why? Bibliography: Bibliography

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