Hittite Diplomacy & the Treaty of Kadesh

Teaching Material

Taleen Aktorosian
published on 09 April 2024
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This lesson plan will allow students to answer the following questions:

  • Who were the Hittites and how did they impact the Ancient Near East?
  • What lessons can be learned from the Treaty of Kadesh about the importance of diplomacy in resolving conflicts and maintaining peaceful relations between nations?

Learning objectives:

  • Be able to analyze and understand the impact of diplomacy on resolving conflicts in the Ancient Near East.

Skill-based objectives:

  • Improve reading, listening and viewing comprehension
  • Integrate and evaluate multiple sources of information presented in diverse formats and media
  • Enhance communication and negotiation skills
  • Develop critical thinking, inquiry, and reflection skills

The lesson plan includes teacher instructions, worksheets, primary texts and answer keys.

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Taleen Aktorosian
Taleen is a librarian and educator with a passion for ancient cultures, particularly those of the Near East, Anatolia, and the Caucasus regions. She is committed to promoting lifelong learning and providing quality educational content for all.

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