Ashoka's conversion to Buddhism

In this critical challenge, students prepare an historically plausible story that explains the motivation for Indian Emperor Ashoka's conversion to Buddhism, following his bloody defeat of the king of Kalinga. Students then judge which of their stories provides the best explanation.

Subjects:
English / Language arts, History, Social studies
Targeted grade range:
Intermediate (4-6), Middle (7-9)
Intended User:
Teacher
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