Is ‘pretending’ to be Muslim an appropriate history assignment?

She wanted students to learn something from the assignment, not become Muslims,” Mr. Mollerskov says. “She did a similar assignment on Hinduism, Judaism, Christianity, and Buddhism and we received zero phone calls.”

Is ‘pretending’ to be Muslim an appropriate history assignment?
A Wisconsin high school teacher faces criticism for assigning a paper to her sophomore world history class in which the students were instructed to write from a…more: