Performance Task

You are now a Cold Case Detective.

Cold Case Theme Music
You are a cold case detective looking into the Scottsboro Case on behalf of Haywood Patterson’s grandchildren. Abigail Patterson and her cousins her contemplating suing the state of Alabama for wrongful imprisonment and discrimination. The family believes that their now deceased relative did not receive a fair trial, and that the State of Alabama is liable for the time that Haywood spent in prison and as a fugitive from the State of Alabama.

You will report your findings to Abigail Patterson in one of the following formats:

  1. Def Jam Poetry
  2. Essay Report
  3. Skit
  4. Poem/Song/Rap
  5. Political Correct Fairy Tale/Children’s Book
  6. Letter to Abigail