Fall of Rome Unit

This novel unit is most ideally suited to 12th graders and addresses issues our students will have to face going off to college next year. This detailed unit includes goals and objectives, activities, assessment, and a reading plan. Fall of Rome is written by Martha Southgate – a Cleveland Public student that won a prestigious scholarship to Hawken School.

Christine Sims has been a CMSD teacher since 1996, and considers it to have been a privilege to teach both middle school and high school through those years. She brings ten years’ worth of experience in sixth and seventh grade to her teaching, and now teaches high school. Currently, Christine teaches eleventh grade, including AP Language and Composition. She has a passion for nurturing students’ critical reading and writing skills. Christine obtained the level of Master Teacher from the State of Ohio, which allowed her to earn an advanced teaching license. Currently, Christine serves as the head of the Master Teacher Committee for the CMSD.