Charlotte High School

Punta Gorda, FL

Grades 9-12, Literature
Partner(s): Pamela Pedrol-Polito
Innovation Grant
2006, Fall

About this Grantee

Ms. Ross and Ms. Pedrol-Polito implement a peer tutoring program to enhance learning, develop positive social behavior, and improve classroom discipline and peer relations. Ninth grade students provide lessons on academics, character, and volunteerism for second and third grade students. Activities include creating a book about famous African Americans and notable women, writing poetry, studying folk tales from around the world, performing the works of Edgar Allen Poe, and sending letters to service men and women.

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