The portfolio includes student resumes, recommendation
letters, an autobiographical book, and business cards designed
by the student. The mock orals and dress for success interviews
are designed to prepare the student for high school exit
and future employment. The relationship between the essential
question and the portfolio is the student's ability to recognize
obstacles that constrict knowledge, and demonstrate that
acquired knowledge motivates interests and boosts self-esteem.
Therefore, education or acquired knowledge (portfolio) eradicates
(the essential question) denied humanity.
Silent sustained in-class reading, oral reading for comprehension
and literary discussions, offered the students an opportunity
to review and discuss the readings.
Peer sharing and interview practices offered the students
an opportunity to critically think about their inferences,
generalizations, and conclusions, and afforded them an opportunity
to change their views.
The computer generated narratives and essays simplified the
writing process, and aided the students in improving their