Name: _____________________ ( ) Class: _____ Date: ____________ Letter of introduction to the reader of my portfolio Write a letter of introduction to the reader of your portfolio. Share with them the story that your portfolio communicates by addressing the following questions: What am I learning? How am I learning? Why am I learning? Who am I becoming? What is a realistic goal for next year? What can I do to achieve this goal? What does my portfolio as a whole reveal about myself as a learner (and/or team player, member of my class/community, thinker etc.)? Dear whoever may be viewing my portfolio, Adapted from: Costa, A. L., & Kallick, B. (2004). Assessment strategies for self-directed learning. Thousand Oaks, California: Corwin Press.