No filme, a professora Erin Gruwell assume uma turma de alunos problemáticos de uma escola que não está nem um pouco disposta a investir ou mesmo acreditar naqueles garotos.
In the film, the teacher Erin Gruwell takes on a class of troubled students at a school which is not at all unwilling to invest or even believe in those guys.
Earlier the ratio of teacher to students is not very good. The teacher is seen as representative of the domain of whites in the United States. His initiatives to achieve break the barriers encountered in the classroom will gradually resulting in frustration.
Although often present in the dismal chances of a positive outcome in working with that group, Erin does not give up, lifts his head and moves on.
Even not counting on the support of the school and other teachers, she believes there are opportunities to overcome ethnic and social ills that exist there. To create a project that reading and writing, the book begins with “The Diary of Anne Frank” in which students may enroll in custom notepads whatever they want about their lives.
By creating a link with the world of contact Erin provides students with a real element of communication that enables users to free themselves from their fears, desires, anxieties and insecurities.
Erin can show students that the impediments and situations of exclusion and prejudice can affect everyone regardless of color of skin, ethnicity, religion etc..