CTC101 – College Success Seminar
Unit 7 Journal: Financial Literacy
Due Date: By 11:59 p.m. EST, Wednesday, of Unit 7 Points: 100
Overview: Each week, you will create a new journal entry and answer specific reflection questions. Refer to the specific unit for the reflection questions. The journal will be graded in its entirety.
Please reflect on the following questions in your journal.
Complete the following questions:
After reviewing the article “7 Habits of Highly Effective Savers,” please share
your thoughts on how you can synergize your savings by making sure that your
money is working FOR and not AGAINST you.
Each journal is meant to be an ongoing individual conversation between you
and your instructor during the week.
All conversations in the journal are strictly between you and your instructor and
cannot be seen by other students.
Be sure to read the criteria below by which your work will be evaluated before you write and again after you write.
Evaluation Rubric for Financial Literacy Journal
CRITERIA Did not meet expectations
Competent Meets or exceeds
(0–23 points) (24–29 points) (30–35 points) (36–40 points)
Reflection states Reflection raises Reflection Reflection reveals
only what was read or heard in class without any
ideas from the coursework with limited sharing
shares the meaning you place on
critical thinking about course ideas and concepts that
further about what it coursework connect the
development. means to you and what you think about the ideas.
experiences and how they connect to support your success.
meaning of the ideas and ways to make them work for you in college and life.
(0–17 points) (18–22 points) (23–26 points) (27–30 points)
Inadequate evidence of reflection.
Limited evidence of reflection on own work with a personal application and connection to learning.
Evidence of reflection on own work with a personal application and connection to learning.
Strong evidence of reflection on own work with a personal application and connection to learning.
(0–11 points) (12–14 points) (15–17 points) (18–20 points)
Poor writing style lacking in standard English, clarity, and language used and/or frequent errors in grammar, punctuation, usage, and spelling. Needs work.
Average and/or casual writing style that is sometimes unclear and/or with some errors in grammar, punctuation, usage, and spelling.
Above-average writing style and logically organized using standard English with minor errors in grammar, punctuation, usage, and spelling.
Well written and clearly organized using standard English, characterized by elements of a strong writing style, and free from grammar, punctuation, usage, and spelling errors.
(0 points) (5 points) (7 points) (10 points)
Initial journal entry was submitted after Sunday.
Initial journal entry was submitted by Sunday.
Initial journal entry was submitted by Friday.
Initial journal entry was submitted by Wednesday.
- Be sure to read the criteria below by which your work will be evaluated before you write and again after you write.