Money and Relationships

The response (in the comment section) must be two paragraphs long. Each requirement must be met for the entry to be graded. The grade is determined by the Depth of Knowledge in Personal Finance rubric. Journals will be kept on a classroom blog.

  • A minimum of one paragraph dedicated to illustrating a personal or observed past experience with money and how it relates to relationships
  • A minimum of one paragraph dedicated to your choice of any of the following prompts:
    • This topic is especially emotional for me because (INSERT).
    • I chose to write about this topic because I had an especially emotional experience with it recently which was (INSERT).
    • The question I want to answer the most tomorrow is (INSERT).

Money and Relationships

Awesome Island Game Reflection

REFLECT and WRITE about your experience participating in the Awesome Island Game in the comment section. When you are finished, READ at least three posts by your classmates and provide a thoughtful response to at least one.

Three paragraphs are required. Each prompt must have a dedicated paragraph.

  • Paragraph dedicated to explaining the difference between assets and liabilities, and how to create wealth. Use specific examples.
  • Paragraph dedicated to explaining the keys to being successful in the Awesome Island Game, and how they are relevant to the real world.
  • A paragraph that compares the financial choices that lead to building wealth, to the financial choices you most commonly see people making. Are the two at odds with one another? If so, formulate your own opinion as to why.

Awesome Island Game Reflection

REFLECTIONS OF MY MONEY LESSONS

Reflections of My Money Lessons

Personal finance is above all… personal. Each lesson in this course has been crafted meticulously using evidence based methodologies and vetted resources to teach the topic with one goal in mind: for you to put into practice in the real world what you are learning in class. Your monthly journal will capture the money lessons most meaningful to you personally or lessons you are now using to manage money in the real world.

For our initial blog post, I have kept the posts from last school year as examples.

Blog Requirements: The response (in the comment section) must be three paragraphs long. Each requirement must be met for the entry to be graded. The grade is determined by the Depth of Knowledge in Personal Finance rubric. Journals will be kept on a classroom blog.

  • A minimum of one paragraph dedicated to your choice to any of the following prompts:
    • Illustrating a personal or observed past experience with money and how it relates to the topic we focused on recently in class
    • What you thought you understood about the topic we focused on recently in class that turned out to be a myth
    • The key concepts from your favorite lesson(s) from the unit
  • A minimum of one paragraph memorializing the personal finance topic of the unit most relevant to you
  • A minimum of one paragraph dedicated to your choice of any of the following prompts:
    • If you made a spending decision, how do you feel about the purchase you wrote about? Are you still happy with your decision or do you wish you still had the money to spend?
    • What did you learn when you discussed your selected topic with a friend or parent/guardian?
    • How did you use tools or resources to make a better decision? Was the tool a mobile app?
    • I wish we would spend additional time exploring (INSERT) because (INSERT).
    • How is this journal helping you be more aware of your financial decisions?
    • This topic is especially emotional for me because (INSERT).
    • I chose to write about this topic because I had an especially emotional experience with it this week which was (INSERT).

REFLECTIONS OF MY MONEY LESSONS