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High schoolers are introduced to how transactions are analyzed with debits and credits. In groups, they complete a T-chart in which the account increases with credits and decreases with debits. To end the activity, they analyze the various transactions in proprietorships and the amount of money used for supplies and salaries.
Students role-play to show the eyewitness accounts of the eruption of Mt. St. Helens. In this volcanic eruption lesson, students act as reporters, eyewitnesses, and scientists to dramatize the eruption of Mt. St. Helens. They discuss the activity and prepare written summaries to share their observations.
Students comprehend what a partnership is, how a merchandising business is set up, what a vendor is, how to use invoices, as well as journaling purchases for cash and on account. They get an introduction, review games, and are quizzed on a partnership, merchandising business, and purchasing merchandise for cash and on account.
High schoolers are introduced to a five column way to record transactions. In groups, they discuss the importance of source documents when recording the transactions and balancing the account at the end of the month. To end the lesson, they review the various types of payments.