Bank Accounts Teacher Resources
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Having money is great, learning to manage it wisely is imperative. First, the class has a discussion on the value and convenience of having a checking account. Then, they practice filling out deposit slips, keeping an account register, and writing checks. Tip: Checks aren't used the same way they used to be, it may be a good idea to explain how an account register is used with ATM checking.
In this ELL checking account learning exercise, learners read a selection about a couple saving money for their wedding. They answer 5 true or false questions about the reading before writing a short essay about whether the couple should or should not open a joint checking account, explaining why or why not.
Middle schoolers explore personal finance. They investigate spending, saving, and budgeting. Practice writing checks, managing a checking account, and developing a personal saving plan. A great way to bring the real world into the classroom.
Can a bank issue endless loans and checking accounts without regard to the amount of money within its walls? Sal addresses this question throughout the lecture, where he introduces the concept of bank regulations - specifically reserve requirements. Viewers consider the perspective of the banking institution to improve their knowledge of economics, but additionally, to make them smarter consumers.
In this withdrawing money from a checking account instructional activity, students listen as the teacher reads a passage on why Mr. Nguyen is withdrawing $50 from his checking account.
Students keep track of finances in a check register. In this checking account lesson plan, students practice writing checks and deposit slips as they add and subtract decimal amounts in order to balance a checkbook in a register.
What are the advantages and disadvantages of using a credit card versus a debit card? What are the costs of using a debit card irresponsibly? Here you'll find a lesson on key concepts that every learner should know regarding personal finance and banking.
Eighth graders actively learn all about checking accounts and debit cards. They participate in mock transactions and experience the real life issues of managing money.
Fourth graders become familiar with the ways people exchange goods and services. In this spending money lesson plan, 4th graders listen to a chapter from Henry and Beezus and record Henry's earnings and money spent. Students use correct vocabulary to discuss and record Henry's lending and spending practices.
In this ESL read aloud activity, students read a short text about a man and his daily routine and the ways he pays for different goods and services. There are no questions to answer here.
Students study cash control systems, such as checking accounts, endorsing checks, and writing checks. They verify and then reconcile a bank statement. They journal about a bank service charge or dishonored check and establish a petty cash fund, make payments from a petty cash fund, and replenish a petty cash fund.
Students study the role of banks, lending and their services. In this analysis lesson, students learn about savings, checking accounts and lending and the importance of banks as financial intermediaries.
Third graders explore the basics of MONEY by reading in "Open Court". They access the Internet to discover the history of money, banking, how interest works, checking accounts, and how to move money electronically. They incorporate school library resources and write a short report and publish it using Microsoft Word.
Young spenders take a look at the best ways to save and spend money. This type of financial education is lacking in schools, so implementing this instructional activity would be of great value to your students. Things like bank checking account fees, amounts of interest on savings accounts, fees associated with credit cards, and the "cheapest" way to make purchases are all explored. Some excellent activities and worksheets are embedded in this fine plan.
Students explore how to maintain a checking account. They control, disburse money, and keep their checking account balance. Through a PowerPoint demonstration, video streaming and hands-on practice, students apply the information given to practical experiences.
Students brainstorm things they might buy and pay for with checks. They then fill out deposit slips and record withdrawals and deposits in check registers. Students review adding and subtracting with decimals.
Learners analyze the banking services and complete related activities. In this banking lesson, students review the services available at a bank and interview people for about the banking services they use. Learners shop for checking account and open one. Students identify how to make a deposit, write a check, use an ATM card, or use a debit card. Learners read a bank statement and complete a handout for all topics.
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Budgeting, net vs. gross pay, savings, and fees are all key elements of personal financing and essential for your class members to learn about as young adults.
Learning how a bank account works is a useful tool. The exercise in the resource is to deduct rent from a checking account and create an equation from a description. Participants then graph the balance of the bank account versus months of rent. Have your critical thinkers focus on the solution given in the first step. Where do they find it on the graph? How much was deducted in order to reach this balance? How many more months of rent could be paid before being overdrawn?
In this reading comprehension activity, students will read a passage about opening a bank account and then determine the answer to five comprehension questions. In addition students will then evaluate the scenario presented and write an opinion paper.