Standard 4 – Managing a Bank Account

Standard 4. The student will demonstrate the ability to balance a checkbook and reconcile financial accounts.

  1. Explain the reasons for balancing a checkbook and reconciling an account statement.
  2. Develop and apply banking account management skills (e.g., correctly write, endorse, and deposit checks; balance a checkbook, including debit withdrawals and fees; and reconcile and monitor checking and savings account statements).

Online Curriculum and Lesson Plans

Making $en$e: Financial Success for Oklahoma Students – Oklahoma State Department of Education | view now

  • Module 4.1: Tracking Your Money

It Just Adds Up | view now

  • Lesson 9: Banking Services

The Mint: Tracking Money | view now

Writing Checks – Checking Account – Checkbook Lessons | MoneyInstructor.com

Council for Economic Education Lesson Plans

Financial Fitness for Life: Bringing Home the Gold (9-12), Teacher Guide

  • Theme 5, Lesson 21 – Banking Basics

Financial Fitness for Life: Shaping Up Your Financial Future (6-8) Teacher Guide

  • Theme 5, Lesson 16 – Choosing and Using a Checking Account

Online Resources

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