How To Write a CheckThis section teaches you full how to write a check from your personal checking account and how to keep accurate records for your checking account. While technology pretty much does all that for you already, it's a smart process to follow. It is estimated that banks do report an average 0.02% record errors annually. This might just help you out.
- How to Write a Check- The step-by-step order you should write in.
- Understanding Personal Checking Accounts - When you get a checking account you will be able to write checks to pay for purchases and to pay bills.
- Parts of a Check- The main eight parts that you need to know.
- How to use a Checkbook Register - Every time there is activity in your bank account (deposit, withdrawal, check payment) you need to record the activity so that you know how much money is in your account at all times.
- A Completed Checkbook Register Lesson - Follow the same procedure for recording deposits or any withdrawals you make at a teller or from a bank machine.
- Reconciling Your Checkbook Register - When you get a statement from your bank, you want to make sure that the transactions that show on the statement match what you have recorded in your register.
- A Modern Checkbook Register Lesson - Your bank should provide you with a paper copy of a checkbook register when you order checks or you may choose to use a software program that has one.
- How to Write a Personal Check- The main idea in this section. Try doing it as a class.
- Parts of a Personal Check - Give students the check and have them label it and then go over it together to check for understanding.
- Check Register - Give the students the following register to complete and then review it as a class.
- Understanding Parts of a Check- What is the address of the person who wrote the check?
- How to Write a Check - Murray Bones needs to pay the phone company for his monthly bill.
- Using a Check Register - Make sure all reporting is done on your account.
- Reconciling Your Transaction Register - This isn't the easiest thing to do.
View Answer Keys- All the answer keys in one file.
Independent Practice Worksheets
You can let students loose on these sheets.
- Completing Checks
- Understand Checks
- Check Word Problems
- Check Writing Student
- Complex Check Registry
Once students have a good idea about what is going on, send them home with these.
Time to see if everything has sunk in.