Lesson Plan : Writing Checks and Keeping a Checkbook

Teacher Name:
 Angela Edwards
Grade:
 Grade 7-8
Subject:
 Special Education

Topic:
 The students will learn how to write checks and balance a checkbook. They will also learn key terms pertaining to checks and bank accounts.
Content:
 Math, Transition Skills Key terms: Check, Checking account, Deposit, Withdrawal, Non-Sufficient Funds, Payee, Payor, Register, Balance
Goals:
 The students will learn how to write checks and balance a checkbook. They will learn vocabulary pertaining to checking accounts. The students will learn how to record deposits and withdrawals in a check register.
Objectives:
 The student will write a check with the information in the correct areas. The students will learn when to record a transaction as a withdrawal and a deposit. The students will use the correct vocabulary when discussing checking accounts. The students will play a game that will reinforce these skills.
Materials:
 Blank checks, blank check register, Game- bank account, Vocabulary terms, pencils
Introduction:
 Introduce key vocabulary Discuss why writing checks accurately and keeping an accurate register is important
Development:
 Modeling how to write a check Model how to enter the information in your check register.
Practice:
 Complete checking account worksheet.
Checking For Understanding:
 Playing the "Bank Account" game.
Closure:
 Discussion
Evaluation:
 The teacher will check the student work to see if it was done correctly. The teacher will observe and monitor the students playing the "Bank Account" game.

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