Unit on Checking

A unit on checking.

Teaching Objectives:

  • Students will be able to fill out a check with 90% accuracy
  • Students will be able to explain all 6 parts of completing a check with  90% accuracy.


  • How to Write a Check
  • How to Make a Deposit
  • Balancing your Check Register
  • Simulation of an Auction

Suggested Grade Level

6th – 12th Grade

Lesson Excerpt:

Directions: You have a beginning balance of $250.00. You purchase food at Wendy’ son November 16, 2004 or $15.68.  Next, you receive a check on November 17, 2004 or $46.78 and deposit it into your account.  Finally, you write another check to Dillard’s on November 18, 2004 or the shoes you buy that cost $125.07.  Please fill out the checks and the deposit slip completely, and record the information into the check register to indicate your remaining  balance.

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