Banking Lessons

Welcome to our page on banking! We believe that understanding banking is essential to building a strong foundation in financial literacy. Our resources are designed to provide a comprehensive understanding of banking, including its history, functions, and services. Whether you’re a teacher, parent, or financial educator, our collection of lesson plans, worksheets, and activities will equip you with the tools you need to teach these critical skills and empower students to make informed decisions about their financial future. From opening a bank account to understanding loans and credit, our materials will help students navigate the world of banking with confidence.

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    Credit Cards vs. Debit Cards: Which is Right for You? A Simple Guide for Beginners Lesson

    This lesson teaches students to dive into the differences and functionalities of credit and debit cards to enhance their financial understanding. It highlights how debit cards help manage spending by using existing funds and preventing debt, while credit cards offer opportunities to build credit and earn rewards, provided they are managed well to avoid hefty … Continue reading Credit Cards vs. Debit Cards: Which is Right for You? A Simple Guide for Beginners Lesson


    What is a Bank Account? The Basics of Checking & Savings Accounts for Beginners Lesson

    Students learn a lesson on the fundamentals of bank accounts, exploring the differences between checking and savings accounts, and understanding the pivotal role these accounts play in wise money management and achieving financial independence. This lesson on bank accounts introduces learners to the essentials of how bank accounts operate, including the distinct advantages of checking … Continue reading What is a Bank Account? The Basics of Checking & Savings Accounts for Beginners Lesson






    What is Compound Interest and How to Calculate Lesson

    A lesson for students on the transformative power of compound interest. It provides a deep understanding of both simple and compound interest, illuminating the ways money can accrue over time. The lesson explains the core distinctions between the two interest types, emphasizing the superior potential of compound interest for optimizing returns. Through practical examples, the … Continue reading What is Compound Interest and How to Calculate Lesson


    Saving for your future – types of savings accounts and the interest rates

    Title: Saving for your future Grade Level: 11 Duration: 1 hour Learning Objectives: – Students will be able to identify different types of savings accounts – Students will understand the concept of interest rates and the impact on savings – Students will be able to evaluate different options for saving money Teaching Strategies and Materials: … Continue reading Saving for your future – types of savings accounts and the interest rates


    How to Use the ATM Machine

    Hello kids! Today we are going to learn about using an ATM machine. Do you know what an ATM machine is? It is a machine that allows us to withdraw money and make deposits without having to go inside the bank. Before we begin, let’s learn some vocabulary words related to ATM machines: – ATM: … Continue reading How to Use the ATM Machine


    How to Endorse a Check Lesson

    A lesson for students on how to properly endorse a check. Covers everything from basic tips to methods like blank, restrictive, and third-party endorsements. Includes essential advice to ensure your money lands safely in your bank account. In this lesson, students learn how to properly endorse a check through a comprehensive video guide. The video … Continue reading How to Endorse a Check Lesson