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Teach and learn all about accounting, terms, principles, rules, and procedures.
 
 

BASIC ACCOUNTING
AND BOOKKEEPING LESSONS

 

Teach and learn basic accounting principles, bookkeeping skills, and methods.

 

Accounting provides information about the financial position of a business or company.  Accountants create financial records of business transactions, and prepare statements containing the assets, liabilities, and operating results of a business.  They maintain and audit these quantitative records, while preparing financial reports such as the income statement, balance sheet, and statement of cash flows.

 

Here students will learn about the importance of accounting, and also the basic steps and techniques used. In addition, we also have included informative articles, helpful tips, and other topics related to accounting.

 

 

 

 

ACCOUNTING LESSON PLANS AND WORKSHEETS

 

INTRODUCTION TO ACCOUNTING

 

Introduction to Accounting: What is Accounting?

Students learn the importance of accounting, the three main types of accounting information, GAAP, accounting principles, and accounting reports.

 

FUNDAMENTAL CONCEPTS OF ACCOUNTING

 

Fundamental Concepts of Accounting

Learn the main accounting concepts and how they form the basis for GAAP (generally accepted accounting principles).

 

INTRODUCTION TO TRANSACTION ANALYSIS

 

Introduction to Transaction Analysis

Learn to use the basic accounting equation and understand how to analyze basic business transaction. Learn about assets, liabilities, owners equity, revenues, and expenses.

 

RECORD KEEPING AND THE ACCOUNTING PROCESS

 

Record Keeping and the Accounting Process

An introduction to formal record keeping and the steps involved in the accounting process.  Includes transaction analysis, chart of account, general journal, posting process, journalizing, and preparing financial statements.

 

LINKING THE INCOME STATEMENT AND THE BALANCE SHEET

 

Linking the Income Statement and the Balance Sheet

Learn how the income statement and the balance sheet relate. Students are introduced to the two financial statements that are reflected in the accounting equation.

 

TRIAL BALANCE AND FINANCIAL STATEMENT PREPARATION

 

Trial Balance and Financial Statement Preparation

Learn how to prepare a trial balance and financial statements including the income statement and balance sheet.

 

ACCRUAL ACCOUNTING AND ADJUSTING ENTRIES

 

Accrual Accounting and Adjusting Entries

Understand how accrual accounting works, and the basics of adjusting entries.  Learn revenue recognition and matching principles.

 

DEPRECIATION

 

Depreciation

Understand the concept of depreciation, and how to calculate depreciation amounts.

 

CLOSING THE BOOKS

 

Closing the Books

Learn how and why the books must be closed every period and learn the steps to do so.

 

RATIO ANALYSIS

 

Ratio Analysis

An introduction to financial statement analysis using the various ratios on and between the balance sheet and income statement.

 

BUSINESS OWNERSHIP

 

Business Ownership

Introduces students to the major forms of business ownership and the advantages and disadvantages of each.

 

 

INFORMATION AND ARTICLES ON ACCOUNTING

 

Why do we Need Accounting?

Accounting is the backbone of the business financial world.

 

Basic Accounting Terminology 101

Learn basic accounting terminology and concepts.

 

The Cornerstone of Bookkeeping: Your Accounting Ledgers

Learn about bookkeeping and the accounting ledgers.

 

What are Debits and Credits?

Understanding accounting debits and credits.

 

What is a Profit and Loss Report?

Learn about the profit and loss report or income statement.

 

More Information and Resources on Accounting

Informational resources on accounting and bookkeeping.

 

BUSINESS SKILLS AND CAREER INFORMATION

 

Business Skills and Career Information

Career and business resources and information. Advice and tips to help you with your own career and work skills including information on getting a job, job search, and interviewing.  Includes information on business skills such as writing business letters and public speaking.

 

 

BUSINESS MATH

Business Math
Teach and learn the concepts of basic business math. These lesson plans, business lessons, interactive material, and worksheets will introduce your students to these basic math concepts. Topics include earning money, income and wages, taxes, checking accounts, bank savings accounts, and more consumer math skills. Examples and problems.

 

 

 

 
 

 

 

 

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