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TEACHING CHECKBOOK BALANCING AND BANK RECONCILIATION - LEARNING MONEY MANAGEMENT CHECKING SKILLS LESSON PLAN WORKSHEETS CHECK BOOK EXAMPLE

 

 

 
By keeping your checkbook balanced on a regular basis, you will help keep your budget on on track.
 
 

CHECKBOOK BALANCING LESSONS

 

 

This section includes teaching information and lessons on the subject of checkbook balancing, also known as checkbook reconciliation.

 

Teach and learn how to balance your checkbook, how to use a bank reconciliation form, and how to read a bank checking account statement.

 

Prior to learning check balancing, one should understand basic check writing and recording transactions into the checkbook register.  See our Check Writing Lessons category for more basic check writing skills.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


INFORMATION ON CHECKBOOK BALANCING:    
     
HOW TO BALANCE YOUR CHECKBOOK    

 

How to Balance your Checkbook
Learn the steps required for balancing your checkbook. A basic introduction to balancing your checkbook.

 
LESSON PLANS, LESSONS, AND INSTRUCTIONAL WORKSHEETS:    

 

CHECKBOOK RECONCILIATION FORM

   

 

Checkbook Reconciliation Form
The bank checkbook reconciliation form is usually found on the back of your monthly bank statement.  Use it to reconcile, or balance your checkbook.

 
 

BALANCING USING A RECONCILIATION FORM

   

 

Balancing a Checkbook using a Reconciliation Form
Teaching lesson plan and worksheet to practice and learn about checkbook balancing using the check book reconciliation form.

 

 

CHECKBOOK RECONCILIATION - CHECKBOOK BALANCE

   

 

Checkbook Reconciliation - Checkbook Balance
A teaching lesson plan and worksheet for More advanced checkbook reconciliation practice.  Here, the checkbook has missing or incorrect transactions.  Can you figure out what transactions are missing and correct the check book so it will balance again?

 
             

More Checking Accounts, Check Writing Lessons

             
       

 

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