Theme 3 Lesson 8:
Choosing and Using a Checking Account

The students learn the fundamentals of maintaining a checking account. They examine electronic banking methods, the writing of checks, and using a check register. They examine the features and costs of checking accounts, in preparation for the time when they acquire checking accounts of their own.

Visuals & Activities


  • Banking
  • Check
  • Checking Account
  • Credit
  • Credit Union
  • Debit Card
  • Deposit
  • Direct Deposit
  • Overdraft

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