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Jake and Jackie Learn about Basic Banking



Jake and Jackie Learn about Basic Banking
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Reading Level
     edHelper's suggested reading level:   grades 3 to 4
     Flesch-Kincaid grade level:   4.32

Vocabulary
     challenging words:    debt-in, printout, recipient, vinyl, checkbook, debit, chuckle, various, register, listing, unexpected, especially, totally, outlet, deposit, doing


Jake and Jackie Learn about Basic Banking
By Beth Beutler
  

1     Jake and Jackie were bored. They were at Jake's house, and just when they'd hoped to go outside, a rainstorm started. So, they wandered into Jake's mom's home office.
 
2     "What are you doing, Mom?" Jake asked.
 
3     "I'm balancing the checkbook."
 
4     Jackie looked at Jake's mom quizzically. "What does that mean?"
 
5     "Well, I am making sure that my records match what the bank says I have in the account."
 
6     "Do you have to do that a lot?"
 
7     "I do it once a month, when the printout comes in the mail."
 
8     "I've never understood how checking accounts work," Jackie replied.
 
9     "Would you like to learn?" Jake's mom asked.
 
10     Jackie looked at Jake. There was nothing else to do. So she shrugged and said, "Why not?"

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