I hope you found the resources shared here helpful in your endeavor to find some interesting accounting lessons for your students!
If you need help in engaging your students when teaching other business topics, this article could be just what you need: Master Your High School Business Curriculum by Keeping Classes Relevant and Engaging Sarah has been with AES since 1998, first serving as a curriculum developer, and now as a customer support analyst and content creator.
This project reinforces concepts covered in the first three units and is the perfect way to finish up the module.
More specifically, in the Accounting Project, students take on the role of a part-time accountant for a small pet shop called Sparky's.
While I wasn't able to find a ton, here are some that you could use as a starting point: Money Instructor was one of the first websites I found that had some real lesson plans and ideas for teaching students about accounting.
While some of the lessons are pretty advanced, you would definitely get some use out of the first few lessons for your middle school students: Basic Accounting and Bookkeeping Lessons Another great website for finding lesson plans, activities, and worksheets is Teachers Pay Teachers.
In the Accounting module students are introduced to business accounting basics.
They will learn the definition and purpose of accounting; transactions, accounts, debits and credits, and the accounting equation; the double-entry method; the accounting cycle; and financial analysis.
Check them out: Tonya Skinner's Accounting Lesson Plans and Activities Teachers Pay Teachers also has some resources more geared for high school business courses.
While you may see some cross-over in the content for middle school, many of the resources could still be valuable for you: High School Accounting Activities from Teachers Pay Teachers In working with thousands of business education teachers across the United States, we know that scraping together different resources and ideas to create a curriculum isn't fun... Because we have seen so many teachers struggle to find and deliver appropriate lessons, we've included an Accounting module in Business&ITCenter21.