# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Medical Assistant I Task 490612322

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Explain the purpose of reconciling a bank statement.


Explanation should include

  • comparing the opening balance on a new statement with the closing balance on a previous statement
  • ensuring the accuracy of deposits, charges, and receipts.

Process/Skill Questions

  • How should a situation where opening balances and closing balances do not agree be handled?
  • How often should a bank statement be reconciled?

Related Standards of Learning



The student will read, interpret, analyze, and evaluate a variety of nonfiction texts including employment documents and technical writing.
  1. Apply information from texts to clarify understanding of concepts.
  2. Read and correctly interpret an application for employment, workplace documents, or an application for college admission.
  3. Analyze technical writing for clarity.
  4. Paraphrase and synthesize ideas within and between texts.
  5. Draw conclusions and make inferences on explicit and implied information using textual support.
  6. Analyze multiple texts addressing the same topic to determine how authors reach similar or different conclusions.
  7. Analyze false premises, claims, counterclaims, and other evidence in persuasive writing.
  8. Recognize and analyze use of ambiguity, contradiction, paradox, irony, sarcasm, overstatement, and understatement in text.
  9. Generate and respond logically to literal, inferential, evaluative, synthesizing, and critical thinking questions about the text(s).