Summary: Students create a series of charts showing information about a specific US state. Students copy/paste their charts and type additional information about their state into a Word document.
Effective Tech Lesson 2.8: Excel Charts A
This lesson is in my Level 2 Curriculum Progression.
Recommended for First through Third Grade
Uses Microsoft Excel, but can be adapted for other spreadsheet programs.
Teacher Instructions (pdf)
Student File (Excel)
Students work in-step from teacher-directed instructions.
Opportunity for student choice: selection of US state to be used for their report
Duration: Four 40-minute class sessions
Modifying the appearance of chart elements
Modifying chart elements