Summary: Students create a series of charts from data in Excel spreadsheets. Students copy/paste their charts into a Word document for presentation.
Effective Tech: Lesson 4.9: Excel Charts C
This lesson is in my Level 4 Curriculum Progression.
Recommended for Third through Fifth Grade
Uses Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Word, but can be adapted for other spreadsheet and word-processing programs.
Teacher Instructions (pdf)
Student Instructions (pdf)
Student File (Excel)
Students work at their own pace from written instructions.
Opportunity for student choice: chart appearance
Duration: Three 40-minute class sessions
Modifying the appearance of chart elements
Modifying chart elements