Basic Spreadsheet Activity

Basic Spreadsheet Activity

  • The Basic Spreadsheet Activity (Read Me) introducesstudents to basic spreadsheet components and functions. Students enterdata and create simple pie charts. In this activity students imaginethey are walking down the street and they each find $1000. Afterattempting to find the money’s owner they are allowed to keep it. Forpurposes of the activity they must decide how to use the money in fivedifferent ways. Students are guided to create a new AppleWorks or Excelspreadsheet, entering the data, creating a pie chart, and interpretingthe data.