During this engaging and interactive digital lesson, the learners will receive direct instruction and practice with spreadsheets. Learners will gain experience with worksheets, cells, rows, columns, cell addresses, labels, navigating tables, and entering data.
Estimated Time:9 minutes
Score Type:Automatically Graded
Available Languages: English, Spanish
Vocabulary: cell, cell address, column, data, row, spreadsheet, table, worksheet
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GeneralMathematics > Statistics Probability > Graphs and Charts > General
InstructionsLanguage Arts > Communication > Listening Strategies / Context > Follow Directions > Instructions
Listening / Pay AttentionLanguage Arts > Communication > Media Literacy / Viewing > Comprehension > Listening / Pay Attention
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Students should be familiar with the concepts of horizontal, vertical, columns, and rows.
This lesson likens the worksheet in a spreadsheet program to a piece of graph paper. Consider showing the class a piece of graph paper so they can readily see the likeness.
This lesson uses the word venomous to describe poisonous snakes. Students should know that the word venomous means poisonous. If necessary, reassure students that while over 2,900 snake species exist, most snakes live in the tropics, and only about 1 in 10 snakes are venomous.
|S.5.b||Students collect data or identify relevant data sets, use digital tools to analyze them, and represent data in various ways to facilitate problem-solving and decision-making.|
|1A-DA-06||Collect and present the same data in various visual formats. (P7.1, P4.4)|
|1B-DA-06||Organize and present collected data visually to highlight relationships and support a claim. (P7.1)|
|1B-DA-07||Use data to highlight or propose cause-and-effect relationships, predict outcomes, or communicate an idea. (P7.1)|
|ELA-Literacy.L.2.6||Use words and phrases acquired through conversations, reading and being read to, and responding to texts, including using adjectives and adverbs to describe (e.g., When other kids are happy that makes me happy).|
|ELA-Literacy.L.3.6||Acquire and use accurately grade-appropriate conversational, general academic, and domain-specific words and phrases, including those that signal spatial and temporal relationships (e.g., After dinner that night we went looking for them).|
|ELA-Literacy.L.4.6||Acquire and use accurately grade-appropriate general academic and domain-specific words and phrases, including those that signal precise actions, emotions, or states of being (e.g., quizzed, whined, stammered) and that are basic to a particular topic (e.g., wildlife, conservation, and endangered when discussing animal preservation).|
|ELA-Literacy.SL.2.2||Recount or describe key ideas or details from a text read aloud or information presented orally or through other media.|
|ELA-Literacy.SL.3.2||Determine the main ideas and supporting details of a text read aloud or information presented in diverse media and formats, including visually, quantitatively, and orally.|
|ELA-Literacy.SL.4.2||Paraphrase portions of a text read aloud or information presented in diverse media and formats, including visually, quantitatively, and orally.|
|ELA-Literacy.SL.5.2||Summarize a written text read aloud or information presented in diverse media and formats, including visually, quantitatively, and orally.|