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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|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-CS-01||Select and operate appropriate software to perform a variety of tasks, and recognize that users have different needs and preferences for the technology they use. (P1.1)|
|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.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.|
|Math.Practice.MP7||Look for and make use of structure.|