# Excel Chapter 1 Creating a Worksheet and an Embedded Chart by 2mz1O10

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```									Teacher: Glenith Moncus                                                         Dates ________________

Hoover High School Freshman Campus

Creating a Worksheet and an                                 TOTAL                432 min
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Embedded Chart                                             DURATION              (9 class periods)

OVERVIEW/ANNOTATION
In this lesson, students will create basic spreadsheets and charts using Microsoft Excel.

CONTENT STANDARDS:
ALABAMA COURSE OF STUDY – CAREER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION
6. Utilize spreadsheet features, including formulas, functions, sorting, and filtering data,
templates, charts, and graphs in creating, editing, and printing workbooks.

WORKPLACE SKILLS
15. Apply safe and healthy work standards in the workplace for procedures and conditions; tools,
dress, and the use of technology; emergency procedures; and work area maintenance.

NATIONAL/OTHER STANDARDS:
INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
 Operating Systems and Utilities: Level 1
 Input Technologies: Levels 1-4
 Productivity Software: Levels 1-2

COMPUTATION
 Mathematical Foundations : Level 1
 Number Relationships and Operations: Levels 1-2
 Patterns, Functions, and Algebra: Level 1
 Statistics and Probability: Level 2

PRIMARY LEARNING OBJECTIVES
Student will have mastered this lesson when he/she can:
 Start and quit Excel                                    Change document properties
 Describe the Excel worksheet                            Save a workbook a second time using the
 Enter text and numbers                                   same file name
 Use the Sum button to sum a range of cells              Print a worksheet
 Copy the contents of a cell to a range of               Open a workbook
cells using the fill handle                            Use the AutoCalculate area to determine
 Save a workbook                                          statistics
 Format cells in a worksheet                             Correct errors on a worksheet
 Create a 3-D Clustered Column chat                      Use Excel Help to answer questions

MATERIALS, EQUIPMENT, & TECHNOLOGY RESOURCES
   Hardware: Personal computer, projector, projection screen, Air Liner, color printer
   Software: Microsoft Office Excel 2010, Internet Explorer/Firefox
   Textbook: Office 2007 Introductory Concepts and Techniques by Gary B. Shelly, Thomas J.
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Cashman, and Misty E. Vermaat (Chapter 1: Creating a Worksheet and an Embedded Chart)
   Handouts: Cornell notes handout, Screen Elements handout
   Study Guide and Testing Web Site: www.quia.com

BACKGROUND/PREPARATION
Prior to covering the content standards for this lesson, students will be evaluated on their level of
knowledge related to the use of personal computers and Windows Vista operating system. Peer tutors
will be used for support.

PROCEDURES/ACTIVITIES
1. Teacher will introduce spreadsheets and Microsoft Excel; discuss how and why spreadsheets are
used (frequently making clear the fact that many professions use spreadsheets, no matter the
nature of the work)
2. Teacher and students will point out the basic differences between Excel 2010 and older
versions and explain that the textbook demonstrations may slightly differ due to software
version differences
3. Teacher and students will discuss the objectives of the chapter
4. Teacher and students will discuss key concepts of the chapter using the Cornell notes and/or
Screen Elements handouts
5. Teacher and students will complete the step-by-step project for the chapter, pausing to re-visit
key concepts
6. Upon completion of the step-by-step project with the teacher, students will independently
complete reinforcement projects; teacher will monitor and support students as they work
7. Students will submit select projects to be graded (selected by the teacher)
8. Teacher and students will review key concepts and features
9. Students will be assessed on key concepts and features using Quia.com

ASSESSMENT STRATEGIES
   Class Discussions
   Teacher Observation
   Reinforcement Projects
   Multiple Choice, Fill-in-the-Blank, and True/False Quiz Assessing Key Concepts from Chapter
   Work Ethics – Ability to Work Independently and With Others, Punctuality, Dependability,
Attitude, Respect Towards Others, Etc.

REMEDIATION
Extra practice available through additional reinforcement projects.

ACCOMMODATIONS
   Accommodations will be made based on IEPs, 504s, and other individualized learning plans.
   Students that are advanced in this area may serve as peer helpers.

ESSENTIAL QUESTION(S)

COURSE/PROGRAM CULMINATING PRODUCT(S)
Students properly create, format, and publish a spreadsheet and chart using Microsoft Excel 2007.

CTSO (FBLA) ACTIVITY
Aids in preparing students for competitive events (Spreadsheet Applications & Computer Applications).

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COURSE/PROGRAM CREDENTIAL
____ Credential   ____ Certificate   ____ Postsecondary Degree   ____ University Degree   ____ Other

NOTES

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