Google Sheets Holiday “Shopping”

Teach an introductory lesson to Google Sheets by doing some holiday shopping!

Link to Template (Click TEMPLATE in the right corner to make a copy)

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What will students learn?

Students will learn how to enter data, enter basic formulas, use FUNCTIONS, and create a graph by following the directions in the second tab. They can even checkoff the items as they work using the checkboxes.

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Where do students “shop”?

Students shop using this imaginary inventory. Shop for toys, household items, electronics, or even clothes and personal items!

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How can I differentiate for different learners?

This activity is geared towards students in Grades 3-5. You may differentiate the activity by using different templates linked using the Tabs at the bottom of the Sheet. For example, if you want a template with the formulas or headings already inserted, you could use the tab labeled “Differentiation with Formulas”.

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What do students graph?

I added this easy activity for students to graph sales of popular toys. Then, use the checklist below to analyze the data and enter formulas!

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How may I assess learning?

Use this nifty exit ticket to assess learning! Add questions, tasks and activities as needed! You can pretty much turn Google Sheets into an activity pack! Or, add a rubric on a new tab!

(Example Exit Ticket Tab)

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Do your students do any “holiday shopping” using Google Sheets? I’d love to see your lesson!

 

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