Download the Excel Fruit Stand Shopping List and make it available for students to refer to. You might print several copies and distribute them for student to use at their desks while they work on the assignment. You could go paperless by downloading and opening this file in a pdf reader and projecting it onto your whiteboard for students to reference. You might also distribute this using a cloud file sharing service or student learning management system.
Students will use choose 8 or more items from the list to create their chart. Students enter their choices into their spreadsheet and create a bar or column chart with the data.