K5 Computer Lab Lesson Plans

Excel Lesson Plan - Expense Budget with Chart

Students Create a Clothing Expense Budget with a Chart

Students use a shopping list to buy some clothes and tally their expenses.

Students create a chart illustrating their clothing purchases and expenses.

 

Download: excel-clothes-shopping-price-list.pdf

 

Download: excel-clothing-expenses-with-chart-finished-example.xlsx

 

Download: student-instructions-clothes-shopping-expenses.docx

 

Download: step-by-step-excel-clothes-expenses-with-chart-instructions.docx

 

Download: rubric-for-spreadsheet-with-chart.pdf

 

 

Instructions: Students have $125.00 to spend on school clothes. Students use the Clothes Shopping Price List to purchase as many items as they can without going over budget. Students create their spreadsheet using the list of clothes and their prices. Students use a formula (SUM) to calculate their total clothing expenses. Students create a chart illustrating their clothing expenses.

 

Clothes Shopping Price List:

Clothes Shopping Price List for Students

 

 

Clothing Expenses with Chart - Finished Example:

Students should size and position their clipart and chart so everything fits on a single printed page.

. Excel Expense Budget with Chart Lesson

 

 

Student Instructions - Clothes Shopping Expenses

Student Instructions - Clothes Shopping Expenses

 

 

Step by Step Instructions for Excel:

Excel Clothes Shopping Expenses Instructions

 

 

Excel Spreadsheet Rubric for Grading Assignments:

 

Spreadsheet Rubric

 

 

Make a Chart in Excel - A Two Minute Tutorial

This video shows you how to make a chart like the one in this assignment. It shows you how to increase the font size, widen a column, merge and center the title, format numbers with the dollar sign, total a column of numbers with autosum, create the chart, and change the colors of the chart column bars.

 

 

 

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