M&M Spreadsheet and Chart
Students Create a Spreadsheet
and Chart of M&M Candy Colors
Scenario: Students sort and count the number of M&M's in a handful or packet of M&M candies to create a spreadsheet and chart.
Assignment: Students create a simple spreadsheet and chart using the free Google Sheets template to illustrate the number and color of M&M's they have counted.
M&M Spreadsheet and Chart Template
Students enter their own title and spreadsheet data. Students create a chart using their data. Students add a relevant picture.
This template is great for use with Chromebooks, Google Classroom, and distance learning!
Usage: Students download the graphic organizer and make a personal copy for themselves.
To Download: Sign in to your school gmail account. This is a GOOGLE slides template. You MUST be signed into a gmail account to download it. While signed in to your Google / Gmail account, click the download link, then choose "Make a copy" when prompted. This will put a copy of the graphic organizer directly in your Google Drive storage.
If you tried to download this template but instead you seem to be stuck with a "View Only" copy in your browser that says "Request Edit Access" or similar, then stop right there. Find and click "File" on the top menu, (top left?) and then choose to "Make a copy". That will get you a copy that is editable.
M&M Spreadsheet and Chart - Finished Example:
You can download this to use for teaching. Change the numbers, pictures, titles as quick examples of how to create the spreadsheet and chart.
Spreadsheet Rubric for Grading Assignments:
The rubric is good for assessing basic spreadsheets with titles at the top, basic data entries for labels (text), values (numbers), formulas, formatting numbers with dollars signs, chart formatting and more.
Student Instructions: Google Sheets
Creating a Simple Spreadsheet and Chart
Students use these instructions to guide their Google spreadsheets creations. These instructions cover the basics of entering and formatting a chart title, entering data, and creating a chart.
Google Sheets Video Tutorial
How to Make Your First Spreadsheet and Chart
Learn how to create a simple google spreadsheet with a chart. This video covers the basics of entering and formatting a chart title, entering data, and creating a chart.
Time to Learn = 75 seconds