School Supplies Expense Spreadsheet and Chart
Students Create a Spreadsheet
and Chart of School Supplies Expenses
Scenario: Students have $60.00 to spend for school supplies. Students try to purchase as much as they can without going over $60.00
Assignment: Students create a spreadsheet using Google Sheets to show how much they have spent on school supplies. Students use the SUM function to calculate the total expenses. Students create a lovely chart showing their school supplies expenses.
Google Sheets - School Supplies
Spreadsheet and Chart Template
Students download this template for a quick start. Students enter their own title and spreadsheet data. Students create a chart using their data. Students add a relevant picture. Students can format text and colors to suit their preference.
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.
School Supplies Expense Spreadsheet
and Chart Finished Example:
A finished copy for teachers to download and use. Change the numbers, pictures, titles as quick examples of how to create the spreadsheet and chart.
School Supplies Price List
Students can download this price list and use the items and prices on the list to create their spreadsheet data.
Alternatively, students can shop online for items and prices.
Student Instructions: Google Sheets
Creating an Expense Spreadsheet and Chart
Students use these instructions to guide their Google spreadsheets creations.
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.
Video - Expense Spreadsheet with Chart Tutorial
Learn how to create an expense spreadsheet with a chart. This video covers the basics of entering and formatting a chart title, entering data, creating a chart, and using the SUM formula to calculate total expenses.
Time to Learn = 4 minutes