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Thanksgiving Dinner Cost Comparison
Spreadsheet and Chart

Students Create a Dinner Cost Comparison
Spreadsheet and Chart

Assignment: Students create a spreadsheet and chart comparing Thanksgiving dinner prices for two stores. Students choose the same 6 or 7 items from each store to compare. Students create their spreadsheet using prices from the Thanksgiving price list. Students may also use local newspaper or online store ads if available. Students format the numbers with dollar signs and use a formula (SUM) to calculate total costs. Students create a chart illustrating their expenses.

Google Sheets
Thanksgiving Dinner Cost Comparison 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.

Thanksgiving Dinner Cost Comparison Template

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.

Download: google-sheets-thanksgiving-dinner-cost-comparison-template

Thanksgiving Dinner Cost Comparison
Spreadsheet and Chart Finished Example:

A finished copy for teachers to download and use. Change the numbers, pictures, titles, as quick teaching examples of how to create the spreadsheet and chart.

Thanksgiving Dinner Cost Comparison Spreadsheet and Chart Finished Example

Download: google-sheets-thanksgiving-dinner-cost-comparison-finished-example

Thanksgiving Dinner 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.

Thanksgiving Dinner Price List:

Download: google-sheets-thanksgiving-dinner-price-list

Student Instructions: Thanksgiving Dinner Spreadsheet

Students use these instructions to guide their Google spreadsheets creations.

Student Instructions: Thanksgiving Dinner Spreadsheet

Download: google-sheets-thanksgiving-dinner-spreadsheet-student-instructions

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.

Spreadsheet Rubric for Grading Assignments

Download: google-sheets-rubric-for-spreadsheet-with-chart

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