Q4 Party Planner: Charts
What if you want to see a simple visual of your party plans? The easiest way to visualize something quickly is to make a chart. This Quest will show you how simple it is to make a chart.
Chart: Charts are visual representations of worksheet data. Charts often make it easier to understand the data in a worksheet because users can easily pick out patterns and trends illustrated in the chart that are otherwise difficult to see.
Select: Select is the action where you use the mouse (or alternate) to click on a particular cell, image, or object on the screen.
I Can Statement
- create a chart
Using the directions above, complete the following:
Step 1 - Select the data you will include in your chart
Step 2 - Create and insert the chart
Step 3 - Name the chart
Step 4 - Check with your teacher to see if you should turn it in yet or continue to the next section of Party Planning.
Note: There are many chart types to choose from.
- YouTube Video on using Charts
- Google Spreadsheets Google Docs Help Inserting a Chart in a Spreadsheet
- Spreadsheet Help from Google
- Using Google Spreadsheets from About.com
- Tutorial on "Working with Charts"
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ISTE and Common Core Standards
3. Knowledge Constructor
c. curate information from digital resources using a variety of tools and methods to create collections of artifacts that demonstrate meaningful connections or conclusions
5. Computational Thinker
b. collect data or identify relevant data sets, use digital tools to analyze them, and represent data in various ways to facilitate problem-solving and decision making.
6. Creative Communicator
c. communicate complex ideas clearly and effectively by creating or using a variety of digital objects such as visualizations, models or simulations