Be creative and use Excel in a variety
of ways to enhance your curriculum.
Excel can be a tool for students to produce quality work.
A |
Alphabetize a List |
Spelling
Lists, vocabulary lists or |
B |
Bingo Game |
Create a blank grid to input vocabulary words to play the game. |
C |
Charts and More |
Create charts for all kinds of data, even one to make a category game. |
D |
Database |
Build a database of the states, presidents, dinosaurs or students |
E |
Estimation Activity |
Estimate the number of items and graph the predictions and results. |
F |
Formulas and Functions |
Use formulas and functions to teach number crunching for special projects. |
G |
Graph Lessons |
The
sky is the limit on this one! Data is everywhere! |
H |
Hide Activity |
Create a self checking math activity to provide drill and practice. |
I |
If Formula Worksheets |
If formulas can be used to create a fun spelling test, grammar review or a vocabulary recall exercise. |
J |
Journal |
Keep an ongoing journal of class events for students to write daily. |
K |
K-W-L File |
Keep a Know - Want to Learn - What we Learned Chart for a thematic unit. |
L |
Log Data |
A daily log, reading log or science observation form can organize data. |
M |
Merging Mad Libs |
Create Mad Libs and utilize mail merge in Word for upper elementary. |
N |
Numerous Drills |
Create activities that involve different operations with everyday math. |
O |
Online Interaction |
Gather data to share online with another classroom as a project. |
P |
Probability Activity |
Use dice, penny, or spinner and record information on chart or graph. |
Q |
Question of the Day |
Create a response chart to gather information on a specific question. |
R |
Random Numbers |
Use this random number generator for classroom management or math review. |
S |
Statistical Reports |
Keep a record of weekly temperature to chart to compare withother cities. |
T |
Timeless Timelines |
Record historical events, sequence of an activity or the highlights of an individuals life with a timeline. |
U |
Unhide Activity |
Students can post a trivia question or problem and hide the answer. |
V |
Verify Math Activity |
Make a chart with formulas to provide practice multiplication facts. |
W |
Word Search |
Create a grid for students to make their own word searches. |
X |
Xtra Special Posters |
Students can create a four sheet poster to summarize a project |
Y |
Yes-No Graphs |
Students can compare their responses to Yes/No Questions. |
Z |
Zillions of Stuff |
Explore, develop and design activities to involve students in gathering data. |
©April 1999, Kathy
D. Adkins
Last Updated
March, 2003