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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
class rosters can be alphabetized.

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