Productivity Suite

Q4 Party Planner: Charts

13. Dig the Data


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 in either Google Sheets or Microsoft Excel.

PDF Document (Link to PDF Directions) for Google.  PDF DocumentPDF Directions for Excel

I Can Statement

  • create a chart from spreadsheet data

Key Vocabulary

Chart: A charts is a 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: To select is the action of using the mouse (or alternate) to click on a particular cell, image, or object on the screen.

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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 as indicated in the PDF Directions provided.
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.











Additional Resources

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MITECS  Michigan Integrated Technology Competencies for Students, and

ISTE Standards for Students

1. Empowered Learner
d. Understand the fundamental concepts of technology operations, demonstrate the ability to choose, use and troubleshoot current technologies and are able to transfer their knowledge to explore emerging technologies

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
a. Choose the appropriate platforms and tools for meeting the desired objectives of their creation or communication
c. Communicate complex ideas clearly and effectively by creating or using a variety of digital objects such as visualizations, models or simulations