4th Gr. Assignment #46

Posted in Uncategorized on May 13, 2011 by littclass4thgrade

Learning Goals:

Learn how to use a spreadsheet, document and web page AT THE SAME TIME.

 Learn to run a business by trial and error on a simulation (two parts):

a.) running the business effectively

b.)Improving business/make more money

Directions:

1. Download the spreadsheet here. Save it, open it, minimize it and have it ready.Spreadsheet click here.

2. Download the guide here. Save it, open it, minimize it and have it ready.

3.Read this AND the next direction before going to the website. Then, go to the website for the coffee shop game by clicking on the link. CAREFULLY READ THE TUTORIAL AS THE GAME STARTS DO NOT SKIP IT. Coffee Shop Website click here.

4. Everytime you buy supplies STOP AND GO TO THE SPREADSHEET TO ENTER HOW MANY SUPPLIES YOU BOUGHT

YOU HAVE TO INPUT A FEW AREAS OF DATA BEFORE AND AFTER EACH DAY.

Download the first reflection document here.

6th Gr. Assignment #8 and 4th Gr #45

Posted in Uncategorized on May 5, 2011 by littclass4thgrade

Learning Goal:

Learn to turn numbers to currency form on a spreadsheet.

Learn to put a multiplication formula into a spreadsheet.

Directions:

Today we are going to continue to help Jonathan decide which candy will help his club make money. (Listen to podcast on previous entry for the story)

1. Download the spreadsheet from the site link that follows. Save it, open it then minimize it so it is ready. Spreadsheet click here.

2. Download the guide here and follow instructions on it one at a time carefully. Switch back and forth between the guide and the spreadsheet by using the window list. Guide click here.

6th Grade Assignment #7 and 4th Grade #44

Posted in Uncategorized on May 1, 2011 by littclass4thgrade

Learning Goal:

Make a chart from a spreadsheet.

Understand why visual representations of numbers are made.

Directions:

1. Get the story first! You are going to listen to a podcast story while looking at the image the is posted on this blog entry. Go to the link where the podcast is,start it, then go back to the blog tab and click on the image of the spreadsheet so you can see it. Podcast click here.

2. Go to a NEW spreadsheet. you do that by going to Applications>Office>Open Office.Org Spreadsheet. Make a spreadsheet yourself with the data that is given to you about the candy sales on the podcast and the image on this blog entry. Use the image to get the numbers for the spreadsheet or use the podcast.

3. Using the guide posted here, make a simple graph of the candy sales. Guide Click here.

4. Get your journal and write a reflection on what you did. Answer these specifically:

a.) Make a list of the steps you did to make a graph. Try to remember on your own, but look at the guide if you need to, or to check your answer.

b.) How does a graph help show Jonathan’s older brother easily which candy should not be bought anymore for their sales?

6th Gr. #6 and 4th Gr. #43

Posted in Uncategorized on April 28, 2011 by littclass4thgrade

Learning Goals: Introduction to Spreadsheets:

I know wha t a workbook is.

I know what a formula is.

I know where to locate the formula bar.

Directions:

1. Have the worksheet in hand. I will give you a printed one.

2. You are going to an online tutorial. You will answer questions on the worksheet from this tutorial. Read one question ahead of time and be ready. Website click here.

digital version of worksheet arcived here

4th Gr. Assignment #42

Posted in Uncategorized on April 26, 2011 by littclass4thgrade

Follow directions step by step carefully today.

1. Download a spreadsheet from this site called “number clue story.xls”. The link to download the file is small and says “download”. Click on it when you find it, make sure you save the file, then open it.Spreadsheet click here.

2. Listen to a podcast for a story and directions.The podcast is called”5th Grade Spreadsheet addition podcast story”.  Podcast site click here.

3. Put the numbers in the right cells from the podcast story. Select the answer cell and make an addition formula using the guide.

Guide for spreadsheet addition click here.

4. Go to the worksheet and answer the questions, when you are done show Mr. Litt the spreadsheet.

Worksheet click here

5. Keyboard at your level if there is time.

These files do not download, you have paper versions. 


4th Grade Assignment #41

Posted in Uncategorized on April 12, 2011 by littclass4thgrade

Learning Goals:

Practice using an online dictionary.

Learn to make a presentation slide readable from far away

Directions:

Activity One:

Use the paper version of the worksheet I give you. Read it before you start, get clear on what you are supposed to do; ask questions. Go to the dictionary website and finish the worksheet. Dictionary Website click here.

Digital version just in case, click here.

Activity Two

1. Open a new, blank presentation.

2. Put these words below, that are smaller, on the slide.

You do that by inserting a text box first. Then copy the words here and paste them into a text box on your presentation.

More than 80% of the gold in the Mother Lode is still yet to be found, today. If you pan for  gold, you might find some.

3. Download the image from this blog entry above.

You do that by clicking on the image above, then right clicking on it and selecting “save image as”. Once it is saved, insert it into your presentation slide.

4. Make it readable: MAKE THE WORDS BIG ENOUGH TO SEE 10 FEET AWAY, MAKE THE PICTURE ONLY HALF THE SLIDE.

Change the background and font colors to make the slide readable and easy to look at.

Look at this model:

5th Grade Assignment #22

Posted in Uncategorized on April 8, 2011 by littclass4thgrade

Learning Goal:

Learn what cell names are on a spreadsheet.

Learn how to make a graph from a spreadsheet

Directions:

Download the spreadsheet on this website listed. When you are at the website look for the words “download” written in small letters near the top. Download, save the file and follow Mr.Litt’s directions.. Website click here.

Spreadsheet activity guide click here..