Overview: Students will learn to create Microsoft Office charts based on finding items from a scavenger hunt.
Dry Erase Board
Scavenger Hunt Items
Scavenger Hunt Worksheet
Plastic bags for Scavenger Hunt Items
Scavenger Hunt Student Reference Worksheet
TIME: 1-2 class periods
Students will participate in a Scavenger Hunt by finding items listed on a student worksheet, compile data and then learn how to create Microsoft Office charts.
Students will participate in a group project compiling data from the Scavenger Hunt.
As the students walk into the classroom, have them read the below information that is listed on the Smart Board and begin working.
What are the 3 beginning steps in creating a chart in Microsoft Office WORD? List in bullet format, Arial, 16 font and bold.
Walk around the classroom to ensure students are working on the warm-up and provide assistance, if needed.
Instructional Area: Communication Skills
MS. 08.05: Create clear and concise oral directions.
MS. 08.09: Participate in group discussions.
MS. 09.04: Compose professional documents.
Instructional Area: Instructional Technology
MS.13.04: Apply information to accomplish a task.
MS.13.05: Store information for future use.
MS. 14.09: Demonstrate basic word processing skills.
Instructional Area: Business Professionals of America
MS. 19.03: Provide directions for completing job/project tasks.
Scavenger Hunt Directions
Pass out the attached Scavenger Hunt (Classroom or Outdoor) worksheet and inform the students that they are going to participate in a Scavenger Hunt, compile data, and create Microsoft Office WORD charts.
Distribute plastic bags for the items that they find.
Distribute clipboards so the can check off the items on their Scavenger Hunt Worksheet. (If you do not have clipboards, have the students use a binder or book to write on)
Remind them that they must bring a pencil.