Getting to know a spreadsheet

This lesson introduces you to the concept of spreadsheets and why spreadsheets are useful. You will learn how to navigate a spreadsheet via its rows and columns, and become familiar with the cell referencing system. You will locate and select ranges of cells and change cells’ background colour and border properties.

Video

Click on the play button to start the video. If your teacher asks you to pause the video and look at the worksheet you should:

  • Click "Close Video"
  • Click "Next" to view the activity

Your video will re-appear on the next page, and will stay paused in the right place.

Worksheet

These slides will take you through some tasks for the lesson. If you need to re-play the video, click the ‘Resume Video’ icon. If you are asked to add answers to the slides, first download or print out the worksheet. Once you have finished all the tasks, click ‘Next’ below.

This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

Getting to know a spreadsheet

This quiz is to assess your learning during this lesson.

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Q1.Can you name the range of cells in this image?

1/3

Q2.Can you name the range of cells in this image?

2/3

Q3.What is selected in the image?

3/3

This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

Getting to know a spreadsheet

This quiz is to assess your learning during this lesson.

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Q1.Can you name the range of cells in this image?

1/3

Q2.Can you name the range of cells in this image?

2/3

Q3.What is selected in the image?

3/3

Lesson summary: Getting to know a spreadsheet

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