Classroom Randomiser (Whose)

Spreadsheet program (with nice GUI) that selects four students by number (出席番号).

This is a very basic Excel spreadsheet (with three tabs) that selects four students at random based on their assigned number (出席番号). This was originally designed for use with Sunshine 1's Power-Up 5 program.

Show the spreadsheet to the class using a projector or television. Type in the number of students in the class in cell K2. This provides the limit for the random number generator. Note: the first and last boxes select a number from that whole range. The middle two boxes select a number from the top or bottom half of the range. This produces a more even spread of numbers and reduces the 'doubling up' of results.

When used with Power-Up 5, the numbers showing above the pictures indicate which student owns the object. Those students stand up. They have to answer "Which umbrella is yours?" or "Whose [stationery] is this?"

The advantage of this approach is that you can press F9 and instantly get new results. It's a fun and slightly more dramatic way of doing it. The pictures are from Irastoya and can be changed easily.

Feel free to download and modify!

Submitted by Keith Miyazaki December 7, 2020 Estimated time: 5-10 minutes
  1. TuxedoNeko October 20, 2023

    This is cute! Is this possibly for Power-up 2? The "Which notebook is yours?" lesson?

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