# Motor vehicles & Transport

## Using distance and mileage charts

Submitted by Nicola Smith on Mon, 2017-09-25 19:13

#### Resource type: Discussion points, Interactive presentation

Functional skills maths.
Extract information from mileage and distance (network) diagrams. Complete a mileage chart.
Editor’s note
With worked solutions, pop up help and a final challenge question.
Ideal as an introduction or for revision.

## Formula 1 Functional Maths

Submitted by Bruce Nightingale on Sun, 2017-09-17 20:23

#### Resource type: Worksheet or assignment

A set of Formula 1 scenarios based on the four rules of mathematics and using formulae expressed in words and/or numbers. This resource tests students’ ability to use formulae to solve problems based on a motor racing car travelling on a race track. Some of the scenarios test the students ability to convert units to get a sensible answer. I encourage my students to estimate the answers before attempting for real! Some do, some don’t …

Editor’s note
With Functional Maths mapping and sample answers.

## How to not pass your driving test

Submitted by Jane Johnson on Tue, 2017-05-30 09:42

#### Resource type: Discussion points, Reading comprehension, Worksheet or assignment, Writing prompts

A short, contextual news article with associated comprehension and two writing tasks (a Facebook message and a formal letter).

Editor’s note
With answers and detailed curriculum mapping.

## Highway Code for Motor Cyclists

Submitted by Jane Johnson on Sun, 2017-01-15 23:52

#### Resource type: Reading comprehension, Writing prompts

A short reading comprehension and writing task based on a section of the Highway Code for motorcyclists.

## Car Ferry - Functional Maths

Submitted by Laurence Fletcher on Fri, 2016-09-23 18:00

#### Resource type: Worksheet or assignment

Entry level Functional Skills Maths on the theme of vehicles queuing up ready to board a ferry.
Covers many aspects of Functional Maths including: number, position & size, simple lists and charts, and time.

Editor’s note
Two versions available: E1-E2 and E2-E3.
With detailed Functional Maths mapping and teaching tips

## Ice Falling from Planes

Submitted by Marion Martin on Sun, 2016-07-03 18:02

#### Resource type: Reading comprehension, Wordsearch, Worksheet or assignment

A simplified version of a newspaper article. The reading is followed by comprehension questions, a meaning match, a word find, and a scanning for correct spelling exercise. Developed for an adult student with Asperger’s, as well as dyslexia, who needs lots of motivation and exercises easy enough for him to be able to be successful without too much help.

Adapted from a Level 1 resource What happens to Ice Falling from planes
from Dave Norgate (2010).

## Writing an email - I saw a car for sale

Submitted by Hazel Hughes on Sat, 2016-06-18 17:12

#### Resource type: Writing frame, Writing prompts

Your brother is looking for a new car. You notice a suitable car advertised in your local supermarket so you email your brother and tell him about the car.
Entry 2 Functional Skills practice writing exam – with suggested differentiation for E1 and E3.
Editor’s note
With Functional Skills mapping

## Learning to Drive - Functional English tasks

Submitted by Jane Johnson on Wed, 2016-06-01 21:19

#### Resource type: Reading comprehension, Worksheet or assignment, Writing prompts

A set of three different texts and reading comprehension activities based on the theme of learning to drive, aimed at Level 1 learners who may be working towards Level 2. Plus two related writing activities.
Editor’s note
Includes full curriculum mapping and answers.

## Car Service L2 Functional ICT

Submitted by Karen Foot on Thu, 2015-10-08 14:04

#### Resource type: Assessment material, ICT task sheet

Set of resources created by myself and colleague, David Bayne , to help students use Word, Excel and Access. We wanted students to practise for the Level 2 ICT Functional Skills exams, using a method that would be familiar to them. They all drive cars and need to get them serviced, so this seemed a suitable area to use.

## Drink driving - write a speech

Submitted by Karen Foot on Tue, 2015-03-03 22:29

#### Level: L2

One of the Level 2 Functional English Writing exam papers asked students to write a speech.

I found a speech online and showed them how to use repeated words, emphasis, subheadings and to think about their audience. I then used the Drink Aware website to create this resource to enable students to practise speech writing.

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