HD1/L1.1

Extract and interpret information, e.g. tables, diagrams, charts, simple line graphs. (a) Understand that the title, labels, key provide information (b) Know how to read the scale on an axis (c) Know how to use a simple scale such as 1 cm to 1 m (d) Know how to obtain information from a pictogram, pie chart, bar chart and single-line graph, including use of decimal numbers

Car park survey pictogram creator

Submitted by John Thompson B on Mon, 2009-09-28 17:25

Numeracy: HD1/E3.2, HD1/L1.1, HD1/E3.4

Context: Motor vehicles & Transport

Level: E3, L1

Resource type: Resource generator

Car park survey pictogram creator is a clever Excel sheet for recording the different numbers of coloured cars in a car park.
Two versions are available – v1 has 1 picture representing 1 car, version 2 has one picture representing 5 cars.

Fairtrade numeracy

Submitted by Jackie Barton on Fri, 2009-06-05 17:25

Numeracy: N2/L1.3, HD1/L1.1, HD1/L2.1

Context: Voluntary & Charity

Level: L1, L2

Resource type: Worksheet or assignment

Athought-provoking set of questions covering fractions, decimals and percentages; plus bar charts and dual line graphs (and some general questions about becoming a Fairtrade college).

Smarties pictogram creator

Submitted by John Thompson B on Wed, 2009-06-03 17:25

Numeracy: HD1/E3.2, HD1/L1.1, HD1/E3.4

ICT: Charts & graphs

Free tags: Smarties & Love Hearts

Resource type: Resource generator

Level: E3, L1

A very clever Excel sheet to accompany the ever-popular Smarties data handling resource and a great way of combining numeracy and IT skills.

Temperature and thermometers

Submitted by John Wood on Wed, 2008-04-09 16:53

Numeracy: HD1/L1.3, HD1/L1.4, HD1/L2.3, HD1/L2.4, HD1/L1.1, HD1/L2.1, HD1/L1.2, HD1/L2.2, MSS1/L1.4, MSS1/L2.4

Resource type: Worksheet or assignment

Level: L1, L2

Temperature and thermometers is a great set of ‘real life’ questions, many based on weather statistics from across the world. Covers reading scales, using two scales to convert between Celsius and Fahrenheit, understanding negative temperatures, finding mean average and range, extracting information from tables and bar charts, and plotting data on line or bar charts. Due to the wide variety of skills covered, this makes an ideal end of year revision exercise- as well as neatly covering the temperature elements of the L1/2 curriculum.

What's the weather like? Party Time!

Submitted by Jan Robinson on Tue, 2007-03-13 17:18

Numeracy: HD1/L1.3, HD1/L1.4, HD1/L1.1, HD1/L1.2

ICT: Charts & graphs

Context: Leisure Travel Tourism

Resource type: Investigation or project, Worksheet or assignment

Level: L1

What’s the weather like? and Party Time! are two ‘real-life’ task sheets that involve budgeting, Excel charts and tables, rounding and checking, and finding mean and range.

Smarties L1-2 investigation

Submitted by Judith White on Tue, 2007-02-20 17:19

Numeracy: HD1/L1.3, HD1/L1.4, HD1/L2.3, HD1/L2.4, HD1/L1.1, HD1/L2.1, HD1/L1.2, HD1/L2.2

Free tags: Smarties & Love Hearts

Level: L1, L2

Resource type: Investigation or project, Worksheet or assignment

A twist on our ever-popular original E1-L1 Smarties resource (see below) rewritten for Level 1-2 students. Now with questions on mean, mode, median and pie charts.

Burger King

Submitted by Saul Pope on Sun, 2007-02-18 17:19

Numeracy: HD1/E3.1, N1/L1.3, HD1/L1.1, HD1/L2.1, MSS1/E3.6, MSS1/L1.4, MSS1/L1.6, MSS1/L2.3, MSS1/L2.5

Context: Catering Food Nutrition, Health, Social care, Early years

Level: E3, L1, L2

Resource type: Investigation or project, Worksheet or assignment

Fabulous statistics investigation that involves extracting information from tables; reading, comparing and calculating with measures; and much discussion about healthy (unhealthy?) eating!
If you like Saul’s resources he has a book: ‘58 quick activities that don’t need a photocopier’.

Using Health Statistics

Submitted by John Michaux on Fri, 2007-01-05 17:19

Numeracy: HD1/L1.3, HD1/L1.4, HD1/L2.3, HD1/L2.4, HD1/L1.1, HD1/L2.1, HD1/L1.2, HD1/L2.2

Context: Health, Social care, Early years

Level: L1, L2

Resource type: Game, Sort or match cards, Worksheet or assignment

A card game and a great way to introduce students to official statistics and get them to extract, interpret, and organise data.

Costing toolkits

Submitted by Jan Robinson on Fri, 2006-10-06 17:11

Numeracy: Functional Maths, HD1/L1.3, HD1/L1.4, HD1/L1.1, HD1/L1.2

ICT: Functional ICT, Charts & graphs

Context: Hairdressing & Beauty therapy, Motor vehicles & Transport

Resource type: Investigation or project, Worksheet or assignment

Level: L1

Two task sheets – one for beauty therapists, one for motor vehicle students, etc. Find information, work out total cost, mean and range, display your results in a chart. (Originally used for Level 1 Key Skills Application of Number portfolio work).

What is a Bar chart?

Submitted by Dave Clapham on Mon, 2006-02-13 17:12

Numeracy: HD1/E2.1, HD1/E3.1, HD1/L1.1

Resource type: Informative presentation

Level: E2, E3, L1

Makes a good introduction to drawing and interpreting bar charts.

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