Measures shape and space

E2-E3 Make a cake Functional Maths revision

Submitted by Ruth Read on Mon, 2011-05-16 08:24

Numeracy: Functional Maths, Measures shape and space, General numeracy / maths

Free tags: Recipe

Context: Catering Food Nutrition

Level: E2, E3

Resource type: Hands-on / practical activity, Investigation or project, Revision material, Teaching idea, Worksheet or assignment

Ideas for a revision class on the theme of making a cake. I have included a cake recipe by Delia Smith and some prices of cake ingredients and items for cake decorating.

I first used this activity with a mixed group of young adult learners with a range of learning difficulties. I found it worked better to give them a list of prices rather than asking them to find their own, because then they could focus on the main tasks.

E3 Easter numeracy assignment

Submitted by Carrie Bray on Thu, 2010-03-25 22:13

Numeracy: Number, Measures shape and space, Data Handling

Free tags: Easter

Level: E3

Resource type: Worksheet or assignment

A lovely topical set of questions covering whole numbers, rounding, fractions, measures, shape and space and data handling. Makes a great end of term activity.

45 Christmas Maths Questions

Submitted by Carrie Bray on Sat, 2009-12-12 17:24

Numeracy: Functional Maths, Number, Measures shape and space, Data Handling

Free tags: Christmas

Level: E3, L1

Resource type: Worksheet or assignment

Wonderful set of questions aimed at E3-L1 (with some questions slightly lower/higher). There is a good mix of straightforward maths and light-hearted Christmas problem solving – which also makes this ideal for underpinning Functional Maths.
Topics include whole numbers, fractions, data (tallies, averages), money and measures.

How to make a Christmas star

Submitted by Sarah Horsley on Sun, 2009-11-29 17:24

Literacy: Reading, Rs/E3.1

Numeracy: Measures shape and space

General: Generic resources for literacy, numeracy and beyond

Free tags: Family learning, Christmas

Resource type: Hands-on / practical activity

Level: E1, E2, E3, L1

How to make a Christmas starHow to make a Christmas starA fabulous set of illustrated instructions. Makes a great activity for literacy and numeracy classes (reading instructions, measuring, shapes, etc.) at many levels.
For an easy to use template please see Bryan Fitzpatrick’s accompany resource below.

Boxes - initial / diagnostic assessment

Submitted by Ruth Read on Sun, 2009-11-15 17:24

Numeracy: Measures shape and space, General numeracy / maths, Functional Maths - measures, shape, money

Resource type: Assessment material, Investigation or project

Level: E2, E3, L1

Boxes is a very useful hands-on diagnostic assessment activity ideal for the start of term. Covers many aspects of Measure Shape and Space including estimatiung, measuring, rounding, area and volume. With ideas for L1-2 extension. Also suitable for underpinning Functional Maths.

Practice L1 Numeracy test

Submitted by Dave Clapham on Tue, 2009-10-13 17:25

Numeracy: Functional Maths, Number, Measures shape and space, Data Handling

Resource type: Assessment material

Level: L1

A fabulous 40 question practice paper written to provide challenging extra practice after a group of learners participated in a very difficult L1 numeracy test (the levels of the national test certainly do seem to be erratic at times, and definitely harder than when it was first introduced). Unlike the national test, the questions in this test are not multiple choice – making it equally suitable for initial assessment in both L1 and L2 classes.

Practice E3 Numeracy assignment - mobiles

Submitted by Dave Clapham on Mon, 2009-05-25 17:25

Numeracy: Number, Measures shape and space, Data Handling

Free tags: Mobile phone

Level: E3

Resource type: Assessment material, Revision material

A City & Guilds Style practice paper – 18 questions, many with a mobile phone theme. Covers money, measures, shape & space, bar charts, estimating and rounding, tallies, fractions, multiplication, division and more. Great for homework, revision or assessment.

Numeracy: Number, Measures shape and space, Data Handling, General numeracy / maths

ESOL: General ESOL

General: Exam tips and help

Resource type: Revision material

Level: L1

Written for ESOL students with good basic numeracy skills who were taking the test without attending numeracy classes. However these notes are brilliant for any Level 1 numeracy student (who should also refer to the E3 tips below).

Numeracy: Number, Measures shape and space, Data Handling, General numeracy / maths

ESOL: General ESOL

General: Exam tips and help

Resource type: Revision material

Level: L2

Written for ESOL students with good basic numeracy skills who were taking the test without attending numeracy classes. However these notes are brilliant for any Level 2 numeracy student (who should also refer to the Level 1 notes – see below).

Level 1 Numeracy facts and figures jigsaw

Submitted by Andrea McCulloch on Wed, 2008-05-28 16:53

Numeracy: Measures shape and space, Data Handling, Fractions decimals & percentages

Resource type: Revision material, Tarsia jigsaw

Level: L1

16 piece triangular jigsaw where you must match the facts and figures to the correct definitions / answers. Makes a great revision activity – covers all area of the curriculum. Andrea suggests that as the print is quite small on the standard sized puzzle, tutors might find it helpful to print out the larger version of the puzzle (select Output – large, i.e. three pieces per A4 sheet).

All Tarsia jigsaws can also be printed out as flashcards / dominoes.
You will need Tarsia Formulator in order to use this resource.

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