MSS1/E2.2 Calculate the cost of more than one item and the change from a transaction, in pence or in whole pounds (a) understand that the same strategies used with numbers can be applied in practical situations using money

Budgeting Spreadsheet

Submitted by Neil Marshall on Tue, 2014-03-18 18:50

Numeracy: Functional Maths - data handling, Functional Maths - measures, shape, money, MSS1/E2.1, MSS1/E2.2, MSS1/E3.1, MSS1/E3.2

Context: Business & Money management, Independent living

Level: E2, E3

Resource type: Interactive worksheet

Budgeting Spreadsheet: Students enter amounts into a self calculating spreadsheet to work out a persons budget for the month.
This resource is best used around the topic of budgeting and bank accounts. I used it alongside the excellent Barclays Money Skills site.
Students enter the items from the A student’s Spending for the Month into the Budgeting Spread sheet. This automatically calculates the totals and allows the student to think about the budget without the barrier some find in doing the maths.

Functional Skills activity - phone contracts

Submitted by Neil Carver on Wed, 2013-02-06 21:32

Numeracy: Functional Maths, HD1/E2.1, MSS1/E2.2, HD1/E3.1, MSS1/E3.1, HD1/E3.2

Context: Electrical, Electronics & Technology, Retail Hospitality Customer service

Level: E2, E3

Resource type: Worksheet or assignment

An activity that gets students to analyse information from a table on different phone contracts. Covers extracting data, basic number and money.

Numeracy: Functional Maths - measures, shape, money, MSS1/E1.1, MSS1/E2.1, MSS1/E2.2

Literacy: Functional English - speaking, listening & communication, SLc/E1.1, SLc/E1.4, SLc/E2.1, SLc/E2.3

Context: Catering Food Nutrition, Retail Hospitality Customer service

Resource type: Listening and/or speaking activity, Worksheet or assignment

Level: E1, E2

Choosing and purchasing food and drinks. General discussion of foods that can be bought in a cafe or other outlets.
Find the cheapest, most expensive, two the same price, etc.
E1 – match food pics to words
Adding up the total cost of their meal (whole pounds or Australian dollars only).
Plus a cafe order docket for a role play. Students can take turns in being a waiter or waitress and writing down orders and adding up the bill.

E1-E2 Money activities

Submitted by Ruth Moulton on Tue, 2011-03-22 21:03

Numeracy: Functional Maths - measures, shape, money, MSS1/E1.1, MSS1/E2.1, MSS1/E2.2

Context: Retail Hospitality Customer service

Level: E1, E2

Resource type: Hands-on / practical activity

Hands-on / kinaesthetic activity where learners select coins, work out prices and change, and line up in order of “wealth” (according to their laminated purse cards).
With teaching and differentiation ideas. Fully mapped to E1-E2 numeracy and Functional Maths.
Note: best used with real money but if you want printable money please use Magic Money for coins and Working in a Charity Shop for notes (see links below).

Working at the Hair Salon - Functional Maths

Submitted by Annette Tedder on Wed, 2011-03-09 15:29

Numeracy: Functional Maths, N1/E2.3, HD1/E2.1, MSS1/E2.2, HD1/E3.1, MSS1/E3.3

Context: Hairdressing & Beauty therapy

Level: E2, E3

Resource type: Worksheet or assignment

A Functional Maths project for Entry 2/3 students. It requires students to read and interpret information from a hair salon appointment book. To use add, subtract and multiply; calculate stock and cost of services. Students must use the given appointment book throughout the whole project as well as show their working out and check their answers. It is a good introduction to the Functional Skills requirements of using all the information given rather than treating each question as a separate entity.

You're in the Money v2

Submitted by Ruth Read on Sun, 2010-02-21 22:13

Numeracy: Functional Maths, Data Handling, MSS1/E2.2, N1/E3.1, MSS1/E3.1, MSS1/E3.2, MSS1/L1.1

Context: Independent living

Level: E2, E3, L1, L2

Resource type: Investigation or project, Worksheet or assignment

An adaptation of John Thompson’s popular You’re in the money (1997 – see below) which makes good use of Argos and Littlewoods catalogues. This adaptation has differentiated task sheets (E2-3, and L1-2) and is ideal for underpinning many aspects of Functional Mathematics including money, odd-even numbers, problem solving, rounding, averages and more; in addition to developing problem solving skills.

A visit to the garden centre

Submitted by Pete Allsop on Tue, 2009-09-15 17:25

Numeracy: Number, MSS1/E2.2, N2/E3.5, MSS1/E3.1

Context: Gardening & Horticulture

Level: E2, E3

Resource type: Worksheet or assignment

A visit to the garden centre was written for NCPT horticulture students but ideal for anyone with an interest in gardening. Cover addition. subtraction. multiplication and division of whole number and money.

The problem with money...

Submitted by Michael Garen on Fri, 2009-04-10 17:25

Numeracy: MSS1/E1.1, MSS1/E2.1, MSS1/E2.2

Resource type: Worksheet or assignment

Level: E1, E2

A selection of graduated money problems (recognising coins, counting coins, cost of multiple items, change from a £1) where the correct coins must be selected from each picture box.

Ordering a curry

Submitted by John Michaux on Fri, 2008-02-15 16:53

Numeracy: MSS1/E2.2, MSS1/E3.1

Context: Catering Food Nutrition

Level: E2, E3

Resource type: Worksheet or assignment

A series of differentiated tasks that provide practice with adding up money and sticking to a budget.

Money 2

Submitted by John Thompson B on Tue, 2007-05-22 17:18

Numeracy: MSS1/E2.1, MSS1/E2.2

Resource type: Interactive worksheet

Level: E2

Money 2 provides further Entry 2 practice (see also Money 1) and includes: ‘missing money’, making up money, working out change, etc. 22 self-marking questions.

Note this resource runs in a web browser and should be installed as follows:
This resource is supplied in a zip folder. Unzip (right click on downloaded file and select ‘extract all’) the folder to a suitably named folder (e.g. Money 2). Your new folder will contain questions, images, button and a folder called money2res.

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