MSS1/L1.1

MSS1/L1.1 Add, subtract, multiply and divide sums of money and record (a) understand place value of whole numbers and decimals up to two decimal places but recognise that money is written either as a whole number or to two decimal places, e.g. £5 or £5.00, but not £5.0 (b) know that, for column addition and subtraction, decimals should be aligned by the decimal point

E3-L1 Payslip questions

Submitted by Jayne Summerbell on Tue, 2010-06-29 22:12

Numeracy: MSS1/E3.1, MSS1/L1.1

Context: Business & Money management, Employment skills & Public services

Level: E3, L1

Resource type: Worksheet or assignment

A set of 7 questions based on a payslip. Ideal for work skills / personal money management classes.

L1 Functional Maths redecorating a room

Submitted by Leia Fee on Thu, 2010-04-01 22:13

Numeracy: Functional Maths - measures, shape, money, Functional Maths - number, MSS1/L1.9, MSS1/L1.1, MSS1/L1.4

Context: Painting Decorating & DIY

Level: L1

Resource type: Worksheet or assignment

These tasks are a great way to practice L1 measure, area and estimating skills in a practical problem solving scenario. Scaffolding is provided for individual tasks to help build the skills required for functionality. Ideal (and fully mapped to) L1 FM.

Stash the cash

Submitted by Andy Morrell on Thu, 2010-03-25 22:29

Numeracy: Functional Maths, Common Measures, HD1/L2.3, MSS1/E3.1, MSS1/L1.1, N1/L1.2

Context: Employment skills & Public services

Level: E3, L1, L2

Resource type: Game, Worksheet or assignment

A wonderful dice game that will also improve money skills (addition and subtraction) and awareness of negative numbers.
Plus extension L2 statistics questions. Ideal for work skills students and fully mapped to L1 Functional Maths criteria.

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.

Numeracy: Functional Maths - measures, shape, money, Functional Maths - number, MSS1/L1.1

Context: Construction Carpentry Plumbing

Level: L1, L2

Resource type: Interactive presentation, Worksheet or assignment

DecimalsDecimalsA set of real life problems written for construction students but suitable for any L1-2 Functional Maths students. Covers wages, hire purchase, savings accounts, metric measures, loans, and gas bills! Mapped to the FM criteria and linked to Elizabeth’s FM schemes of work (see below).
Mapped to the FM criteria. Could also be printed out as worksheets.

Numeracy: Functional Maths, MSS1/L1.1

Context: Construction Carpentry Plumbing, Leisure Travel Tourism

Level: L1, L2

Resource type: Informative presentation, Lesson plan

Active learning planActive learning planA set of two detailed lesson plans and sample differentiated active learning plans written for construction students but suitable for any L1-2 FM students. Mapped to the FM criteria.

Employment skills

Submitted by Andrew Case on Wed, 2009-12-09 17:24

Numeracy: Functional Maths - measures, shape, money, MSS1/E3.1, MSS1/E3.2, MSS1/L1.1, MSS1/L2.1

Literacy: Functional English - speaking, listening & communication

Context: Employment skills & Public services

Resource type: Discussion points, Worksheet or assignment

Level: E3, L1, L2

Two task sheets. The first, ‘My Budget’, encourages learners to compare their current budget with what it could be if they were in employment.
The second was used on an ASDAN Unit 3 business planning course and encourages discussion about the costs of self-employment.
Suitable for underpinning Functional Maths (E3 upwards).

Floor plan area and perimeter tasks

Submitted by Pauline Bicker on Tue, 2009-06-30 17:25

Numeracy: MSS1/L1.8, MSS1/L1.9, MSS1/L1.1

Context: Painting Decorating & DIY

Level: L1, L2

Resource type: Worksheet or assignment

Lots of real life decorating problems. Makes a great introduction to area using the count-the-squares method. Also covers multiplying money (working out cost of tiling, etc.) and ideas for L2 extension work.

Autumn apple cake

Submitted by Judith White on Thu, 2008-08-28 16:52

Numeracy: N1/L1.7, MSS1/E3.2, MSS1/L1.1, N1/L2.4, MSS1/L2.9, N2/L1.5, MSS1/L2.6

Free tags: Autumn, Equality and Diversity, Recipe

Context: Catering Food Nutrition

Level: E3, L1, L2

Resource type: Investigation or project, Worksheet or assignment

A wonderful seasonal L1-2 investigation (2 options – one for L1, one for L2) that covers ratios, formulae (oven temperatures, cake tins), converting measures, money and more.

Also includes a useful information sheet on autumn festivals from different cultures and faiths – ideal for prompting further discussion re. equality and diversity.

Working with money

Submitted by Paul Hanby on Mon, 2008-06-09 16:53

Numeracy: MSS1/L1.1

Context: Employment skills & Public services, Retail Hospitality Customer service

Level: L1

Resource type: Lesson plan, Worksheet or assignment

A complete 2 page lesson plan plus 2 related worksheets and answer sheet – everything you need for a 90 minute session on adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing money (also includes finding range and mean). Focuses on real life practical situations of checking till receipts and pay slips.

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