# 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

## How much per week?

Submitted by Carrie Bray on Mon, 2011-03-28 10:11

#### Resource type: Worksheet or assignment

Working out weekly wages and then comparing, ordering and rounding your results. Includes information on the UK minimum wage – which makes an ideal discussion prompt.

## E3-L1 Payslip questions

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

#### 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

#### 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

#### 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

#### 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.

## L1-2 Functional Maths money and decimal problem solving

Submitted by Elizabeth Adeyemi on Tue, 2010-02-02 22:13

#### Resource type: Interactive presentation, Worksheet or assignment

DecimalsA 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.

## L1-2 Functional Maths planning a holiday lesson plan

Submitted by Elizabeth Adeyemi on Tue, 2010-02-02 22:13

#### Resource type: Informative presentation, Lesson plan

Active 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

#### 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

#### 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

#### 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.

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